Psalm 146 English Standard Version

Praise for the LORD's Righteous Acts

146 1  Praise the Lord! Praise the Lord, O my soul! 2  I will praise the Lord as long as I live; I will sing praises to my God while I have my being. 3  Put not your trust in princes, in a son of man, in whom there is no salvation. 4  When his breath departs, he returns to the earth; on that very day his plans perish.

5  Blessed is he whose help is the God of Jacob, whose hope is in the Lord his God, 6  who made heaven and earth, the sea, and all that is in them, who keeps faith forever; 7  who executes justice for the oppressed, who gives food to the hungry. The Lord sets the prisoners free; 8  the Lord opens the eyes of the blind. The Lord lifts up those who are bowed down; the Lord loves the righteous. 9  The Lord watches over the sojourners; he upholds the widow and the fatherless, but the way of the wicked he brings to ruin. 10  The Lord will reign forever, your God, O Zion, to all generations. Praise the Lord!

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