Psalms 111

Psalm 1111

111:1 Praise the Lord!

I will give thanks to the Lord with my whole heart,

in the assembly of the godly and the congregation.

111:2 The Lord’s deeds are great,

eagerly awaited2 by all who desire them.

111:3 His work is majestic and glorious,3

and his faithfulness endures4 forever.

111:4 He does5 amazing things that will be remembered;6

the Lord is merciful and compassionate.

111:5 He gives7 food to his faithful followers;8

he always remembers his covenant.9

111:6 He announced that he would do mighty deeds for his people,

giving them a land that belonged to other nations.10

111:7 His acts are characterized by11 faithfulness and justice;

all his precepts are reliable.12

111:8 They are forever firm,

and should be faithfully and properly carried out.13

111:9 He delivered his people;14

he ordained that his covenant be observed forever.15

His name is holy and awesome.

111:10 To obey the Lord is the fundamental principle for wise living;16

all who carry out his precepts acquire good moral insight.17

He will receive praise forever.18

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