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Psalm 147 YLT/NIV - Online Parallel Bible

 
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Young's Literal Translation (YLT) New International Version (NIV)
1 Praise ye Jah! For [it is] good to praise our God, For pleasant -- comely [is] praise. 1 Praise the LORD. How good it is to sing praises to our God, how pleasant and fitting to praise him!
2 Building Jerusalem [is] Jehovah, The driven away of Israel He gathereth. 2 The LORD builds up Jerusalem; he gathers the exiles of Israel.
3 Who is giving healing to the broken of heart, And is binding up their griefs. 3 He heals the brokenhearted and binds up their wounds.
4 Appointing the number of the stars, To all them He giveth names. 4 He determines the number of the stars and calls them each by name.
5 Great [is] our Lord, and abundant in power, Of His understanding there is no narration. 5 Great is our Lord and mighty in power; his understanding has no limit.
6 Jehovah is causing the meek to stand, Making low the wicked unto the earth. 6 The LORD sustains the humble but casts the wicked to the ground.
7 Answer ye to Jehovah with thanksgiving, Sing ye to our God with a harp. 7 Sing to the LORD with thanksgiving; make music to our God on the harp.
8 Who is covering the heavens with clouds, Who is preparing for the earth rain, Who is causing grass to spring up [on] mountains, 8 He covers the sky with clouds; he supplies the earth with rain and makes grass grow on the hills.
9 Giving to the beast its food, To the young of the ravens that call. 9 He provides food for the cattle and for the young ravens when they call.
10 Not in the might of the horse doth He delight, Not in the legs of a man is He pleased. 10 His pleasure is not in the strength of the horse, nor his delight in the legs of a man;
11 Jehovah is pleased with those fearing Him, With those waiting for His kindness. 11 the LORD delights in those who fear him, who put their hope in his unfailing love.
12 Glorify, O Jerusalem, Jehovah, Praise thy God, O Zion. 12 Extol the LORD, O Jerusalem; praise your God, O Zion,
13 For He did strengthen the bars of thy gates, He hath blessed thy sons in thy midst. 13 for he strengthens the bars of your gates and blesses your people within you.
14 Who is making thy border peace, [With] the fat of wheat He satisfieth Thee. 14 He grants peace to your borders and satisfies you with the finest of wheat.
15 Who is sending forth His saying [on] earth, Very speedily doth His word run. 15 He sends his command to the earth; his word runs swiftly.
16 Who is giving snow like wool, Hoar-frost as ashes He scattereth. 16 He spreads the snow like wool and scatters the frost like ashes.
17 Casting forth His ice like morsels, Before His cold who doth stand? 17 He hurls down his hail like pebbles. Who can withstand his icy blast?
18 He sendeth forth His word and melteth them, He causeth His wind to blow -- the waters flow. 18 He sends his word and melts them; he stirs up his breezes, and the waters flow.
19 Declaring His words to Jacob, His statutes and His judgments to Israel. 19 He has revealed his word to Jacob, his laws and decrees to Israel.
20 He hath not done so to any nation, As to judgments, they have not known them. Praise ye Jah! 20 He has done this for no other nation; they do not know his laws. Praise the LORD.