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Psalm 146 :: English Standard Version (ESV)

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Put Not Your Trust in Princes

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 146:1 - Praise the LORD!
Praise the LORD, O my soul!
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 146:2 - I will praise the LORD as long as I live;
I will sing praises to my God while I have my being.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 146:3 - Put not your trust in princes,
in a son of man, in whom there is no salvation.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 146:4 - When his breath departs, he returns to the earth;
on that very day his plans perish.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 146:5 - Blessed is he whose help is the God of Jacob,
whose hope is in the LORD his God,
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 146:6 - who made heaven and earth,
the sea, and all that is in them,
who keeps faith forever;
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 146:7 - who executes justice for the oppressed,
who gives food to the hungry.
The LORD sets the prisoners free;
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 146:8 - the LORD opens the eyes of the blind.
The LORD lifts up those who are bowed down;
the LORD loves the righteous.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 146:9 - The LORD watches over the sojourners;
he upholds the widow and the fatherless,
but the way of the wicked he brings to ruin.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 146:10 - The LORD will reign forever,
your God, O Zion, to all generations.
Praise the LORD!

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