Psalm 104:10-30 NIV

10 He makes springs1 pour water into the ravines; it flows between the mountains.

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11 They give water2 to all the beasts of the field; the wild donkeys3 quench their thirst.

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12 The birds of the air4 nest by the waters; they sing among the branches.5

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13 He waters the mountains6 from his upper chambers;7 the earth is satisfied by the fruit of his work.8

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14 He makes grass grow9 for the cattle, and plants for man to cultivate-- bringing forth food10 from the earth:

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15 wine11 that gladdens the heart of man, oil12 to make his face shine, and bread that sustains13 his heart.

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16 The trees of the LORD 14 are well watered, the cedars of Lebanon15 that he planted.

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17 There the birds16 make their nests; the stork has its home in the pine trees.

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      18 The high mountains belong to the wild goats;17 the crags are a refuge for the coneys.a18

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        • b 104:18 - That is, the hyrax or rock badger
          19 The moon marks off the seasons,19 and the sun20 knows when to go down.

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          20 You bring darkness,21 it becomes night,22 and all the beasts of the forest23 prowl.

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          21 The lions roar for their prey24 and seek their food from God.25

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          22 The sun rises, and they steal away; they return and lie down in their dens.26

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          23 Then man goes out to his work,27 to his labor until evening.28

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          24 How many are your works,29 O LORD! In wisdom you made30 them all; the earth is full of your creatures.31

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          25 There is the sea,32 vast and spacious, teeming with creatures beyond number-- living things both large and small.33

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          26 There the ships34 go to and fro, and the leviathan,35 which you formed to frolic36 there.37

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          27 These all look to you to give them their food38 at the proper time.

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          28 When you give it to them, they gather it up; when you open your hand, they are satisfied39 with good things.

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          29 When you hide your face,40 they are terrified; when you take away their breath, they die and return to the dust.41

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          30 When you send your Spirit,42 they are created, and you renew the face of the earth.

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