Parallel Bible results for Psalm 147

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Psalm 147

NLT 1 Praise the LORD! How good it is to sing praises to our God! How delightful and how right! NIV 1 Praise the LORD. How good it is to sing praises to our God, how pleasant and fitting to praise him! NLT 2 The LORD is rebuilding Jerusalem and bringing the exiles back to Israel. NIV 2 The LORD builds up Jerusalem; he gathers the exiles of Israel. NLT 3 He heals the brokenhearted, binding up their wounds. NIV 3 He heals the brokenhearted and binds up their wounds. NLT 4 He counts the stars and calls them all by name. NIV 4 He determines the number of the stars and calls them each by name. NLT 5 How great is our Lord! His power is absolute! His understanding is beyond comprehension! NIV 5 Great is our Lord and mighty in power; his understanding has no limit. NLT 6 The LORD supports the humble, but he brings the wicked down into the dust. NIV 6 The LORD sustains the humble but casts the wicked to the ground. NLT 7 Sing out your thanks to the LORD; sing praises to our God, accompanied by harps. NIV 7 Sing to the LORD with thanksgiving; make music to our God on the harp. NLT 8 He covers the heavens with clouds, provides rain for the earth, and makes the green grass grow in mountain pastures. NIV 8 He covers the sky with clouds; he supplies the earth with rain and makes grass grow on the hills. NLT 9 He feeds the wild animals, and the young ravens cry to him for food. NIV 9 He provides food for the cattle and for the young ravens when they call. NLT 10 The strength of a horse does not impress him; how puny in his sight is the strength of a man. NIV 10 His pleasure is not in the strength of the horse, nor his delight in the legs of a man; NLT 11 Rather, the LORD's delight is in those who honor him, those who put their hope in his unfailing love. NIV 11 the LORD delights in those who fear him, who put their hope in his unfailing love. NLT 12 Praise the LORD, O Jerusalem! Praise your God, O Zion! NIV 12 Extol the LORD, O Jerusalem; praise your God, O Zion, NLT 13 For he has fortified the bars of your gates and blessed your children within you. NIV 13 for he strengthens the bars of your gates and blesses your people within you. NLT 14 He sends peace across your nation and satisfies you with plenty of the finest wheat. NIV 14 He grants peace to your borders and satisfies you with the finest of wheat. NLT 15 He sends his orders to the world -- how swiftly his word flies! NIV 15 He sends his command to the earth; his word runs swiftly. NLT 16 He sends the snow like white wool; he scatters frost upon the ground like ashes. NIV 16 He spreads the snow like wool and scatters the frost like ashes. NLT 17 He hurls the hail like stones. Who can stand against his freezing cold? NIV 17 He hurls down his hail like pebbles. Who can withstand his icy blast? NLT 18 Then, at his command, it all melts. He sends his winds, and the ice thaws. NIV 18 He sends his word and melts them; he stirs up his breezes, and the waters flow. NLT 19 He has revealed his words to Jacob, his principles and laws to Israel. NIV 19 He has revealed his word to Jacob, his laws and decrees to Israel. NLT 20 He has not done this with any other nation; they do not know his laws. Praise the LORD! NIV 20 He has done this for no other nation; they do not know his laws. Praise the LORD.