Psalm 146 NKJV/NIV - Online Parallel Bible

 
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1 Praise the Lord! Praise the Lord, O my soul! 1 Praise the LORD. Praise the LORD, O my soul.
2 While I live I will praise the Lord; I will sing praises to my God while I have my being. 2 I will praise the LORD all my life; I will sing praise to my God as long as I live.
3 Do not put your trust in princes, Nor in a son of man, in whom there is no help. 3 Do not put your trust in princes, in mortal men, who cannot save.
4 His spirit departs, he returns to his earth; In that very day his plans perish. 4 When their spirit departs, they return to the ground; on that very day their plans come to nothing.
5 Happy is he who has the God of Jacob for his help, Whose hope is in the Lord his God, 5 Blessed is he whose help is the God of Jacob, whose hope is in the LORD his God,
6 Who made heaven and earth, The sea, and all that is in them; Who keeps truth forever, 6 the Maker of heaven and earth, the sea, and everything in them-- the LORD, who remains faithful forever.
7 Who executes justice for the oppressed, Who gives food to the hungry. The Lord gives freedom to the prisoners. 7 He upholds the cause of the oppressed and gives food to the hungry. The LORD sets prisoners free,
8 The Lord opens the eyes of the blind; The Lord raises those who are bowed down; The Lord 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 watches over the strangers; He relieves the fatherless and widow; But the way of the wicked He turns upside down. 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 shall reign forever-- Your God, O Zion, to all generations. Praise the Lord! 10 The LORD reigns forever, your God, O Zion, for all generations. Praise the LORD.