Psalm 147
King James BibleBerean Study Bible
1Praise ye the LORD: for it is good to sing praises unto our God; for it is pleasant; and praise is comely.1Hallelujah! How good it is to sing praises to our God, how pleasant and lovely to praise Him!
2The LORD doth build up Jerusalem: he gathereth together the outcasts of Israel.2The LORD builds up Jerusalem; He gathers the exiles of Israel.
3He healeth the broken in heart, and bindeth up their wounds.3He heals the brokenhearted and binds up their wounds.
4He telleth the number of the stars; he calleth them all by their names.4He determines the number of the stars; He calls them each by name.
5Great is our Lord, and of great power: his understanding is infinite.5Great is our Lord, and mighty in power; His understanding has no limit.
6The LORD lifteth up the meek: he casteth the wicked down to the ground.6The LORD sustains the humble, but casts the wicked to the ground.
7Sing unto the LORD with thanksgiving; sing praise upon the harp unto our God:7Sing to the LORD with thanksgiving; make music on the harp to our God,
8Who covereth the heaven with clouds, who prepareth rain for the earth, who maketh grass to grow upon the mountains.8who covers the sky with clouds, who prepares rain for the earth, who makes grass to grow on the hills.
9He giveth to the beast his food, and to the young ravens which cry.9He provides food for the animals, and for the young ravens when they call.
10He delighteth not in the strength of the horse: he taketh not pleasure in the legs of a man.10He does not delight in the strength of the horse; He takes no pleasure in the legpower of the man.
11The LORD taketh pleasure in them that fear him, in those that hope in his mercy.11The LORD is pleased with those who fear Him, who hope in His loving devotion.
12Praise the LORD, O Jerusalem; praise thy God, O Zion.12Exalt the LORD, O Jerusalem; praise your God, O Zion!
13For he hath strengthened the bars of thy gates; he hath blessed thy children within thee.13For He strengthens the bars of your gates and blesses the children within you.
14He maketh peace in thy borders, and filleth thee with the finest of the wheat.14He makes peace at your borders; He fills you with the finest wheat.
15He sendeth forth his commandment upon earth: his word runneth very swiftly.15He sends forth His command to the earth; His word runs swiftly.
16He giveth snow like wool: he scattereth the hoarfrost like ashes.16He spreads the snow like wool; He scatters the frost like ashes;
17He casteth forth his ice like morsels: who can stand before his cold?17He casts forth His hail like pebbles. Who can withstand His icy blast?
18He sendeth out his word, and melteth them: he causeth his wind to blow, and the waters flow.18He sends forth His word and melts them; He unleashes His winds, and the waters flow.
19He sheweth his word unto Jacob, his statutes and his judgments unto Israel.19He declares His word to Jacob, His statutes and judgments to Israel.
20He hath not dealt so with any nation: and as for his judgments, they have not known them. Praise ye the LORD.20He has done this for no other nation; they do not know His judgments. Hallelujah!
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Psalm 146
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