When their spirit departs, they return to the ground;1 on that very day their plans come to nothing.25
Blessed is he3 whose help4 is the God of Jacob, whose hope is in the LORD his God,
the Maker of heaven5 and earth, the sea, and everything in them-- the LORD, who remains faithful6 forever.
He upholds7 the cause of the oppressed8 and gives food to the hungry.9 The LORD sets prisoners free,108
the LORD gives sight11 to the blind,12 the LORD lifts up those who are bowed down,13 the LORD loves the righteous.149
The LORD watches over the alien15 and sustains the fatherless16 and the widow,17 but he frustrates the ways of the wicked.
The LORD reigns18 forever, your God, O Zion, for all generations. Praise the LORD.