Parallel Bible results for Psalm 135

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Psalm 135

MSG 1 Hallelujah! Praise the name of God, praise the works of God. NIV 1 Praise the LORD. Praise the name of the LORD; praise him, you servants of the LORD, MSG 2 All you priests on duty in God's temple, serving in the sacred halls of our God, NIV 2 you who minister in the house of the LORD, in the courts of the house of our God. MSG 3 Shout "Hallelujah!" because God's so good, sing anthems to his beautiful name. NIV 3 Praise the LORD, for the LORD is good; sing praise to his name, for that is pleasant. MSG 4 And why? Because God chose Jacob, embraced Israel as a prize possession. NIV 4 For the LORD has chosen Jacob to be his own, Israel to be his treasured possession. MSG 5 I too give witness to the greatness of God, our Lord, high above all other gods. NIV 5 I know that the LORD is great, that our Lord is greater than all gods. MSG 6 He does just as he pleases - however, wherever, whenever. NIV 6 The LORD does whatever pleases him, in the heavens and on the earth, in the seas and all their depths. MSG 7 He makes the weather - clouds and thunder, lightning and rain, wind pouring out of the north. NIV 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. MSG 8 He struck down the Egyptian firstborn, both human and animal firstborn. NIV 8 He struck down the firstborn of Egypt, the firstborn of men and animals. MSG 9 He made Egypt sit up and take notice, confronted Pharaoh and his servants with miracles. NIV 9 He sent his signs and wonders into your midst, O Egypt, against Pharaoh and all his servants. MSG 10 Yes, he struck down great nations, he slew mighty kings - NIV 10 He struck down many nations and killed mighty kings-- MSG 11 Sihon king of the Amorites, also Og of Bashan - every last one of the Canaanite kings! NIV 11 Sihon king of the Amorites, Og king of Bashan and all the kings of Canaan-- MSG 12 Then he turned their land over to Israel, a gift of good land to his people. NIV 12 and he gave their land as an inheritance, an inheritance to his people Israel. MSG 13 God, your name is eternal, God, you'll never be out-of-date. NIV 13 Your name, O LORD, endures forever, your renown, O LORD, through all generations. MSG 14 God stands up for his people, God holds the hands of his people. NIV 14 For the LORD will vindicate his people and have compassion on his servants. MSG 15 The gods of the godless nations are mere trinkets, made for quick sale in the markets: NIV 15 The idols of the nations are silver and gold, made by the hands of men. MSG 16 Chiseled mouths that can't talk, painted eyes that can't see, NIV 16 They have mouths, but cannot speak, eyes, but they cannot see; MSG 17 Carved ears that can't hear - dead wood! cold metal! NIV 17 they have ears, but cannot hear, nor is there breath in their mouths. MSG 18 Those who make and trust them become like them. NIV 18 Those who make them will be like them, and so will all who trust in them. MSG 19 Family of Israel, bless God! Family of Aaron, bless God! NIV 19 O house of Israel, praise the LORD; O house of Aaron, praise the LORD; MSG 20 Family of Levi, bless God! You who fear God, bless God! NIV 20 O house of Levi, praise the LORD; you who fear him, praise the LORD. MSG 21 Oh, blessed be God of Zion, First Citizen of Jerusalem! Hallelujah! NIV 21 Praise be to the LORD from Zion, to him who dwells in Jerusalem. Praise the LORD.