Psalm 146 CEB/NIV - Online Parallel Bible

 
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1 Praise the LORD! Let my whole being praise the LORD! 1 Praise the LORD. Praise the LORD, O my soul.
2 I will praise the LORD with all my life; I will sing praises to my God as long as I live. 2 I will praise the LORD all my life; I will sing praise to my God as long as I live.
3 Don't trust leaders; don't trust any human beings— there's no saving help with them! 3 Do not put your trust in princes, in mortal men, who cannot save.
4 Their breath leaves them, then they go back to the ground. On that very same day, their plans die too. 4 When their spirit departs, they return to the ground; on that very day their plans come to nothing.
5 The person whose help is the God of Jacob— the person whose hope rests on the LORD their God— is truly happy! 5 Blessed is he whose help is the God of Jacob, whose hope is in the LORD his God,
6 God: the maker of heaven and earth, the sea, and all that is in them, God: who is faithful forever, 6 the Maker of heaven and earth, the sea, and everything in them-- the LORD, who remains faithful forever.
7 who gives justice to people who are oppressed, who gives bread to people who are starving! The LORD: who frees prisoners. 7 He upholds the cause of the oppressed and gives food to the hungry. The LORD sets prisoners free,
8 The LORD: who makes the blind see. The LORD: who straightens up those who are bent low. The LORD: who loves the righteous. 8 the LORD gives sight to the blind, the LORD lifts up those who are bowed down, the LORD loves the righteous.
9 The LORD: who protects immigrants, who helps orphans and widows, but who makes the way of the wicked twist and turn! 9 The LORD watches over the alien and sustains the fatherless and the widow, but he frustrates the ways of the wicked.
10 The LORD will rule forever! Zion, your God will rule from one generation to the next! Praise the LORD! 10 The LORD reigns forever, your God, O Zion, for all generations. Praise the LORD.