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Psalm 147 :: American Standard Version (ASV)

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Praise for Jerusalem's Restoration and Prosperity.

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Praise ye Jehovah;
For it is good to sing praises unto our God;
For it is pleasant, and praise is comely.
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Jehovah doth build up Jerusalem;
He gathereth together the outcasts of Israel.
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He healeth the broken in heart,
And bindeth up their wounds.
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He counteth the number of the stars;
He calleth them all by their names.
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Great is our Lord, and mighty in power;
His understanding is infinite.
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Jehovah upholdeth the meek:
He bringeth the wicked down to the ground.
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Sing unto Jehovah with thanksgiving;
Sing praises upon the harp unto our God,
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Who covereth the heavens with clouds,
Who prepareth rain for the earth,
Who maketh grass to grow upon the mountains.
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He giveth to the beast his food,
And to the young ravens which cry.
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He delighteth not in the strength of the horse:
He taketh no pleasure in the legs of a man.
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Jehovah taketh pleasure in them that fear him,
In those that hope in his lovingkindness.
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Praise Jehovah, O Jerusalem;
Praise thy God, O Zion.
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For he hath strengthened the bars of thy gates;
He hath blessed thy children within thee.
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He maketh peace in thy borders;
He filleth thee with the finest of the wheat.
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He sendeth out his commandment upon earth;
His word runneth very swiftly.
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He giveth snow like wool;
He scattereth the hoar-frost like ashes.
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He casteth forth his ice like morsels:
Who can stand before his cold?
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He sendeth out his word, and melteth them:
He causeth his wind to blow, and the waters flow.
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He showeth his word unto Jacob,
His statutes and his ordinances unto Israel.
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He hath not dealt so with any nation;
And as for his ordinances, they have not known them.
Praise ye Jehovah.

Thomas Nelson & Sons first published the American Standard Version in 1901. This translation of the Bible is in the public domain.

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