Psalm 146
Christian Standard BibleNew Living Translation
1Hallelujah! My soul, praise the LORD.1Praise the LORD! Let all that I am praise the LORD.
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 with my dying breath.
3Do not trust in nobles, in a son of man, who cannot save.3Don’t put your confidence in powerful people; there is no help for you there.
4When his breath leaves him, he returns to the ground; on that day his plans die.4When they breathe their last, they return to the earth, and all their plans die with them.
5Happy is the one whose help is the God of Jacob, whose hope is in the LORD his God,5But joyful are those who have the God of Israel as their helper, whose hope is in the LORD their God.
6the Maker of heaven and earth, the sea and everything in them. He remains faithful forever,6He made heaven and earth, the sea, and everything in them. He keeps every promise forever.
7executing justice for the exploited and giving food to the hungry. The LORD frees prisoners.7He gives justice to the oppressed and food to the hungry. The LORD frees the prisoners.
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 weighed down. The LORD loves the godly.
9The LORD protects resident aliens and helps the fatherless and the widow, but he frustrates the ways of the wicked.9The LORD protects the foreigners among us. He cares for the orphans and widows, but he frustrates the plans of the wicked.
10The LORD reigns forever; Zion, your God reigns for all generations. Hallelujah!10The LORD will reign forever. He will be your God, O Jerusalem, throughout the generations. Praise the LORD!
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Psalm 145
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