Praise the LORD. Praise the name of the LORD; praise him, you servants1 of the LORD,
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you who minister in the house2 of the LORD, in the courts3 of the house of our God.
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Praise the LORD, for the LORD is good;4 sing praise to his name,5 for that is pleasant.6
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For the LORD has chosen Jacob7 to be his own, Israel to be his treasured possession.8
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I know that the LORD is great,9 that our Lord is greater than all gods.10
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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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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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He struck down the firstborn16 of Egypt, the firstborn of people and animals.
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He sent his signs17 and wonders into your midst, Egypt, against Pharaoh and all his servants.18
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He struck down many19 nations and killed mighty kings--
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Sihon20 king of the Amorites,21 Og king of Bashan,22 and all the kings of Canaan23--
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and he gave their land as an inheritance,24 an inheritance to his people Israel.
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Your name, LORD, endures forever,25 your renown,26 LORD, through all generations.
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For the LORD will vindicate his people27 and relent concerning his servants.28
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The idols of the nations29 are silver and gold, made by human hands.30
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They have mouths, but cannot speak,31 eyes, but cannot see.
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They have ears, but cannot hear, nor is there breath32 in their mouths.
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Those who make them will be like them, and so will all who trust in them.
House of Israel, praise the LORD;33 house of Aaron, praise the LORD;
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house of Levi, praise the LORD; you who fear him, praise the LORD.
Praise be to the LORD from Zion,34 to him who dwells in Jerusalem.35 Praise the LORD.
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