Psalm 146
Christian Standard BibleEnglish Standard Version
1Hallelujah! My soul, praise the LORD.1Praise the LORD! Praise the LORD, O my soul!
2I will praise the LORD all my life; I will sing to my God as long as I live.2I will praise the LORD as long as I live; I will sing praises to my God while I have my being.
3Do not trust in nobles, in a son of man, who cannot save.3Put not your trust in princes, in a son of man, in whom there is no salvation.
4When his breath leaves him, he returns to the ground; on that day his plans die.4When his breath departs, he returns to the earth; on that very day his plans perish.
5Happy is the one whose help is the God of Jacob, whose hope is in the LORD his God,5Blessed is he whose help is the God of Jacob, whose hope is in the LORD his God,
6the Maker of heaven and earth, the sea and everything in them. He remains faithful forever,6who made heaven and earth, the sea, and all that is in them, who keeps faith forever;
7executing justice for the exploited and giving food to the hungry. The LORD frees prisoners.7who executes justice for the oppressed, who gives food to the hungry. The LORD sets the prisoners free;
8The LORD opens the eyes of the blind. The LORD raises up those who are oppressed. The LORD loves the righteous.8the LORD opens the eyes of the blind. The LORD lifts up those who are bowed down; the LORD loves the righteous.
9The LORD protects resident aliens and helps the fatherless and the widow, but he frustrates the ways of the wicked.9The LORD watches over the sojourners; he upholds the widow and the fatherless, but the way of the wicked he brings to ruin.
10The LORD reigns forever; Zion, your God reigns for all generations. Hallelujah!10The LORD will reign forever, your God, O Zion, to all generations. Praise the LORD!
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Psalm 145
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