Psalm 135 NIV

135:15-20pp -- Ps 115:4-11

1 Praise the LORD.a Praise the name of the LORD; praise him, you servants1 of the LORD,

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    • a 135:1 - Hebrew "Hallelu Yah"; also in verses 3 and 21
      2 you who minister in the house2 of the LORD, in the courts3 of the house of our God.

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      3 Praise the LORD, for the LORD is good;4 sing praise to his name,5 for that is pleasant.6

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      4 For the LORD has chosen Jacob7 to be his own, Israel to be his treasured possession.8

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      5 I know that the LORD is great,9 that our Lord is greater than all gods.10

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      6 The LORD does whatever pleases him,11 in the heavens and on the earth,12 in the seas and all their depths.

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      7 He makes clouds rise from the ends of the earth; he sends lightning with the rain13 and brings out the wind14 from his storehouses.15

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      8 He struck down the firstborn16 of Egypt, the firstborn of men and animals.

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      9 He sent his signs17 and wonders into your midst, O Egypt, against Pharaoh and all his servants.18

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      10 He struck down many19 nations and killed mighty kings--

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      11 Sihon20 king of the Amorites,21 Og king of Bashan22 and all the kings of Canaan23--

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      12 and he gave their land as an inheritance,24 an inheritance to his people Israel.

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      13 Your name, O LORD, endures forever,25 your renown,26 O LORD, through all generations.

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      14 For the LORD will vindicate his people27 and have compassion on his servants.28

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      15 The idols of the nations29 are silver and gold, made by the hands of men.30

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      16 They have mouths, but cannot speak,31 eyes, but they cannot see;

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      17 they have ears, but cannot hear, nor is there breath32 in their mouths.

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      18 Those who make them will be like them, and so will all who trust in them.
      19 O house of Israel, praise the LORD;33 O house of Aaron, praise the LORD;

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      20 O house of Levi, praise the LORD; you who fear him, praise the LORD.
      21 Praise be to the LORD from Zion,34 to him who dwells in Jerusalem.35 Praise the LORD.

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