Psalm 146:1-9 NIV

1 Praise the LORD.a Praise the LORD,1 O my soul.

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    • a 146:1 - Hebrew "Hallelu Yah"; also in verse 10
      2 I will praise the LORD all my life;2 I will sing praise3 to my God as long as I live.4

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      3 Do not put your trust in princes,5 in mortal men,6 who cannot save.

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      4 When their spirit departs, they return to the ground;7 on that very day their plans come to nothing.8

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      5 Blessed is he9 whose help10 is the God of Jacob, whose hope is in the LORD his God,

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      6 the Maker of heaven11 and earth, the sea, and everything in them-- the LORD, who remains faithful12 forever.

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      7 He upholds13 the cause of the oppressed14 and gives food to the hungry.15 The LORD sets prisoners free,16

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      8 the LORD gives sight17 to the blind,18 the LORD lifts up those who are bowed down,19 the LORD loves the righteous.20

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      9 The LORD watches over the alien21 and sustains the fatherless22 and the widow,23 but he frustrates the ways of the wicked.

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