144:14That our oxen may be strong to labour; that there be no breaking in, nor going out; that there be no complaining in our streets.
144:15Happy is that people, that is in such a case: yea, happy is that people, whose God is the LORD.
145:1(David's Psalm of praise.) I will extol thee, my God, O king; and I will bless thy name for ever and ever.
145:2Every day will I bless thee; and I will praise thy name for ever and ever.
145:3Great is the LORD, and greatly to be praised; and his greatness is unsearchable.
145:4One generation shall praise thy works to another, and shall declare thy mighty acts.
145:5I will speak of the glorious honour of thy majesty, and of thy wondrous works.
145:6And men shall speak of the might of thy terrible acts: and I will declare thy greatness.
145:7They shall abundantly utter the memory of thy great goodness, and shall sing of thy righteousness.
145:8The LORD is gracious, and full of compassion; slow to anger, and of great mercy.
145:9The LORD is good to all: and his tender mercies are over all his works.
145:10All thy works shall praise thee, O LORD; and thy saints shall bless thee.
145:11They shall speak of the glory of thy kingdom, and talk of thy power;
145:12To make known to the sons of men his mighty acts, and the glorious majesty of his kingdom.
145:13Thy kingdom is an everlasting kingdom, and thy dominion endureth throughout all generations.
145:14The LORD upholdeth all that fall, and raiseth up all those that be bowed down.
145:15The eyes of all wait upon thee; and thou givest them their meat in due season.
145:16Thou openest thine hand, and satisfiest the desire of every living thing.
145:17The LORD is righteous in all his ways, and holy in all his works.
145:18The LORD is nigh unto all them that call upon him, to all that call upon him in truth.
145:19He will fulfil the desire of them that fear him: he also will hear their cry, and will save them.
145:20The LORD preserveth all them that love him: but all the wicked will he destroy.
145:21My mouth shall speak the praise of the LORD: and let all flesh bless his holy name for ever and ever.
146:1Praise ye the LORD. Praise the LORD, O my soul.
146:2While I live will I praise the LORD: I will sing praises unto my God while I have any being.
146:3Put not your trust in princes, nor in the son of man, in whom there is no help.
146:4His breath goeth forth, he returneth to his earth; in that very day his thoughts perish.
146:5Happy is he that hath the God of Jacob for his help, whose hope is in the LORD his God:
146:6Which made heaven, and earth, the sea, and all that therein is: which keepeth truth for ever:
146:7Which executeth judgment for the oppressed: which giveth food to the hungry. The LORD looseth the prisoners:
146:8The LORD openeth the eyes of the blind: the LORD raiseth them that are bowed down: the LORD loveth the righteous:
146:9The LORD preserveth the strangers; he relieveth the fatherless and widow: but the way of the wicked he turneth upside down.
146:10The LORD shall reign for ever, even thy God, O Zion, unto all generations. Praise ye the LORD.
147:1Praise ye the LORD: for it is good to sing praises unto our God; for it is pleasant; and praise is comely.
147:2The LORD doth build up Jerusalem: he gathereth together the outcasts of Israel.
147:3He healeth the broken in heart, and bindeth up their wounds.
147:4He telleth the number of the stars; he calleth them all by their names.
147:5Great is our Lord, and of great power: his understanding is infinite.
147:6The LORD lifteth up the meek: he casteth the wicked down to the ground.
147:7Sing unto the LORD with thanksgiving; sing praise upon the harp unto our God:
147:8Who covereth the heaven with clouds, who prepareth rain for the earth, who maketh grass to grow upon the mountains.
147:9He giveth to the beast his food, and to the young ravens which cry.
147:10He delighteth not in the strength of the horse: he taketh not pleasure in the legs of a man.
147:11The LORD taketh pleasure in them that fear him, in those that hope in his mercy.
147:12Praise the LORD, O Jerusalem; praise thy God, O Zion.
147:13For he hath strengthened the bars of thy gates; he hath blessed thy children within thee.
147:14He maketh peace in thy borders, and filleth thee with the finest of the wheat.
147:15He sendeth forth his commandment upon earth: his word runneth very swiftly.
147:16He giveth snow like wool: he scattereth the hoarfrost like ashes.
147:17He casteth forth his ice like morsels: who can stand before his cold?