Psalms 121 – 150

Psalm One Hundred and Twenty One

1: I will lift up mine eyes unto the hills, from whence cometh my help.
 
2: My help cometh from the LORD, which made heaven and earth.
 
3: He will not suffer thy foot to be moved: he that keepeth thee will not slumber.
 
4: Behold, he that keepeth Israel shall neither slumber nor sleep.
 
5: The LORD is thy keeper: the LORD is thy shade upon thy right hand.
 
6: The sun shall not smite thee by day, nor the moon by night.
 
7:The LORD shall preserve thee from all evil: he shall preserve thy soul.
 
8: The LORD shall preserve thy going out and thy coming in from this time forth, and even for evermore.

Psalm One Hundred and Twenty Two

1: I was glad when they said unto me, Let us go into the house of the LORD.
 
2: Our feet shall stand within thy gates, O Jerusalem.
 
3: Jerusalem is builded as a city that is compact together:
 
4: Whither the tribes go up, the tribes of the LORD, unto the testimony of Israel, to give thanks unto the name of the LORD.
 
5: For there are set thrones of judgment, the thrones of the house of David.
 
6: Pray for the peace of Jerusalem: they shall prosper that love thee.
 
7: :Peace be within thy walls, and prosperity within thy palaces.
 
8: For my brethren and companions’ sakes, I will now say, Peace be within thee.
 
9: Because of the house of the LORD our God I will seek thy good.

Psalm One Hundred and Twenty Three

1: Unto thee lift I up mine eyes, O thou that dwellest in the heavens.
 
2: Behold, as the eyes of servants look unto the hand of their masters, and as the eyes of a maiden unto the hand of her mistress; so our eyes wait upon the LORD our God, until that he have mercy upon us.
 
3: Have mercy upon us, O LORD, have mercy upon us: for we are exceedingly filled with contempt.
 
4: Our soul is exceedingly filled with the scorning of those that are at ease, and with the contempt of the proud.

Psalm One Hundred and Twenty Four

1: If it had not been the LORD who was on our side, now may
Israel say;
 
2: If it had not been the LORD who was on our side, when men rose up against us:
 
3: Then they had swallowed us up quick, when their wrath was kindled against us:
 
4: Then the waters had overwhelmed us, the stream had gone over our soul:
 
5: Then the proud waters had gone over our soul.
 
6: Blessed be the LORD, who hath not given us as a prey to their teeth.
 
7: :Our soul is escaped as a bird out of the snare of the fowlers: the snare is broken, and we are escaped.
 
8: Our help is in the name of the LORD, who made heaven and earth.

Psalm One Hundred and Twenty Five

1: They that trust in the LORD shall be as mount Zion, which cannot be removed, but abideth for ever.
 
2: As the mountains are round about Jerusalem, so the LORD is round about his people from henceforth even for ever.
 
3: For the rod of the wicked shall not rest upon the lot of the righteous; lest the righteous put forth their hands unto iniquity.
 
4: Do good, O LORD, unto those that be good, and to them that are upright in their hearts.
 
5: As for such as turn aside unto their crooked ways, the LORD shall lead them forth with the workers of iniquity: but peace shall be upon Israel.

Psalm One Hundred and Twenty Six

1: When the LORD turned again the captivity of Zion, we were like them that dream.
 
2: Then was our mouth filled with laughter, and our tongue with singing: then said they among the heathen, The LORD hath done great things for them.
 
3: The LORD hath done great things for us; whereof we are glad.
 
4: Turn again our captivity, O LORD, as the streams in the south.
 
5: They that sow in tears shall reap in joy.
 
6: He that goeth forth and weepeth, bearing precious seed, shall doubtless come again with rejoicing, bringing his sheaves with him.

Psalm One Hundred and Twenty Seven

1: Except the LORD build the house, they labour in vain that build it: except the LORD keep the city, the watchman waketh but in vain.
 
2: It is vain for you to rise up early, to sit up late, to eat the bread of sorrows: for so he giveth his beloved sleep.
 
3: Lo, children are an heritage of the LORD: and the fruit of the womb is his reward.
 
4: As arrows are in the hand of a mighty man; so are children of the youth.
 
5: Happy is the man that hath his quiver full of them: they shall not be ashamed, but they shall speak with the enemies in the gate.

Psalm One Hundred and Twenty Eight

1: Blessed is every one that feareth the LORD; that walketh in his ways.
 
2: For thou shalt eat the labour of thine hands: happy shalt thou be, and it shall be well with thee.
 
3: Thy wife shall be as a fruitful vine by the sides of thine house: thy children like olive plants round about thy table.
 
4: Behold, that thus shall the man be blessed that feareth the LORD.
 
5: The LORD shall bless thee out of Zion: and thou shalt see the good of Jerusalem all the days of thy life.
 
6: Yea, thou shalt see thy children’s children, and peace upon Israel.

Psalm One Hundred and Twenty Nine

1: Many a time have they afflicted me from my youth, may Israel now say:
 
2: Many a time have they afflicted me from my youth: yet they have not prevailed against me.
 
3: The plowers plowed upon my back: they made long their furrows.
 
4: The LORD is righteous: he hath cut asunder the cords of the wicked.
 
5: Let them all be confounded and turned back that hate Zion.
 
6: Let them be as the grass upon the housetops, which withereth afore it groweth up:
 
7: :Wherewith the mower filleth not his hand; nor he that bindeth sheaves his bosom.
 
8: Neither do they which go by say, The blessing of the LORD be upon you: we bless you in the name of the LORD.

Psalm One Hundred and Thirty

1: Out of the depths have I cried unto thee, O LORD.
 
2: Lord, hear my voice: let thine ears be attentive to the voice of my supplications.
 
3: If thou, LORD, shouldest mark iniquities, O Lord, who shall stand?
 
4: But there is forgiveness with thee, that thou mayest be feared.
 
5: I wait for the LORD, my soul doth wait, and in his word do I hope.
 
6: My soul waiteth for the Lord more than they that watch for the morning: I say, more than they that watch for the morning.
 
7: :Let Israel hope in the LORD: for with the LORD there is mercy, and with him is plenteous redemption.
 
8: And he shall redeem Israel from all his iniquities.

Psalm One Hundred and Thirty One

1: LORD, my heart is not haughty, nor mine eyes lofty: neither do I exercise myself in great matters, or in things too high for me.
 
2: Surely I have behaved and quieted myself, as a child that is weaned of his mother: my soul is even as a weaned child.
 
3: Let Israel hope in the LORD from henceforth and for ever.

Psalm One Hundred and Thirty Two

1: LORD, remember David, and all his afflictions:
 
2: How he sware unto the LORD, and vowed unto the mighty God of Jacob;
 
3: Surely I will not come into the tabernacle of my house, nor go up into my bed;
 
4: I will not give sleep to mine eyes, or slumber to mine eyelids,
 
5: Until I find out a place for the LORD, an habitation for the mighty God of Jacob.
 
6: Lo, we heard of it at Ephratah: we found it in the fields of the wood.
 
7: :We will go into his tabernacles: we will worship at his footstool.
 
8: Arise, O LORD, into thy rest; thou, and the ark of thy strength.
 
9: Let thy priests be clothed with righteousness; and let thy saints shout for joy.
 
10: For thy servant David’s sake turn not away the face of thine anointed.
 
11: The LORD hath sworn in truth unto David; he will not turn from it; Of the fruit of thy body will I set upon thy throne.
 
12: If thy children will keep my covenant and my testimony that I shall teach them, their children shall also sit upon thy throne for evermore.
 
13: For the LORD hath chosen Zion; he hath desired it for his habitation.
 
14: This is my rest for ever: here will I dwell; for I have desired it.
 
15: I will abundantly bless her provision: I will satisfy her poor with bread.
 
16: I will also clothe her priests with salvation: and her saints shall shout aloud for joy.
 
17: There will I make the horn of David to bud: I have ordained a lamp for mine anointed.
 
18: His enemies will I clothe with shame: but upon himself shall his crown flourish.

Psalm One Hundred and Thirty Three

1: Behold, how good and how pleasant it is for brethren to dwell together in unity!
 
2: It is like the precious ointment upon the head, that ran down upon the beard, even Aaron’s beard: that went down to the skirts of his garments;
 
3: As the dew of Hermon, and as the dew that descended upon the mountains of Zion: for there the LORD commanded the blessing, even life for evermore.

Psalm One Hundred and Thirty Four

1: Behold, bless ye the LORD, all ye servants of the LORD, which by night stand in the house of the LORD.
 
2: Lift up your hands in the sanctuary, and bless the LORD.
 
3: The LORD that made heaven and earth bless thee out of Zion.

Psalm One Hundred and Thirty Five

1: Praise ye the LORD. Praise ye the name of the LORD; praise him, O ye servants of the LORD.
 
2: Ye that stand in the house of the LORD, in the courts of the house of our God,
 
3: Praise the LORD; for the LORD is good: sing praises unto his name; for it is pleasant.
 
4: For the LORD hath chosen Jacob unto himself, and Israel for his peculiar treasure.
 
5: For I know that the LORD is great, and that our Lord is above all gods.
 
6: Whatsoever the LORD pleased, that did he in heaven, and in earth, in the seas, and all deep places.
 
7: :He causeth the vapours to ascend from the ends of the earth; he maketh lightnings for the rain; he bringeth the wind out of his treasuries.
 
8: Who smote the firstborn of Egypt, both of man and beast.
 
9: Who sent tokens and wonders into the midst of thee, O Egypt, upon Pharaoh, and upon all his servants.
 
10: Who smote great nations, and slew mighty kings;
 
11: Sihon king of the Amorites, and Og king of Bashan, and all the kingdoms of Canaan:
 
12: And gave their land for an heritage, an heritage unto Israel his people.
 
13: Thy name, O LORD, endureth for ever; and thy memorial, O LORD, throughout all generations.
 
14: For the LORD will judge his people, and he will repent himself concerning his servants.
 
15: The idols of the heathen are silver and gold, the work of men’s hands.
 
16: They have mouths, but they speak not; eyes have they, but they see not;
 
17: They have ears, but they hear not; neither is there any breath in their mouths.
 
18: They that make them are like unto them: so is every one that trusteth in them.
 
19: Bless the LORD, O house of Israel: bless the LORD, O house of Aaron:
 
20: Bless the LORD, O house of Levi: ye that fear the LORD, bless the LORD.
 
21: Blessed be the LORD out of Zion, which dwelleth at Jerusalem. Praise ye the LORD.

Psalm One Hundred and Thirty Six

1: O give thanks unto the LORD; for he is good: for his mercy endureth for ever.
 
2: O give thanks unto the God of gods: for his mercy endureth for ever.
 
3: O give thanks to the Lord of lords: for his mercy endureth for ever.
 
4: To him who alone doeth great wonders: for his mercy endureth for ever.
 
5: To him that by wisdom made the heavens: for his mercy endureth for ever.
 
6: To him that stretched out the earth above the waters: for his mercy endureth for ever.
 
7: :To him that made great lights: for his mercy endureth for ever:
 
8: The sun to rule by day: for his mercy endureth for ever:
 
9: The moon and stars to rule by night: for his mercy endureth for ever.
 
10: To him that smote Egypt in their firstborn: for his mercy endureth for ever:
 
11: And brought out Israel from among them: for his mercy endureth for ever:
 
12: With a strong hand, and with a stretched out arm: for his mercy endureth for ever.
 
13: To him which divided the Red sea into parts: for his mercy endureth for ever:
 
14: And made Israel to pass through the midst of it: for his mercy endureth for ever:
 
15: But overthrew Pharaoh and his host in the Red sea: for his mercy endureth for ever.
 
16: To him which led his people through the wilderness: for his mercy endureth for ever.
 
17: To him which smote great kings: for his mercy endureth for ever:
 
18: And slew famous kings: for his mercy endureth for ever:
 
19: Sihon king of the Amorites: for his mercy endureth for ever:
 
20: And Og the king of Bashan: for his mercy endureth for ever:
 
21: And gave their land for an heritage: for his mercy endureth for ever:
 
22: Even an heritage unto Israel his servant: for his mercy endureth for ever.
 
23: Who remembered us in our low estate: for his mercy dureth for ever:
 
24: And hath redeemed us from our enemies: for his mercy endureth for ever.
 
25: Who giveth food to all flesh: for his mercy endureth for ever.
 
26: O give thanks unto the God of heaven: for his mercy endureth for ever.

Psalm One Hundred and Thirty Seven

1: By the rivers of Babylon, there we sat down, yea, we wept, when we remembered Zion.
 
2: We hanged our harps upon the willows in the midst thereof.
 
3: For there they that carried us away captive required of us a song; and they that wasted us required of us mirth, saying, Sing us one of the songs of Zion.
 
4: How shall we sing the LORD’s song in a strange land?
 
5: If I forget thee, O Jerusalem, let my right hand forget her cunning.
 
6: If I do not remember thee, let my tongue cleave to the roof of my mouth; if I prefer not Jerusalem above my chief joy.
 
7: :Remember, O LORD, the children of Edom in the day of Jerusalem; who said, Rase it, rase it, even to the foundation thereof.
 
8: O daughter of Babylon, who art to be destroyed; happy shall he be, that rewardeth thee as thou hast served us.
 
9: Happy shall he be, that taketh and dasheth thy little ones against the stones.

Psalm One Hundred and Thirty Eight

1: I will praise thee with my whole heart: before the gods will I sing praise unto thee.
 
2: I will worship toward thy holy temple, and praise thy name for thy lovingkindness and for thy truth: for thou hast magnified thy word above all thy name.
 
3: In the day when I cried thou answeredst me, and strengthenedst me with strength in my soul.
 
4: All the kings of the earth shall praise thee, O LORD, when they hear the words of thy mouth.
 
5: Yea, they shall sing in the ways of the LORD: for great is the glory of the LORD.
 
6: Though the LORD be high, yet hath he respect unto the lowly: but the proud he knoweth afar off.
 
7: :Though I walk in the midst of trouble, thou wilt revive me: thou shalt stretch forth thine hand against the wrath of mine enemies, and thy right hand shall save me.
 
8: The LORD will perfect that which concerneth me: thy mercy, O LORD, endureth for ever: forsake not the works of thine own hands.

Psalm One Hundred and Thirty Nine

1: O LORD, thou hast searched me, and known me.
 
2: Thou knowest my downsitting and mine uprising, thou understandest my thought afar off.
 
3: Thou compassest my path and my lying down, and art acquainted with all my ways.
 
4: For there is not a word in my tongue, but, lo, O LORD, thou knowest it altogether.
 
5: Thou hast beset me behind and before, and laid thine hand upon me.
 
6: Such knowledge is too wonderful for me; it is high, I cannot attain unto it.
 
7:Whither shall I go from thy spirit? or whither shall I flee from thy presence?
 
8: If I ascend up into heaven, thou art there: if I make my bed in hell, behold, thou art there.
 
9: If I take the wings of the morning, and dwell in the uttermost parts of the sea;
 
10: Even there shall thy hand lead me, and thy right hand shall hold me.
 
11: If I say, Surely the darkness shall cover me; even the night shall be light about me.
 
12: Yea, the darkness hideth not from thee; but the night shineth as the day: the darkness and the light are both alike to thee.
 
13: For thou hast possessed my reins: thou hast covered me in my mother’s womb.
 
14: I will praise thee; for I am fearfully and wonderfully made: marvellous are thy works; and that my soul knoweth right well.
 
15: My substance was not hid from thee, when I was made in secret, and curiously wrought in the lowest parts of the earth.
 
16: Thine eyes did see my substance, yet being unperfect; and in thy book all my members were written, which in continuance were fashioned, when as yet there was none of them.
 
17: How precious also are thy thoughts unto me, O God! how great is the sum of them!
 
18: If I should count them, they are more in number than the sand: when I awake, I am still with thee.
 
19: Surely thou wilt slay the wicked, O God: depart from me therefore, ye bloody men.
 
20: For they speak against thee wickedly, and thine enemies take thy name in vain.
 
21: Do not I hate them, O LORD, that hate thee? and am not I grieved with those that rise up against thee?
 
22: I hate them with perfect hatred: I count them mine enemies.
 
23: Search me, O God, and know my heart: try me, and know my thoughts:
 
24: And see if there be any wicked way in me, and lead me in the way everlasting.

Psalm One Hundred and Forty

1: Deliver me, O LORD, from the evil man: preserve me from the violent man;
 
2: Which imagine mischiefs in their heart; continually are they gathered together for war.
 
3: They have sharpened their tongues like a serpent; adders’ poison is under their lips. Selah.
 
4: Keep me, O LORD, from the hands of the wicked; preserve me from the violent man; who have purposed to overthrow my goings.
 
5: The proud have hid a snare for me, and cords; they have spread a net by the wayside; they have set gins for me. Selah.
 
6: I said unto the LORD, Thou art my God: hear the voice of my supplications, O LORD.
 
7: :O GOD the Lord, the strength of my salvation, thou hast covered my head in the day of battle.
 
8: Grant not, O LORD, the desires of the wicked: further not his wicked device; lest they exalt themselves. Selah.
 
9: As for the head of those that compass me about, let the mischief of their own lips cover them.
 
10: Let burning coals fall upon them: let them be cast into the fire; into deep pits, that they rise not up again.
 
11: Let not an evil speaker be established in the earth: evil shall hunt the violent man to overthrow him.
 
12: I know that the LORD will maintain the cause of the afflicted, and the right of the poor.
 
13: Surely the righteous shall give thanks unto thy name: the upright shall dwell in thy presence.

Psalm One Hundred and Forty One

1: LORD, I cry unto thee: make haste unto me; give ear unto my voice, when I cry unto thee.
 
2: Let my prayer be set forth before thee as incense; and the lifting up of my hands as the evening sacrifice.
 
3: Set a watch, O LORD, before my mouth; keep the door of my lips.
 
4: Incline not my heart to any evil thing, to practise wicked works with men that work iniquity: and let me not eat of their dainties.
 
5: Let the righteous smite me; it shall be a kindness: and let him reprove me; it shall be an excellent oil, which shall not break my head: for yet my prayer also shall be in their calamities.
 
6: When their judges are overthrown in stony places, they shall hear my words; for they are sweet.
 
7: :Our bones are scattered at the grave’s mouth, as when one cutteth and cleaveth wood upon the earth.
 
8: But mine eyes are unto thee, O GOD the Lord: in thee is my trust; leave not my soul destitute.
 
9: Keep me from the snares which they have laid for me, and the gins of the workers of iniquity.
 
10: Let the wicked fall into their own nets, whilst that I withal escape.

Psalm One Hundred and Forty Two

1: I cried unto the LORD with my voice; with my voice unto the LORD did I make my supplication.
 
2: I poured out my complaint before him; I shewed before him my trouble.
 
3: When my spirit was overwhelmed within me, then thou knewest my path. In the way wherein I walked have they privily laid a snare for me.
 
4: I looked on my right hand, and beheld, but there was no man that would know me: refuge failed me; no man cared for my soul.
 
5: I cried unto thee, O LORD: I said, Thou art my refuge and my portion in the land of the living.
 
6: Attend unto my cry; for I am brought very low: deliver me from my persecutors; for they are stronger than I.
 
7: :Bring my soul out of prison, that I may praise thy name: the righteous shall compass me about; for thou shalt deal bountifully with me.

Psalm One Hundred and Forty Three

1: Hear my prayer, O LORD, give ear to my supplications: in thy faithfulness answer me, and in thy righteousness.
 
2: And enter not into judgment with thy servant: for in thy sight shall no man living be justified.
 
3: For the enemy hath persecuted my soul; he hath smitten my life down to the ground; he hath made me to dwell in darkness, as those that have been long dead.
 
4: Therefore is my spirit overwhelmed within me; my heart within me is desolate.
 
5: I remember the days of old; I meditate on all thy works; I muse on the work of thy hands.
 
6: I stretch forth my hands unto thee: my soul thirsteth after thee, as a thirsty land. Selah.
 
7: :Hear me speedily, O LORD: my spirit faileth: hide not thy face from me, lest I be like unto them that go down into the pit.
 
8: Cause me to hear thy lovingkindness in the morning; for in thee do I trust: cause me to know the way wherein I should walk; for I lift up my soul unto thee.
 
9: Deliver me, O LORD, from mine enemies: I flee unto thee to hide me.
 
10: Teach me to do thy will; for thou art my God: thy spirit is good; lead me into the land of uprightness.
 
11: Quicken me, O LORD, for thy name’s sake: for thy righteousness’ sake bring my soul out of trouble.
 
12: And of thy mercy cut off mine enemies, and destroy all them that afflict my soul: for I am thy servant.

Psalm One Hundred and Forty Four

1: Blessed be the LORD my strength, which teacheth my hands to war, and my fingers to fight:
 
2: My goodness, and my fortress; my high tower, and my deliverer; my shield, and he in whom I trust; who subdueth my people under me.
 
3: LORD, what is man, that thou takest knowledge of him! or the son of man, that thou makest account of him!
 
4: Man is like to vanity: his days are as a shadow that passeth away.
 
5: Bow thy heavens, O LORD, and come down: touch the mountains, and they shall smoke.
 
6: Cast forth lightning, and scatter them: shoot out thine arrows, and destroy them.
 
7: :Send thine hand from above; rid me, and deliver me out of great waters, from the hand of strange children;
 
8: Whose mouth speaketh vanity, and their right hand is a right hand of falsehood.
 
9: I will sing a new song unto thee, O God: upon a psaltery and an instrument of ten strings will I sing praises unto thee.
 
10: It is he that giveth salvation unto kings: who delivereth David his servant from the hurtful sword.
 
11: Rid me, and deliver me from the hand of strange children, whose mouth speaketh vanity, and their right hand is a right hand of falsehood:
 
12: That our sons may be as plants grown up in their youth; that our daughters may be as corner stones, polished after the similitude of a palace:
 
13: That our garners may be full, affording all manner of store: that our sheep may bring forth thousands and ten thousands in our streets:
 
14: That our oxen may be strong to labour; that there be no breaking in, nor going out; that there be no complaining in our streets.
 
15: Happy is that people, that is in such a case: yea, happy is that people, whose God is the LORD.

Psalm One Hundred and Forty Five

1: I will extol thee, my God, O king; and I will bless thy name for ever and ever.
 
2: Every day will I bless thee; and I will praise thy name for ever and ever.
 
3: Great is the LORD, and greatly to be praised; and his greatness is unsearchable.
 
4: One generation shall praise thy works to another, and shall declare thy mighty acts.
 
5: I will speak of the glorious honour of thy majesty, and of thy wondrous works.
 
6: And men shall speak of the might of thy terrible acts: and I will declare thy greatness.
 
7: :They shall abundantly utter the memory of thy great goodness, and shall sing of thy righteousness.
 
8: The LORD is gracious, and full of compassion; slow to anger, and of great mercy.
 
9: The LORD is good to all: and his tender mercies are over all his works.
 
10: All thy works shall praise thee, O LORD; and thy saints shall bless thee.
 
11: They shall speak of the glory of thy kingdom, and talk of thy power;
 
12: To make known to the sons of men his mighty acts, and the glorious majesty of his kingdom.
 
13: Thy kingdom is an everlasting kingdom, and thy dominion endureth throughout all generations.
 
14: The LORD upholdeth all that fall, and raiseth up all those that be bowed down.
 
15: The eyes of all wait upon thee; and thou givest them their meat in due season.
 
16: Thou openest thine hand, and satisfiest the desire of every living thing.
 
17: The LORD is righteous in all his ways, and holy in all his works.
 
18: The LORD is nigh unto all them that call upon him, to all that call upon him in truth.
 
19: He will fulfill the desire of them that fear him: he also will hear their cry, and will save them.
 
20: The LORD preserveth all them that love him: but all the wicked will he destroy.
 
21: My mouth shall speak the praise of the LORD: and let all flesh bless his holy name for ever and ever.

Psalm One Hundred and Forty Six

1: Praise ye the LORD. Praise the LORD, O my soul.
 
2: While I live will I praise the LORD: I will sing praises unto my God while I have any being.
 
3: Put not your trust in princes, nor in the son of man, in whom there is no help.
 
4: His breath goeth forth, he returneth to his earth; in that very day his thoughts perish.
 
5: Happy is he that hath the God of Jacob for his help, whose hope is in the LORD his God:
 
6: Which made heaven, and earth, the sea, and all that therein is: which keepeth truth for ever:
 
7: :Which executeth judgment for the oppressed: which giveth food to the hungry. The LORD looseth the prisoners:
 
8: The LORD openeth the eyes of the blind: the LORD raiseth them that are bowed down: the LORD loveth the righteous:
 
9: The LORD preserveth the strangers; he relieveth the fatherless and widow: but the way of the wicked he turneth upside down.
 
10: The LORD shall reign for ever, even thy God, O Zion, unto all generations. Praise ye the LORD.

Psalm One Hundred and Forty Seven

1: Praise ye the LORD: for it is good to sing praises unto our God; for it is pleasant; and praise is comely.
 
2: The LORD doth build up Jerusalem: he gathereth together the outcasts of Israel.
 
3: He healeth the broken in heart, and bindeth up their wounds.
 
4: He telleth the number of the stars; he calleth them all by their names.
 
5: Great is our Lord, and of great power: his understanding is infinite.
 
6: The LORD lifteth up the meek: he casteth the wicked down to the ground.
 
7: :Sing unto the LORD with thanksgiving; sing praise upon the harp unto our God:
 
8: Who covereth the heaven with clouds, who prepareth rain for the earth, who maketh grass to grow upon the mountains.
 
9: He giveth to the beast his food, and to the young ravens which cry.
 
10: He delighteth not in the strength of the horse: he taketh not pleasure in the legs of a man.
 
11: The LORD taketh pleasure in them that fear him, in those that hope in his mercy.
 
12: Praise the LORD, O Jerusalem; praise thy God, O Zion.
 
13: For he hath strengthened the bars of thy gates; he hath blessed thy children within thee.
 
14: He maketh peace in thy borders, and filleth thee with the finest of the wheat.
 
15: He sendeth forth his commandment upon earth: his word runneth very swiftly.
 
16: He giveth snow like wool: he scattereth the hoarfrost like ashes.
 
17: He casteth forth his ice like morsels: who can stand before his cold?
 
18: He ndeth out his word, and melteth them: he causeth his wind to blow, and the waters flow.
 
19: He sheweth his word unto Jacob, his statutes and his judgments unto Israel.
 
20: He hath not dealt so with any nation: and as for his judgments, they have not known them. Praise ye the LORD.

Psalm One Hundred and Forty Eight

1: Praise ye the LORD. Praise ye the LORD from the heavens: praise him in the heights.
 
2: Praise ye him, all his angels: praise ye him, all his hosts.
 
3: Praise ye him, sun and moon: praise him, all ye stars of light.
 
4: Praise him, ye heavens of heavens, and ye waters that be above the heavens.
 
5: Let them praise the name of the LORD: for he commanded, and they were created.
 
6: He hath also stablished them for ever and ever: he hath made a decree which shall not pass.
 
7: :Praise the LORD from the earth, ye dragons, and all deeps:
 
8: Fire, and hail; snow, and vapour; stormy wind fulfilling his word:
 
9: Mountains, and all hills; fruitful trees, and all cedars:
 
10: Beasts, and all cattle; creeping things, and flying fowl:
 
11: Kings of the earth, and all people; princes, and all judges of the earth:
 
12: Both young men, and maidens; old men, and children:
 
13: Let them praise the name of the LORD: for his name alone is excellent; his glory is above the earth and heaven.
 
14: He also exalteth the horn of his people, the praise of all his saints; even of the children of Israel, a people near unto him. Praise ye the LORD.

Psalm One Hundred and Forty Nine

1: Praise ye the LORD. Sing unto the LORD a new song, and his praise in the congregation of saints.
 
2: Let Israel rejoice in him that made him: let the children of Zion be joyful in their King.
 
3: Let them praise his name in the dance: let them sing praises unto him with the timbrel and harp.
 
4: For the LORD taketh pleasure in his people: he will beautify the meek with salvation.
 
5: Let the saints be joyful in glory: let them sing aloud upon their beds.
 
6: Let the high praises of God be in their mouth, and a twoedged sword in their hand;
 
7: :To execute vengeance upon the heathen, and punishments upon the people;
 
8: To bind their kings with chains, and their nobles with fetters of iron;
 
9: To execute upon them the judgment written: this honour have all his saints. Praise ye the LORD.

Psalm One Hundred and Fifty

1: Praise ye the LORD. Praise God in his sanctuary: praise him in the firmament of his power.
 
2: Praise him for his mighty acts: praise him according to his excellent greatness.
 
3: Praise him with the sound of the trumpet: praise him with the psaltery and harp.
 
4: Praise him with the timbrel and dance: praise him with stringed instruments and organs.
 
5: Praise him upon the loud cymbals: praise him upon the high sounding cymbals.
 
6: Let every thing that hath breath praise the LORD. Praise ye the LORD.

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