Salmos

1. O give thanks to the LORD, for he is good; for his mercy endureth for ever.

2. Let the redeemed of the LORD say so, whom he hath redeemed from the hand of the enemy;

3. And gathered them out of the lands, from the east, and from the west, from the north, and from the south.

4. They wandered in the wilderness in a solitary way; they found no city to dwell in.

5. Hungry and thirsty, their soul fainted in them.

6. Then they cried to the LORD in their trouble, and he delivered them out of their distresses.

7. And he led them forth by the right way, that they might go to a city of habitation.

8. Oh that men would praise the LORD for his goodness, and for his wonderful works to the children of men!

9. For he satisfieth the longing soul, and filleth the hungry soul with goodness.

10. Such as sit in darkness and in the shades of death, being bound in affliction and iron;

11. Because they rebelled against the words of God, and contemned the counsel of the Most High:

12. Therefore he brought down their heart with labor; they fell down, and there was none to help.

13. Then they cried to the LORD in their trouble, and he saved them out of their distresses.

14. He brought them out of darkness and the shades of death, and broke their bands asunder.

15. Oh that men would praise the LORD for his goodness, and for his wonderful works to the children of men!

16. For he hath broken the gates of brass, and cut the bars of iron asunder.

17. Fools, because of their transgression, and because of their iniquities, are afflicted.

18. Their soul abhorreth all manner of food; and they draw near to the gates of death.

19. Then they cry to the LORD in their trouble, he saveth them out of their distresses.

20. He sent his word, and healed them, and delivered them from their destructions.

21. Oh that men would praise the LORD for his goodness, and for his wonderful works to the children of men!

22. And let them sacrifice the sacrifices of thanksgiving, and declare his works with rejoicing.

23. They that go down to the sea in ships, that do business on great waters;

24. These see the works of the LORD, and his wonders in the deep.

25. For he commandeth, and raiseth the stormy wind, which lifteth up its waves.

26. They mount up to the heaven, they go down again to the depths: their soul is melted because of trouble.

27. They reel to and fro, and stagger like a drunken man, and are at their wit's end.

28. Then they cry to the LORD in their trouble, and he bringeth them out of their distresses.

29. He maketh the storm a calm, so that the waves of the sea are still.

30. Then are they glad because they are quiet; so he bringeth them to their desired haven.

31. Oh that men would praise the LORD for his goodness, and for his wonderful works to the children of men!

32. Let them exalt him also in the congregation of the people, and praise him in the assembly of the elders.

33. He turneth rivers into a wilderness, and the water-springs into dry ground;

34. A fruitful land into barrenness, for the wickedness of them that dwell in it.

35. He turneth the wilderness into a standing water, and dry ground into water-springs.

36. And there he maketh the hungry to dwell, that they may prepare a city for habitation;

37. And sow the fields, and plant vineyards, which may yield fruits of increase.

38. He blesseth them also, so that they are multiplied greatly; and suffereth not their cattle to decrease.

39. Again, they are diminished and brought low through oppression, affliction, and sorrow.

40. He poureth contempt upon princes, and causeth them to wander in the wilderness, where there is no way.

41. Yet he setteth the poor on high from affliction, and maketh him families like a flock.

42. The righteous shall see it, and rejoice: and all iniquity shall stop her mouth.

43. Whoever is wise, and will observe these things, even they shall understand the loving-kindness of the LORD.

1. A Song or Psalm of David. O God, my heart is fixed; I will sing and give praise, even with my glory.

2. Awake, psaltery and harp: I myself will awake early.

3. I will praise thee, O LORD, among the people: and I will sing praises to thee among the nations.

4. For thy mercy is great above the heavens: and thy truth reacheth to the clouds.

5. Be thou exalted, O God, above the heavens: and thy glory above all the earth;

6. That thy beloved may be delivered: save with thy right hand, and answer me.

7. God hath spoken in his holiness; I will rejoice, I will divide Shechem, and measure out the valley of Succoth.

8. Gilead is mine; Manasseh is mine; Ephraim also is the strength of my head; Judah is my lawgiver;

9. Moab is my washpot; over Edom will I cast out my shoe; over Philistia will I triumph.

10. Who will bring me into the strong city: who will lead me into Edom?

11. Wilt not thou, O God, who hast cast us off? and wilt not thou, O God, go forth with our armies?

12. Give us help from trouble: for vain is the help of man.

13. Through God we shall do valiantly: for he will tread down our enemies.

1. To the chief Musician, A Psalm of David. Hold not thy peace, O God of my praise;

2. For the mouth of the wicked and the mouth of the deceitful are opened against me: they have spoken against me with a lying tongue.

3. They encompassed me also with words of hatred; and fought against me without a cause.

4. For my love they are my adversaries: but I give myself to prayer.

5. And they have rewarded me evil for good, and hatred for my love.

6. Set thou a wicked man over him: and let Satan stand at his right hand.

7. When he shall be judged, let him be condemned: and let his prayer become sin.

8. Let his days be few; and let another take his office.

9. Let his children be fatherless, and his wife a widow.

10. Let his children be continually vagabonds, and beg: let them seek their bread also out of their desolate places.

11. Let the extortioner catch all that he hath; and let strangers spoil his labor.

12. Let there be none to extend mercy to him: neither let there be any to favor his fatherless children.

13. Let his posterity be cut off; and in the generation following let their name be blotted out.

14. Let the iniquity of his fathers be remembered with the LORD; and let not the sin of his mother be blotted out.

15. Let them be before the LORD continually, that he may cut off the memory of them from the earth.

16. Because that he remembered not to show mercy, but persecuted the poor and needy man, that he might even slay the broken in heart.

17. As he loved cursing, so let it come to him: as he delighted not in blessing, so let it be far from him.

18. As he clothed himself with cursing like as with his garment, so let it come into his bowels like water, and like oil into his bones.

19. Let it be to him as the garment which covereth him, and for a girdle with which he is girded continually.

20. Let this be the reward of my adversaries from the LORD, and of them that speak evil against my soul.

21. But do thou for me, O GOD the Lord, for thy name's sake: because thy mercy is good, deliver thou me.

22. For I am poor and needy, and my heart is wounded within me.

23. I am gone like the shadow when it declineth: I am tossed up and down as the locust.

24. My knees are weak through fasting; and my flesh faileth of fatness.

25. I became also a reproach to them: when they looked upon me they shook their heads.

26. Help me, O LORD my God: O save me according to thy mercy:

27. That they may know that this is thy hand; that thou, LORD, hast done it.

28. Let them curse, but bless thou: when they arise, let them be ashamed; but let thy servant rejoice.

29. Let my adversaries be clothed with shame, and let them cover themselves with their own confusion, as with a mantle.

30. I will greatly praise the LORD with my mouth; yes, I will praise him among the multitude.

31. For he will stand at the right hand of the poor, to save him from those that condemn his soul.

1. A Psalm of David. The LORD said to my Lord, Sit thou at my right hand, until I make thy enemies thy footstool.

2. The LORD will send the rod of thy strength out of Zion: rule thou in the midst of thy enemies.

3. Thy people shall be willing in the day of thy power, in the beauties of holiness: from the womb of the morning, thou hast the dew of thy youth.

4. The LORD hath sworn, and will not repent, Thou art a priest for ever after the order of Melchisedek.

5. The Lord at thy right hand will strike through kings in the day of his wrath.

6. He will judge among the heathen, he will fill the places with the dead bodies; he will wound the heads over many countries.

7. He will drink of the brook in the way: therefore will he lift up the head.

1. Praise ye the LORD. I will praise the LORD with my whole heart, in the assembly of the upright, and in the congregation.

2. The works of the LORD are great, sought out by all them that have pleasure in them.

3. His work is honorable and glorious: and his righteousness endureth for ever.

4. He hath made his wonderful works to be remembered: the LORD is gracious and full of compassion.

5. He hath given food to them that fear him: he will ever be mindful of his covenant.

6. He hath shown his people the power of his works, that he may give them the heritage of the heathen.

7. The works of his hands are verity and judgment; all his commandments are sure.

8. They stand fast for ever and ever, and are done in truth and uprightness.

9. He sent redemption to his people: he hath commanded his covenant for ever: holy and reverend is his name.

10. The fear of the LORD is the beginning of wisdom: a good understanding have all they that do his commandments: his praise endureth for ever.

1. Praise ye the LORD. Blessed is the man that feareth the LORD, that delighteth greatly in his commandments.

2. His seed shall be mighty upon earth: the generation of the upright shall be blessed.

3. Wealth and riches shall be in his house: and his righteousness endureth for ever.

4. To the upright there ariseth light in darkness: he is gracious, and full of compassion, and righteous.

5. A good man showeth favor, and lendeth: he will guide his affairs with discretion.

6. Surely he shall not be moved for ever: the righteous shall be in everlasting remembrance.

7. He shall not be afraid of evil tidings: his heart is fixed, trusting in the LORD.

8. His heart is established, he shall not be afraid, until he seeth his desire upon his enemies.

9. He hath dispersed, he hath given to the poor; his righteousness endureth for ever; his horn shall be exalted with honor.

10. The wicked shall see it, and be grieved; he shall gnash with his teeth, and melt away: the desire of the wicked shall perish.

1. Praise ye the LORD. Praise, O ye servants of the LORD, praise the name of the LORD.

2. Blessed be the name of the LORD from this time forth and for evermore.

3. From the rising of the sun to the going down of the same the LORD'S name is to be praised.

4. The LORD is high above all nations, and his glory above the heavens.

5. Who is like to the LORD our God, who dwelleth on high.

6. Who humbleth himself to behold the things that are in heaven, and in the earth!

7. He raiseth the poor out of the dust, and lifteth the needy out of the dunghill;

8. That he may set him with princes, even with the princes of his people.

9. He maketh the barren woman to keep house, and to be a joyful mother of children. Praise ye the LORD.

1. When Israel went out of Egypt, the house of Jacob from a people of a foreign language;

2. Judah was his sanctuary, and Israel his dominion.

3. The sea saw it, and fled: Jordan was driven back.

4. The mountains skipped like rams, and the little hills like lambs.

5. What ailed thee, O thou sea, that thou fleddest? thou Jordan, that thou wast driven back?

6. Ye mountains, that ye skipped like rams; and ye little hills, like lambs?

7. Tremble, thou earth, at the presence of the Lord, at the presence of the God of Jacob;

8. Who turned the rock into a standing water, the flint into a fountain of waters.

1. Not to us, O LORD, not to us, but to thy name give glory, for thy mercy, and for thy truth's sake.

2. Why should the heathen say, Where is now their God?

3. But our God is in the heavens: he hath done whatever he pleased.

4. Their idols are silver and gold; the work of men's hands.

5. They have mouths, but they speak not: eyes have they, but they see not:

6. They have ears, but they hear not: noses have they, but they smell not:

7. They have hands, but they handle not: feet have they, but they walk not: neither speak they through their throat.

8. They that make them are like them; so is every one that trusteth in them.

9. O Israel, trust thou in the LORD: he is their help and their shield.

10. O house of Aaron, trust in the LORD: he is their help and their shield.

11. Ye that fear the LORD, trust in the LORD: he is their help and their shield.

12. The LORD hath been mindful of us: he will bless us; he will bless the house of Israel; he will bless the house of Aaron.

13. He will bless them that fear the LORD, both small and great.

14. The LORD will increase you more and more, you and your children.

15. Ye are blessed of the LORD who made heaven and earth.

16. The heaven, even the heavens, are the LORD'S: but the earth hath he given to the children of men.

17. The dead praise not the LORD, neither any that go down into silence.

18. But we will bless the LORD from this time forth and for ever. Praise the LORD.

1. I love the LORD, because he hath heard my voice and my supplications.

2. Because he hath inclined his ear to me, therefore will I call upon him as long as I live.

3. The sorrows of death encompassed me, and the pains of hell came upon me: I found trouble and sorrow.

4. Then I called upon the name of the LORD; O LORD, I beseech thee, deliver my soul.

5. Gracious is the LORD, and righteous; yes, our God is merciful.

6. The LORD preserveth the simple: I was brought low, and he helped me.

7. Return to thy rest, O my soul; for the LORD hath dealt bountifully with thee.

8. For thou hast delivered my soul from death, my eyes from tears, and my feet from falling.

9. I will walk before the LORD in the land of the living.

10. I believed, therefore have I spoken: I was greatly afflicted:

11. I said in my haste, All men are liars.

12. What shall I render to the LORD for all his benefits towards me?

13. I will take the cup of salvation, and call upon the name of the LORD.

14. I will pay my vows to the LORD now in the presence of all his people.

15. Precious in the sight of the LORD is the death of his saints.

16. O LORD, truly I am thy servant; I am thy servant, the son of thy handmaid: thou hast loosed my bonds.

17. I will offer to thee the sacrifice of thanksgiving, and will call upon the name of the LORD.

18. I will pay my vows to the LORD now in the presence of all his people,

19. In the courts of the LORD'S house, in the midst of thee, O Jerusalem. Praise ye the LORD.

1. O praise the LORD, all ye nations: praise him, all ye people.

2. For his merciful kindness is great towards us: and the truth of the LORD endureth for ever. Praise ye the LORD.

1. O give thanks to the LORD; for he is good: because his mercy endureth for ever.

2. Let Israel now say, that his mercy endureth for ever.

3. Let the house of Aaron now say, that his mercy endureth for ever.

4. Let them now that fear the LORD say, that his mercy endureth for ever.

5. I called upon the LORD in distress: the LORD answered me, and set me in a large place.

6. The LORD is on my side; I will not fear: what can man do to me?

7. The LORD taketh my part with them that help me: therefore shall I see my desire upon them that hate me.

8. It is better to trust in the LORD than to put confidence in man.

9. It is better to trust in the LORD than to put confidence in princes.

10. All nations encompassed me: but in the name of the LORD will I destroy them.

11. They encompassed me; yes, they encompassed me: but in the name of the LORD I will destroy them.

12. They encompassed me like bees; they are quenched as the fire of thorns: for in the name of the LORD I will destroy them.

13. Thou hast violently thrust at me that I might fall: but the LORD helped me.

14. The LORD is my strength and song, and is become my salvation.

15. The voice of rejoicing and salvation is in the tabernacles of the righteous: the right hand of the LORD doeth valiantly.

16. The right hand of the LORD is exalted: the right hand of the LORD doeth valiantly.

17. I shall not die, but live, and declare the works of the LORD.

18. The LORD hath chastened me severely: but he hath not given me over to death.

19. Open to me the gates of righteousness: I will enter them, and I will praise the LORD:

20. This gate of the LORD, into which the righteous shall enter.

21. I will praise thee: for thou hast heard me, and art become my salvation.

22. The stone which the builders refused is become the head stone of the corner.

23. This is the LORD'S doing; it is wonderful in our eyes.

24. This is the day which the LORD hath made; we will rejoice and be glad in it.

25. Save now, I beseech thee, O LORD: O LORD, I beseech thee, send now prosperity.

26. Blessed be he that cometh in the name of the LORD: we have blessed you out of the house of the LORD.

27. God is the LORD, who hath shown us light: bind the sacrifice with cords, even to the horns of the altar.

28. Thou art my God, and I will praise thee: thou art my God, I will exalt thee.

29. O give thanks to the LORD; for he is good: for his mercy endureth for ever.

1. ALEPH. Blessed are the undefiled in the way, who walk in the law of the LORD.

2. Blessed are they that keep his testimonies, and that seek him with the whole heart.

3. They also do no iniquity: they walk in his ways.

4. Thou hast commanded us to keep thy precepts diligently.

5. O that my ways were directed to keep thy statutes!

6. Then shall I not be ashamed, when I have respect to all thy commandments.

7. I will praise thee with uprightness of heart, when I shall have learned thy righteous judgments.

8. I will keep thy statutes: O forsake me not utterly.

9. BETH. Wherewith shall a young man cleanse his way? by taking heed to it, according to thy word.

10. With my whole heart have I sought thee: O let me not wander from thy commandments.

11. Thy word have I hid in my heart, that I might not sin against thee.

12. Blessed art thou, O LORD: teach me thy statutes.

13. With my lips have I declared all the judgments of thy mouth.

14. I have rejoiced in the way of thy testimonies, as much as in all riches.

15. I will meditate in thy precepts, and have respect to thy ways.

16. I will delight myself in thy statutes: I will not forget thy word.

17. GIMEL. Deal bountifully with thy servant, that I may live, and keep thy word.

18. Open thou my eyes, that I may behold wondrous things out of thy law.

19. I am a stranger in the earth: hide not thy commandments from me.

20. My soul breaketh for the longing that it hath to thy judgments at all times.

21. Thou hast rebuked the proud that are cursed, who do err from thy commandments.

22. Remove from me reproach and contempt; for I have kept thy testimonies.

23. Princes also did sit and speak against me: but thy servant did meditate in thy statutes.

24. Thy testimonies also are my delight, and my counselors.

25. DALETH. My soul cleaveth to the dust: revive thou me according to thy word.

26. I have declared my ways, and thou heardest me: teach me thy statutes.

27. Make me to understand the way of thy precepts: so shall I talk of thy wondrous works.

28. My soul melteth for heaviness: strengthen thou me according to thy word.

29. Remove from me the way of lying: and grant me thy law graciously.

30. I have chosen the way of truth: thy judgments have I laid before me.

31. I have adhered to thy testimonies: O LORD, put me not to shame.

32. I will run the way of thy commandments, when thou shalt enlarge my heart.

33. HE. Teach me, O LORD, the way of thy statutes; and I shall keep it to the end.

34. Give me understanding, and I shall keep thy law; yes, I shall observe it with my whole heart.

35. Make me to go in the path of thy commandments; for in that do I delight.

36. Incline my heart to thy testimonies, and not to covetousness.

37. Turn away my eyes from beholding vanity; and revive thou me in thy way.

38. Establish thy word to thy servant, who is devoted to thy fear.

39. Turn away my reproach which I fear: for thy judgments are good.

40. Behold, I have longed after thy precepts: revive me in thy righteousness.

41. VAU. Let thy mercies come also to me, O LORD, even thy salvation, according to thy word.

42. So shall I have with which to answer him that reproacheth me: for I trust in thy word.

43. And take not the word of truth utterly out of my mouth; for I have hoped in thy judgments.

44. So shall I keep thy law continually for ever and ever.

45. And I will walk at liberty: for I seek thy precepts.

46. I will speak of thy testimonies also before kings, and will not be ashamed.

47. And I will delight myself in thy commandments, which I have loved.

48. My hands also will I lift to thy commandments, which I have loved; and I will meditate in thy statutes.

49. ZAIN. Remember the word to thy servant, upon which thou hast caused me to hope.

50. This is my comfort in my affliction: for thy word hath revived me.

51. The proud have had me greatly in derision: yet I have not declined from thy law.

52. I remembered thy judgments of old, O LORD; and have comforted myself.

53. Horror hath taken hold upon me because of the wicked that forsake thy law.

54. Thy statutes have been my songs in the house of my pilgrimage.

55. I have remembered thy name, O LORD, in the night, and have kept thy law.

56. This I had, because I kept thy precepts.

57. CHETH. Thou art my portion, O LORD: I have said that I would keep thy words.

58. I entreated thy favor with my whole heart: be merciful to me according to thy word.

59. I thought on my ways, and turned my feet to thy testimonies.

60. I made haste, and delayed not to keep thy commandments.

61. The bands of the wicked have robbed me: but I have not forgotten thy law.

62. At midnight I will rise to give thanks to thee, because of thy righteous judgments.

63. I am a companion of all them that fear thee, and of them that keep thy precepts.

64. The earth, O LORD, is full of thy mercy: teach me thy statutes.

65. TETH. Thou hast dealt well with thy servant, O LORD, according to thy word.

66. Teach me good judgment and knowledge: for I have believed thy commandments.

67. Before I was afflicted I went astray: but now have I kept thy word.

68. Thou art good, and doest good; teach me thy statutes.

69. The proud have forged a lie against me: but I will keep thy precepts with my whole heart.

70. Their heart is as gross as fat; but I delight in thy law.

71. It is good for me that I have been afflicted; that I might learn thy statutes.

72. The law of thy mouth is better to me than thousands of gold and silver.

73. JOD. Thy hands have made me and fashioned me: give me understanding, that I may learn thy commandments.

74. They that fear thee will be glad when they see me; because I have hoped in thy word.

75. I know, O LORD, that thy judgments are right, and that thou in faithfulness hast afflicted me.

76. Let, I pray thee, thy merciful kindness be for my comfort, according to thy word to thy servant.

77. Let thy tender mercies come to me, that I may live: for thy law is my delight.

78. Let the proud be ashamed; for they dealt perversely with me without a cause: but I will meditate in thy precepts.

79. Let those that fear thee turn to me, and those that have known thy testimonies.

80. Let my heart be sound in thy statutes; that I may not be ashamed.

81. CAPH. My soul fainteth for thy salvation: but I hope in thy word.

82. My eyes fail for thy word, saying, When wilt thou comfort me?

83. For I am become like a bottle in the smoke; yet I do not forget thy statutes.

84. How many are the days of thy servant? when wilt thou execute judgment on them that persecute me?

85. The proud have digged pits for me, which are not according to thy law.

86. All thy commandments are faithful: they persecute me wrongfully; help thou me.

87. They had almost consumed me upon earth; but I forsook not thy precepts.

88. Revive me after thy loving-kindness; so shall I keep the testimony of thy mouth.

89. LAMED. For ever, O LORD, thy word is settled in heaven.

90. Thy faithfulness is to all generations: thou hast established the earth, and it abideth.

91. They continue this day according to thy ordinances: for all are thy servants.

92. Unless thy law had been my delights, I should then have perished in my affliction.

93. I will never forget thy precepts: for with them thou hast revived me.

94. I am thine, save me; for I have sought thy precepts.

95. The wicked have waited for me to destroy me: but I will consider thy testimonies.

96. I have seen an end of all perfection: but thy commandment is exceeding broad.

97. MEM. O how I love thy law! it is my meditation all the day.

98. Thou through thy commandments hast made me wiser than my enemies: for they are ever with me.

99. I have more understanding than all my teachers: for thy testimonies are my meditation.

100. I understand more than the ancients, because I keep thy precepts.

101. I have refrained my feet from every evil way, that I might keep thy word.

102. I have not departed from thy judgments: for thou hast taught me.

103. How sweet are thy words to my taste! yes, sweeter than honey to my mouth!

104. Through thy precepts I get understanding: therefore I hate every false way.

105. NUN. Thy word is a lamp to my feet, and a light to my path.

106. I have sworn, and I will perform it, that I will keep thy righteous judgments.

107. I am afflicted very much: revive me, O LORD, according to thy word.

108. Accept, I beseech thee, the free-will-offerings of my mouth, O LORD, and teach me thy judgments.

109. My soul is continually in my hand: yet I do not forget thy law.

110. The wicked have laid a snare for me: yet I erred not from thy precepts.

111. Thy testimonies have I taken as an heritage for ever: for they are the rejoicing of my heart.

112. I have inclined my heart to perform thy statutes always, even to the end.

113. SAMECH. I hate vain thoughts: but thy law do I love.

114. Thou art my hiding place and my shield: I hope in thy word.

115. Depart from me, ye evil-doers: for I will keep the commandments of my God.

116. Uphold me according to thy word, that I may live: and let me not be ashamed of my hope.

117. Support me, and I shall be safe: and I will have respect to thy statutes continually.

118. Thou hast trodden down all them that err from thy statutes: for their deceit is falsehood.

119. Thou puttest away all the wicked of the earth like dross: therefore I love thy testimonies.

120. My flesh trembleth for fear of thee; and I am afraid of thy judgments.

121. AIN. I have done judgment and justice; leave me not to my oppressors.

122. Be surety for thy servant for good: let not the proud oppress me.

123. My eyes fail for thy salvation, and for the word of thy righteousness.

124. Deal with thy servant according to thy mercy, and teach me thy statutes.

125. I am thy servant; give me understanding, that I may know thy testimonies.

126. It is time for thee, LORD, to work: for they have made void thy law.

127. Therefore I love thy commandments above gold; yes, above fine gold.

128. Therefore I esteem all thy precepts concerning all things to be right; and I hate every false way.

129. PE. Thy testimonies are wonderful: therefore doth my soul keep them.

130. The entrance of thy words giveth light; it giveth understanding to the simple.

131. I opened my mouth, and panted: for I longed for thy commandments.

132. Look thou upon me, and be merciful to me, as thou usest to do to those that love thy name.

133. Order my steps in thy word: and let not any iniquity have dominion over me.

134. Deliver me from the oppression of man: so will I keep thy precepts.

135. Make thy face to shine upon thy servant: and teach me thy statutes.

136. Rivers of waters run down my eyes, because they keep not thy law.

137. TSADDI. Righteous art thou, O LORD, and upright are thy judgments.

138. Thy testimonies that thou hast commanded are righteous and very faithful.

139. My zeal hath consumed me; because my enemies have forgotten thy words.

140. Thy word is very pure: therefore thy servant loveth it.

141. I am small and despised: yet I do not forget thy precepts.

142. Thy righteousness is an everlasting righteousness, and thy law is the truth.

143. Trouble and anguish have taken hold on me: yet thy commandments are my delights.

144. The righteousness of thy testimonies is everlasting: give me understanding, and I shall live.

145. KOPH. I cried with my whole heart; hear me, O LORD: I will keep thy statutes.

146. I cried to thee; save me, and I shall keep thy testimonies.

147. I came before the dawning of the morning, and cried: I hoped in thy word.

148. My eyes anticipated the night watches, that I might meditate in thy word.

149. Hear my voice, according to thy loving-kindness: O LORD, revive me according to thy judgment.

150. They draw nigh that follow after mischief: they are far from thy law.

151. Thou art near, O LORD; and all thy commandments are truth.

152. Concerning thy testimonies, I have known of old that thou hast founded them for ever.

153. RESH. Consider my affliction, and deliver me: for I do not forget thy law.

154. Plead my cause, and deliver me: revive me according to thy word.

155. Salvation is far from the wicked: for they seek not thy statutes.

156. Great are thy tender mercies, O LORD: revive me according to thy judgments.

157. Many are my persecutors and my enemies; yet I do not decline from thy testimonies.

158. I beheld the transgressors, and was grieved; because they kept not thy word.

159. Consider how I love thy precepts: revive me, O LORD, according to thy loving-kindness.

160. Thy word is true from the beginning: and every one of thy righteous judgments endureth for ever.

161. SCHIN. Princes have persecuted me without a cause; but my heart standeth in awe of thy word.

162. I rejoice at thy word, as one that findeth great spoil.

163. I hate and abhor lying: but thy law do I love.

164. Seven times a day do I praise thee, because of thy righteous judgments.

165. Great peace have they who love thy law: and nothing shall cause them to stumble.

166. LORD, I have hoped for thy salvation, and performed thy commandments.

167. My soul hath kept thy testimonies; and I love them exceedingly.

168. I have kept thy precepts and thy testimonies: for all my ways are before thee.

169. TAU. Let my cry come near before thee, O LORD: give me understanding according to thy word.

170. Let my supplication come before thee: deliver me according to thy word.

171. My lips shall utter praise, when thou hast taught me thy statutes.

172. My tongue shall speak of thy word: for all thy commandments are righteousness.

173. Let thy hand help me; for I have chosen thy precepts.

174. I have longed for thy salvation, O LORD; and thy law is my delight.

175. Let my soul live, and it shall praise thee; and let thy judgments help me.

176. I have gone astray like a lost sheep; seek thy servant; for I do not forget thy commandments.

1. A Song of degrees. In my distress I cried to the LORD, and he heard me.

2. Deliver my soul, O LORD, from lying lips, and from a deceitful tongue.

3. What shall be given to thee? or what shall be done to thee, thou false tongue?

4. Sharp arrows of the mighty, with coals of juniper.

5. Woe is me, that I sojourn in Mesech, that I dwell in the tents of Kedar!

6. My soul hath long dwelt with him that hateth peace.

7. I am for peace: but when I speak, they are for war.

1. A Song of degrees. I will lift up my eyes to the hills, from whence cometh my help.

2. My help cometh from the LORD, who 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 will preserve thee from all evil: he will preserve thy soul.

8. The LORD will preserve thy going out and thy coming in from this time forth, and even for ever.

1. A Song of degrees of David. I was glad when they said to me, Let us go into the house of the LORD.

2. Our feet shall stand within thy gates, O Jerusalem.

3. Jerusalem is built as a city that is compact together:

4. Whither the tribes go up, the tribes of the LORD, to the testimony of Israel, to give thanks to 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' sake, I will now say, Peace be within thee.

9. Because of the house of the LORD our God I will seek thy good.

1. A Song of degrees. To thee I raise my eyes, O thou that dwellest in the heavens.

2. Behold, as the eyes of servants look to the hand of their masters, and as the eyes of a maiden to the hand of her mistress; so our eyes wait upon the LORD our God, until he shall 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.

1. A Song of degrees of David. 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 hath escaped as a bird out of the snare of the fowlers: the snare is broken, and we have escaped.

8. Our help is in the name of the LORD, who made heaven and earth.

1. A Song of degrees. 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 Jerusalem, so the LORD is around 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 to iniquity.

4. Do good, O LORD, to those that are good, and to them that are upright in their hearts.

5. As for such as turn aside to their crooked ways, the LORD shall lead them forth with the workers of iniquity: but peace shall be upon Israel.

1. A Song of degrees. 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; of which 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 return with rejoicing, bringing his sheaves with him.

1. A Song of degrees for Solomon. Except the LORD shall build the house, they labor in vain that build it: except the LORD shall keep the city, the watchman waketh in vain.

2. It is vain for you to rise early, to sit up late, to eat the bread of sorrows: for so he giveth his beloved sleep.

3. Lo, children are a 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.

1. A Song of degrees. Blessed is every one that feareth the LORD; that walketh in his ways.

2. For thou shalt eat the labor of thy 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 thy house: thy children like olive plants around 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. Yes, thou shalt see thy children's children, and peace upon Israel.

1. A Song of degrees. 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 house-tops, which withereth before it groweth up:

7. With which the mower filleth not his hand; nor he that bindeth sheaves, his bosom.

8. Neither do they who go by, say, The blessing of the LORD be upon you: we bless you in the name of the LORD.

1. A Song of degrees. Out of the depths have I cried to thee, O LORD.

2. Lord, hear my voice: let thy 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.

1. A Song of degrees of David. LORD, my heart is not haughty, nor my 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 by his mother: my soul is even as a weaned child.

3. Let Israel hope in the LORD from henceforth and for ever.

1. A Song of degrees. LORD, remember David and all his afflictions;

2. How he swore to the LORD, and vowed to 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 my eyes, or slumber to my eyelids,

5. Until I find a place for the LORD, a 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 thy anointed.

11. The LORD hath sworn in truth to 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 also shall sit upon thy throne for ever.

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 my anointed.

18. His enemies will I clothe with shame: but upon himself shall his crown flourish.

1. A Song of degrees of David. 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 garment;

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 ever.

1. A Song of degrees. Behold, bless ye the LORD, all ye servants of the LORD, who 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.

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 to his name; for it is pleasant.

4. For the LORD hath chosen Jacob to 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. Whatever the LORD pleased, that did he in heaven, and in earth, in the seas, and all deep places.

7. He causeth the vapors 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 first-born 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 a heritage, a heritage to 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 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 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, who dwelleth at Jerusalem. Praise ye the LORD.

1. O give thanks to the LORD; for he is good: for his mercy endureth for ever.

2. O give thanks to 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 first-born: 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 an out-stretched arm: for his mercy endureth for ever.

13. To him who 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 army in the Red sea: for his mercy endureth for ever.

16. To him who led his people through the wilderness: for his mercy endureth for ever.

17. To him who 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 king of Bashan: for his mercy endureth for ever:

21. And gave their land for a heritage: for his mercy endureth for ever:

22. Even a heritage to Israel his servant: for his mercy endureth for ever.

23. Who remembered us in our low estate: for his mercy endureth 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 to the God of heaven: for his mercy endureth for ever.

1. By the rivers of Babylon, there we sat down, yes, we wept, when we remembered Zion.

2. We hung our harps upon the willows in the midst of it.

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 foreign land?

5. If I forget thee, O Jerusalem, let my right hand forget her skill.

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, Raze it, raze it, even to its foundation.

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.

1. A Psalm of David. I will praise thee with my whole heart: before the gods will I sing praise to thee.

2. I will worship towards thy holy temple, and praise thy name for thy loving-kindness and for thy truth: for thou hast magnified thy word above all thy name.

3. In the day when I cried thou didst answer me, and strengthen 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. Yes, they shall sing in the ways of the LORD: for great is the glory of the LORD.

6. Though the LORD is high, yet hath he respect to the lowly: but the proud he knoweth afar off.

7. Though I walk in the midst of trouble, thou wilt revive me: thou wilt stretch forth thy hand against the wrath of my enemies, and thy right hand will save me.

8. The LORD will perfect that which concerneth me: thy mercy, O LORD, endureth for ever: forsake not the works thy own hands.

1. To the chief Musician, A Psalm of David. O LORD, thou hast searched me, and known me.

2. Thou knowest my down-sitting and my up rising, 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 on my tongue, but lo, O LORD, thou knowest it altogether.

5. Thou hast beset me behind and before, and laid thy hand upon me.

6. Such knowledge is too wonderful for me; it is high, I cannot attain to it.

7. Whither shall I go from thy spirit? or whither shall I flee from thy presence?

8. If I ascend 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. Yes, 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: wonderful are thy works; and that my soul well knoweth.

15. My substance was not hid from thee when I was made in secret, and curiously formed in the lowest parts of the earth.

16. Thy eyes saw my substance, yet being imperfect; 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 to 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 thy 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 my enemies.

23. Search me, O God, and know my heart; try me, and know my thoughts:

24. And see if there is any wicked way in me, and lead me in the way everlasting.

1. To the chief Musician, A Psalm of David. Deliver me, O LORD, from the evil man: preserve me from the violent man;

2. Who imagine mischiefs in their heart; continually are they assembled for war.

3. They have sharpened their tongues like a serpent; adder's 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 way side: they have set gins for me. Selah.

6. I said to 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 encompass me, 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 again.

11. Let not an evil speaker be established on 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 to thy name: the upright shall dwell in thy presence.

1. A Psalm of David. LORD, I cry to thee: make haste to me; give ear to my voice, when I cry to 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 practice 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 my eyes are to thee, O GOD the Lord: in thee is my trust; leave not my soul destitute.

9. Keep me from the snare which they have laid for me, and the gins of the workers of iniquity.

10. Let the wicked fall into their own nets, whilst I escape.

1. Maschil of David; a prayer when he was in the cave. I cried to the LORD with my voice; with my voice to the LORD I made my supplication.

2. I poured out my complaint before him; I showed before him my trouble.

3. When my spirit was overwhelmed within me, then thou knewest my path. In the way in which 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 to thee, O LORD: I said, Thou art my refuge and my portion in the land of the living.

6. Attend to 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 encompass me; for thou wilt deal bountifully with me.

1. A Psalm of David. 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 to 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 them that go down into the pit.

8. Cause me to hear thy loving-kindness in the morning; for in thee do I trust: cause me to know the way in which I should walk; for I lift up my soul to thee.

9. Deliver me, O LORD, from my enemies: I flee to 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. Revive 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 my enemies, and destroy all them that afflict my soul: for I am thy servant.

1. A Psalm of David. Blessed be the LORD my strength, who 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 thy arrows, and destroy them.

7. Send thy 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 to thee, O God: upon a psaltery and an instrument of ten strings will I sing praises to thee.

10. It is he that giveth salvation to 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 granaries 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 labor; 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: yes, happy is that people, whose God is the LORD.

1. David's Psalm of praise. 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 honor 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 are bowed down.

15. The eyes of all wait upon thee; and thou givest them their food in due season.

16. Thou openest thy hand, and satisfiest the desire of every living creature.

17. The LORD is righteous in all his ways, and holy in all his works.

18. The LORD is nigh to 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.

1. Praise ye the LORD. Praise the LORD, O my soul.

2. While I live will I praise the LORD: I will sing praises to 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. Who made heaven, and earth, the sea, and all that is in them: who keepeth truth for ever:

7. Who executeth judgment for the oppressed: who 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 will reign for ever, even thy God, O Zion, to all generations. Praise ye the LORD.

1. Praise ye the LORD: for it is good to sing praises to our God; for it is pleasant; and praise is comely.

2. The LORD buildeth 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 to the LORD with thanksgiving; sing praise upon the harp to 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 hoar-frost like ashes.

17. He casteth forth his ice like morsels: who can stand before his cold?

18. He sendeth out his word, and melteth them: he causeth his wind to blow, and the waters flow.

19. He showeth his word to Jacob, his statutes and his judgments to Israel.

20. He hath not dealt so with any nation: and as for his judgments, they have not known them. Praise ye the LORD.

1. Praise ye the LORD. Praise ye the LORD from the heavens: praise him in the hights.

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 are above the heavens.

5. Let them praise the name of the LORD: for he commanded, and they were created.

6. He hath also established 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 vapors; stormy wind fulfilling his word:

9. Mountains, and all hills; fruitful trees, and all cedars:

10. Beasts, and all cattle; creeping animals, 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 to him. Praise ye the LORD.

1. Praise ye the LORD. Sing to 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 to 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 two-edged 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 honor have all his saints. Praise ye the LORD.

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.

Significados: Edom, Israel, Hermon, Levi.

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