Psalms 147:1 ←
Give praise to the Lord; for it is good to make melody to our God; praise is pleasing and beautiful.
Psalms 147:2 ←
The Lord is building up Jerusalem; he makes all the outlaws of Israel come together.
Psalms 147:3 ←
He makes the broken-hearted well, and puts oil on their wounds.
Psalms 147:4 ←
He sees the number of the stars; he gives them all their names.
Psalms 147:5 ←
Great is our Lord, and great his power; there is no limit to his wisdom.
Psalms 147:6 ←
The Lord gives help to the poor in spirit; but he sends sinners down in shame.
Psalms 147:7 ←
Make songs of praise to the Lord; make melody to our God with instruments of music.
Psalms 147:8 ←
By his hand the heaven is covered with clouds and rain is stored up for the earth; he makes the grass tall on the mountains.
Psalms 147:9 ←
He gives food to every beast, and to the young ravens in answer to their cry.
Psalms 147:10 ←
He has no delight in the strength of a horse; he takes no pleasure in the legs of a man.
Psalms 147:11 ←
The Lord takes pleasure in his worshippers, and in those whose hope is in his mercy.
Psalms 147:12 ←
Give praise to the Lord, O Jerusalem; give praise to your God, O Zion.
Psalms 147:13 ←
He has made strong the iron bands of your doors; he has sent blessings on your children inside your walls.
Psalms 147:14 ←
He gives peace in all your land, making your stores full of fat grain.
Psalms 147:15 ←
He sends out his orders to the earth; his word goes out quickly.
Psalms 147:16 ←
He gives snow like wool; he sends out ice-drops like dust.
Psalms 147:17 ←
He sends down ice like raindrops: water is made hard by his cold.
Psalms 147:18 ←
At the outgoing of his word, the ice is turned to water; when he sends out his wind, there is a flowing of waters.
Psalms 147:19 ←
He makes his word clear to Jacob, teaching Israel his laws and his decisions.
Psalms 147:20 ←
He has not done these things for any other nation: and as for his laws, they have no knowledge of them. Let the Lord be praised.