Psalm 135:1-21 ESV/NIV - Online Parallel Bible

 
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1 Praise the LORD! Praise the name of the LORD, give praise, O servants of the LORD, 1 Praise the LORD. Praise the name of the LORD; praise him, you servants of the LORD,
2 who stand in the house of the LORD, in the courts of the house of our God! 2 you who minister in the house of the LORD, in the courts of the house of our God.
3 Praise the LORD, for the LORD is good; sing to his name, for it is pleasant! 3 Praise the LORD, for the LORD is good; sing praise to his name, for that is pleasant.
4 For the LORD has chosen Jacob for himself, Israel as his own possession. 4 For the LORD has chosen Jacob to be his own, Israel to be his treasured possession.
5 For I know that the LORD is great, and that our Lord is above all gods. 5 I know that the LORD is great, that our Lord is greater than all gods.
6 Whatever the LORD pleases, he does, in heaven and on earth, in the seas and all deeps. 6 The LORD does whatever pleases him, in the heavens and on the earth, in the seas and all their depths.
7 He it is who makes the clouds rise at the end of the earth, who makes lightnings for the rain and brings forth the wind from his storehouses. 7 He makes clouds rise from the ends of the earth; he sends lightning with the rain and brings out the wind from his storehouses.
8 He it was who struck down the firstborn of Egypt, both of man and of beast; 8 He struck down the firstborn of Egypt, the firstborn of men and animals.
9 who in your midst, O Egypt, sent signs and wonders against Pharaoh and all his servants; 9 He sent his signs and wonders into your midst, O Egypt, against Pharaoh and all his servants.
10 who struck down many nations and killed mighty kings, 10 He struck down many nations and killed mighty kings--
11 Sihon, king of the Amorites, and Og, king of Bashan, and all the kingdoms of Canaan, 11 Sihon king of the Amorites, Og king of Bashan and all the kings of Canaan--
12 and gave their land as a heritage, a heritage to his people Israel. 12 and he gave their land as an inheritance, an inheritance to his people Israel.
13 Your name, O LORD, endures forever, your renown, O LORD, throughout all ages. 13 Your name, O LORD, endures forever, your renown, O LORD, through all generations.
14 For the LORD will vindicate his people and have compassion on his servants. 14 For the LORD will vindicate his people and have compassion on his servants.
15 The idols of the nations are silver and gold, the work of human hands. 15 The idols of the nations are silver and gold, made by the hands of men.
16 They have mouths, but do not speak; they have eyes, but do not see; 16 They have mouths, but cannot speak, eyes, but they cannot see;
17 they have ears, but do not hear, nor is there any breath in their mouths. 17 they have ears, but cannot hear, nor is there breath in their mouths.
18 Those who make them become like them, so do all who trust in them! 18 Those who make them will be like them, and so will all who trust in them.
19 O house of Israel, bless the LORD! O house of Aaron, bless the LORD! 19 O house of Israel, praise the LORD; O house of Aaron, praise the LORD;
20 O house of Levi, bless the LORD! You who fear the LORD, bless the LORD! 20 O house of Levi, praise the LORD; you who fear him, praise the LORD.
21 Blessed be the LORDfrom Zion, he who dwells in Jerusalem! Praise the LORD! 21 Praise be to the LORD from Zion, to him who dwells in Jerusalem. Praise the LORD.