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Psalms 147

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!


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