Psalms 147:1 ←
Praise Yah, for it is good to sing praises to our God; for it is pleasant and fitting to praise him.
Psalms 147:2 ←
Yahweh builds up Jerusalem. He gathers together the outcasts of Israel.
Psalms 147:3 ←
He heals the broken in heart, and binds up their wounds.
Psalms 147:4 ←
He counts the number of the stars. He calls them all by their names.
Psalms 147:5 ←
Great is our Lord, and mighty in power. His understanding is infinite.
Psalms 147:6 ←
Yahweh upholds the humble. He brings the wicked down to the ground.
Psalms 147:7 ←
Sing to Yahweh with thanksgiving. Sing praises on the harp to our God,
Psalms 147:8 ←
who covers the sky with clouds, who prepares rain for the earth, who makes grass grow on the mountains.
Psalms 147:9 ←
He provides food for the livestock, and for the young ravens when they call.
Psalms 147:10 ←
He doesn’t delight in the strength of the horse. He takes no pleasure in the legs of a man.
Psalms 147:11 ←
Yahweh takes pleasure in those who fear him, in those who hope in his loving kindness.
Psalms 147:12 ←
Praise Yahweh, Jerusalem! Praise your God, Zion!
Psalms 147:13 ←
For he has strengthened the bars of your gates. He has blessed your children within you.
Psalms 147:14 ←
He makes peace in your borders. He fills you with the finest of the wheat.
Psalms 147:15 ←
He sends out his commandment to the earth. His word runs very swiftly.
Psalms 147:16 ←
He gives snow like wool, and scatters frost like ashes.
Psalms 147:17 ←
He hurls down his hail like pebbles. Who can stand before his cold?
Psalms 147:18 ←
He sends out his word, and melts them. He causes his wind to blow, and the waters flow.
Psalms 147:19 ←
He shows his word to Jacob, his statutes and his ordinances to Israel.
Psalms 147:20 ←
He has not done this for just any nation. They don’t know his ordinances. Praise Yah!