Psalm 145 NIV

A psalm of praise. Of David.

1 aI will exalt you, my God the King; I will praise your name for ever and ever.

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    • Ƌ 145:1 - This psalm is an acrostic poem, the verses of which (including verse 13b) begin with the successive letters of the Hebrew alphabet.
      2 Every day I will praise you and extol your name for ever and ever.

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      3 Great is the LORD and most worthy of praise; his greatness no one can fathom.

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      4 One generation commends your works to another; they tell of your mighty acts.

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      5 They speak of the glorious splendor of your majesty— and I will meditate on your wonderful works.b

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        • ƌ 145:5 - Dead Sea Scrolls and Syriac (see also Septuagint); Masoretic Text "On the glorious splendor of your majesty" / "and on your wonderful works I will meditate"
          6 They tell of the power of your awesome works— and I will proclaim your great deeds.

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          7 They celebrate your abundant goodness and joyfully sing of your righteousness.

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          8 The LORD is gracious and compassionate, slow to anger and rich in love.

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          9 The LORD is good to all; he has compassion on all he has made.

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          10 All your works praise you, LORD; your faithful people extol you.

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          11 They tell of the glory of your kingdom and speak of your might,

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          12 so that all people may know of your mighty acts and the glorious splendor of your kingdom.

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          13 Your kingdom is an everlasting kingdom, and your dominion endures through all generations. The LORD is trustworthy in all he promises and faithful in all he does.c

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            • ƍ 145:13 - One manuscript of the Masoretic Text, Dead Sea Scrolls and Syriac (see also Septuagint); most manuscripts of the Masoretic Text do not have the last two lines of verse 13.
              14 The LORD upholds all who fall and lifts up all who are bowed down.

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              15 The eyes of all look to you, and you give them their food at the proper time.

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              16 You open your hand and satisfy the desires of every living thing.

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              17 The LORD is righteous in all his ways and faithful in all he does.

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                  18 The LORD is near to all who call on him, to all who call on him in truth.

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                  19 He fulfills the desires of those who fear him; he hears their cry and saves them.

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                  20 The LORD watches over all who love him, but all the wicked he will destroy.

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                  21 My mouth will speak in praise of the LORD. Let every creature praise his holy name for ever and ever.

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