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Psalm 145 :: English Standard Version (ESV)

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Great Is the Lord

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 145:1 - [fn] A Song of Praise. Of David.
I will extol you, my God and King,
and bless your name forever and ever.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 145:2 - Every day I will bless you
and praise your name forever and ever.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 145:3 - Great is the LORD, and greatly to be praised,
and his greatness is unsearchable.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 145:4 - One generation shall commend your works to another,
and shall declare your mighty acts.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 145:5 - On the glorious splendor of your majesty,
and on your wondrous works, I will meditate.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 145:6 - They shall speak of the might of your awesome deeds,
and I will declare your greatness.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 145:7 - They shall pour forth the fame of your abundant goodness
and shall sing aloud of your righteousness.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 145:8 - The LORD is gracious and merciful,
slow to anger and abounding in steadfast love.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 145:9 - The LORD is good to all,
and his mercy is over all that he has made.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 145:10 - All your works shall give thanks to you, O LORD,
and all your saints shall bless you!
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 145:11 - They shall speak of the glory of your kingdom
and tell of your power,
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 145:12 - to make known to the children of man your[fn] mighty deeds,
and the glorious splendor of your kingdom.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 145:13 - Your kingdom is an everlasting kingdom,
and your dominion endures throughout all generations.
[The LORD is faithful in all his words
and kind in all his works.][fn]
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 145:14 - The LORD upholds all who are falling
and raises up all who are bowed down.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 145:15 - The eyes of all look to you,
and you give them their food in due season.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 145:16 - You open your hand;
you satisfy the desire of every living thing.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 145:17 - The LORD is righteous in all his ways
and kind in all his works.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 145:18 - The LORD is near to all who call on him,
to all who call on him in truth.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 145:19 - He fulfills the desire of those who fear him;
he also hears their cry and saves them.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 145:20 - The LORD preserves all who love him,
but all the wicked he will destroy.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 145:21 - My mouth will speak the praise of the LORD,
and let all flesh bless his holy name forever and ever.
ESV Footnotes
This psalm is an acrostic poem, each verse beginning with the successive letters of the Hebrew alphabet
Hebrew his; also next line
These two lines are supplied by one Hebrew manuscript, Septuagint, Syriac (compare Dead Sea Scroll)

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