Psalm 147:12-20 NIV

12 Extol the LORD, O Jerusalem;1 praise your God, O Zion,

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13 for he strengthens the bars of your gates2 and blesses your people3 within you.

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14 He grants peace4 to your borders and satisfies you5 with the finest of wheat.6

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15 He sends his command7 to the earth; his word runs8 swiftly.

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16 He spreads the snow9 like wool and scatters the frost10 like ashes.

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17 He hurls down his hail11 like pebbles. Who can withstand his icy blast?

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18 He sends his word12 and melts them; he stirs up his breezes,13 and the waters flow.

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19 He has revealed his word14 to Jacob,15 his laws and decrees16 to Israel.

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20 He has done this for no other nation;17 they do not know18 his laws. Praise the LORD.19

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