A psalm of praise, by David.
145:1 I will extol you, my God, O king!
I will praise your name continually!2
145:2 Every day I will praise you!
I will praise your name continually!3
145:3 The Lord is great and certainly worthy of praise!
No one can fathom his greatness!4
145:4 One generation will praise your deeds to another,
and tell about your mighty acts!5
145:5 I will focus on your honor and majestic splendor,
and your amazing deeds!6
145:6 They will proclaim7 the power of your awesome acts!
I will declare your great deeds!
145:7 They will talk about the fame of your great kindness,8
and sing about your justice.9
145:8 The Lord is merciful and compassionate;
he is patient10 and demonstrates great loyal love.11
145:9 The Lord is good to all,
and has compassion on all he has made.12
145:10 All he has made will give thanks to the Lord.
Your loyal followers will praise you.
145:11 They will proclaim the splendor of your kingdom;
they will tell about your power,
145:12 so that mankind13 might acknowledge your mighty acts,
and the majestic splendor of your kingdom.
145:13 Your kingdom is an eternal kingdom,14
and your dominion endures through all generations.
145:1415 The Lord supports all who fall,
and lifts up all who are bent over.16
145:15 Everything looks to you in anticipation,17
and you provide them with food on a regular basis.18
145:16 You open your hand,
and fill every living thing with the food they desire.19
145:17 The Lord is just in all his actions,20
and exhibits love in all he does.21
145:18 The Lord is near all who cry out to him,
all who cry out to him sincerely.22
145:19 He satisfies the desire23 of his loyal followers;24
he hears their cry for help and delivers them.
145:20 The Lord protects those who love him,
but he destroys all the wicked.
145:21 My mouth will praise the Lord.25
Let all who live26 praise his holy name forever!