Click to Change

Return to Top

Return to Top

Printer Icon


Copy Options
Format by: Verse Paragraph
Red Letter
Audio Bibles
The Blue Letter Bible

Psalm 147 :: Legacy Standard Bible (LSB)

toggle collapse
Choose a new font size and typeface
Audio Bibles

He Heals the Brokenhearted

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 147:1 -

[fn]Praise Yah!

For it is good to sing praises to our God;

For [fn]it is pleasant and praise is becoming.

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 147:2 -

Yahweh builds up Jerusalem;

He gathers the [fn]outcasts of Israel.

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 147:3 -

He is the One who heals the brokenhearted

And who binds up their [fn]wounds,

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 147:4 -

Who counts the number of the stars;

He [fn]gives names to all of them.

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 147:5 -

Great is our Lord and abundant in power;

His discernment is [fn]infinite.

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 147:6 -

Yahweh [fn]helps up the afflicted;

He brings down the wicked to the ground.

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 147:7 -

Sing to Yahweh with thanksgiving;

Sing praises to our God on the lyre.

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 147:8 -

He is the One who covers the heavens with clouds,

The One who provides rain for the earth,

The One who makes grass to sprout on the mountains,

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 147:9 -

Who gives to the animal its food,

And to the young ravens which call out.

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 147:10 -

He does not delight in the might of the horse;

He does not take pleasure in the legs of a man.

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 147:11 -

Yahweh is pleased with those who fear Him,

Those who wait for His lovingkindness.

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 147:12 -

Laud Yahweh, O Jerusalem!

Praise your God, O Zion!

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 147:13 -

For He strengthened the bars of your gates;

He blessed your sons within you.

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 147:14 -

He is the One who sets [fn]peace in your borders,

He satisfies you with the [fn]finest of the wheat,

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 147:15 -

The One who sends forth His command to the earth;

His word runs very swiftly,

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 147:16 -

The One who gives snow like wool;

He scatters the frost like ashes,

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 147:17 -

Who casts forth His ice as fragments;

Who can stand before His cold?

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 147:18 -

He sends forth His word and melts them;

He causes His wind to blow and so the waters flow,

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 147:19 -

Who declares His words to Jacob,

His statutes and His judgments to Israel.

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 147:20 -

He has not done so with any nation;

So as for His judgments, they have not known them.

[fn]Praise Yah!

LSB Footnotes
Or Hallelujah!
Or He is gracious
Or banished ones, cf. Deut 30:1; Is 11:12; 56:8; Jer 23:3
Lit sorrows
Or calls them all by their names
Lit innumerable
Or relieves
Lit your borders peace
Lit fat
Or Hallelujah!

Copyright ©2021 by The Lockman Foundation

All rights reserved. Managed in partnership with Three Sixteen Publishing Inc.

For more information on this translation, see the LSB Preface.

BLB Searches
Search the Bible

Advanced Options

Other Searches

Multi-Verse Retrieval

Daily Devotionals

Blue Letter Bible offers several daily devotional readings in order to help you refocus on Christ and the Gospel of His peace and righteousness.

Daily Bible Reading Plans

Recognizing the value of consistent reflection upon the Word of God in order to refocus one's mind and heart upon Christ and His Gospel of peace, we provide several reading plans designed to cover the entire Bible in a year.

One-Year Plans

Two-Year Plan