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Psalm 146 NIRV/NIV - Online Parallel Bible

 
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1 Praise the Lord. I will praise the Lord. 1 Praise the LORD. Praise the LORD, O my soul.
2 I will praise the LORD all my life. I will sing praise 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 put your trust in human leaders. Don't trust in people. They can't save you. 3 Do not put your trust in princes, in mortal men, who cannot save.
4 When they die, they return to the ground. On that very day their plans are bound to fail. 4 When their spirit departs, they return to the ground; on that very day their plans come to nothing.
5 Blessed are those who depend on the God of Jacob for help. Blessed are those who put their hope in the LORD their God. 5 Blessed is he whose help is the God of Jacob, whose hope is in the LORD his God,
6 He is the Maker of heaven and earth and the ocean. He made everything in them. The LORD remains faithful forever. 6 the Maker of heaven and earth, the sea, and everything in them-- the LORD, who remains faithful forever.
7 He stands up for those who are beaten down. He gives food to hungry people. The LORD sets prisoners free. 7 He upholds the cause of the oppressed and gives food to the hungry. The LORD sets prisoners free,
8 The LORD gives sight to those who are blind. The LORD lifts up those who feel helpless. The LORD loves those who do what is right. 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 watches over the outsiders who live in our land. He takes good care of children whose fathers have died. He also takes good care of widows. But he causes evil people to fail in everything they do. 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 rules forever. The God of Zion will rule for all time to come. Praise the Lord. 10 The LORD reigns forever, your God, O Zion, for all generations. Praise the LORD.