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Psalm 147

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