Parallel Bible results for Psalm 147

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Psalm 147

NKJV 1 Praise the Lord! For it is good to sing praises to our God; For it is pleasant, and praise is beautiful. NIV 1 Praise the LORD. How good it is to sing praises to our God, how pleasant and fitting to praise him! NKJV 2 The Lord builds up Jerusalem; He gathers together the outcasts of Israel. NIV 2 The LORD builds up Jerusalem; he gathers the exiles of Israel. NKJV 3 He heals the brokenhearted And binds up their wounds. NIV 3 He heals the brokenhearted and binds up their wounds. NKJV 4 He counts the number of the stars; He calls them all by name. NIV 4 He determines the number of the stars and calls them each by name. NKJV 5 Great is our Lord, and mighty in power; His understanding is infinite. NIV 5 Great is our Lord and mighty in power; his understanding has no limit. NKJV 6 The Lord lifts up the humble; He casts the wicked down to the ground. NIV 6 The LORD sustains the humble but casts the wicked to the ground. NKJV 7 Sing to the Lord with thanksgiving; Sing praises on the harp to our God, NIV 7 Sing to the LORD with thanksgiving; make music to our God on the harp. NKJV 8 Who covers the heavens with clouds, Who prepares rain for the earth, Who makes grass to grow on the mountains. NIV 8 He covers the sky with clouds; he supplies the earth with rain and makes grass grow on the hills. NKJV 9 He gives to the beast its food, And to the young ravens that cry. NIV 9 He provides food for the cattle and for the young ravens when they call. NKJV 10 He does not delight in the strength of the horse; He takes no pleasure in the legs of a man. NIV 10 His pleasure is not in the strength of the horse, nor his delight in the legs of a man; NKJV 11 The Lord takes pleasure in those who fear Him, In those who hope in His mercy. NIV 11 the LORD delights in those who fear him, who put their hope in his unfailing love. NKJV 12 Praise the Lord, O Jerusalem! Praise your God, O Zion! NIV 12 Extol the LORD, O Jerusalem; praise your God, O Zion, NKJV 13 For He has strengthened the bars of your gates; He has blessed your children within you. NIV 13 for he strengthens the bars of your gates and blesses your people within you. NKJV 14 He makes peace in your borders, And fills you with the finest wheat. NIV 14 He grants peace to your borders and satisfies you with the finest of wheat. NKJV 15 He sends out His command to the earth; His word runs very swiftly. NIV 15 He sends his command to the earth; his word runs swiftly. NKJV 16 He gives snow like wool; He scatters the frost like ashes; NIV 16 He spreads the snow like wool and scatters the frost like ashes. NKJV 17 He casts out His hail like morsels; Who can stand before His cold? NIV 17 He hurls down his hail like pebbles. Who can withstand his icy blast? NKJV 18 He sends out His word and melts them; He causes His wind to blow, and the waters flow. NIV 18 He sends his word and melts them; he stirs up his breezes, and the waters flow. NKJV 19 He declares His word to Jacob, His statutes and His judgments to Israel. NIV 19 He has revealed his word to Jacob, his laws and decrees to Israel. NKJV 20 He has not dealt thus with any nation; And as for His judgments, they have not known them. Praise the Lord! NIV 20 He has done this for no other nation; they do not know his laws. Praise the LORD.