Parallel Bible results for Psalm 147:1-6

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Psalm 147:1-6

BBE 1 Give praise to the Lord; for it is good to make melody to our God; praise is pleasing and beautiful. NIV 1 Praise the LORD. How good it is to sing praises to our God, how pleasant and fitting to praise him! BBE 2 The Lord is building up Jerusalem; he makes all the outlaws of Israel come together. NIV 2 The LORD builds up Jerusalem; he gathers the exiles of Israel. BBE 3 He makes the broken-hearted well, and puts oil on their wounds. NIV 3 He heals the brokenhearted and binds up their wounds. BBE 4 He sees the number of the stars; he gives them all their names. NIV 4 He determines the number of the stars and calls them each by name. BBE 5 Great is our Lord, and great his power; there is no limit to his wisdom. NIV 5 Great is our Lord and mighty in power; his understanding has no limit. BBE 6 The Lord gives help to the poor in spirit; but he sends sinners down in shame. NIV 6 The LORD sustains the humble but casts the wicked to the ground.