Psalms 145

Psalm 1451

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!

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