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

 
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1 Praise Yah! Praise the name of Yahweh. Praise [him], O servants of Yahweh, 1 Praise the LORD. Praise the name of the LORD; praise him, you servants of the LORD,
2 who stand in the house of Yahweh, 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 Yah, for Yahweh [is] good. Sing praises concerning 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 Yah has chosen Jacob for himself, Israel as his special possession. 4 For the LORD has chosen Jacob to be his own, Israel to be his treasured possession.
5 For I know that Yahweh [is] great, and our Lord [is greater] than all gods. 5 I know that the LORD is great, that our Lord is greater than all gods.
6 All that Yahweh desires, he does, in heaven and on earth, in the seas and all [the] depths. 6 The LORD does whatever pleases him, in the heavens and on the earth, in the seas and all their depths.
7 [He] causes clouds to rise from the edge of the earth; he makes lightnings for the rain; [he] brings out [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 Who struck the firstborn of Egypt, both of humans and animals. 8 He struck down the firstborn of Egypt, the firstborn of men and animals.
9 He sent signs and wonders into your midst, O Egypt, 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 many nations and killed mighty kings-- 10 He struck down many nations and killed mighty kings--
11 Sihon the king of the Amorites, and Og the 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 he gave their land as an inheritance, an inheritance for his people Israel. 12 and he gave their land as an inheritance, an inheritance to his people Israel.
13 O Yahweh, your name [endures] forever, your {renown} {throughout all generations}, 13 Your name, O LORD, endures forever, your renown, O LORD, through all generations.
14 for Yahweh will plead [the] cause [of] his people and will 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 the hands of humankind. 15 The idols of the nations are silver and gold, made by the hands of men.
16 They have mouths, but cannot speak; they have eyes, but cannot see; 16 They have mouths, but cannot speak, eyes, but they cannot see;
17 they have ears, but cannot hear; there is not even 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, [as does] everyone who trusts 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 Yahweh. O house of Aaron, bless Yahweh. 19 O house of Israel, praise the LORD; O house of Aaron, praise the LORD;
20 O house of Levi, bless Yahweh. [You who] fear Yahweh, bless Yahweh. 20 O house of Levi, praise the LORD; you who fear him, praise the LORD.
21 Blessed [be] Yahweh from Zion, who dwells [in] Jerusalem. Praise Yah! 21 Praise be to the LORD from Zion, to him who dwells in Jerusalem. Praise the LORD.