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Psalm 145 :: New International Version (NIV)

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Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 145:1 - [fn]A psalm of praise. Of David. I will exalt you, my God the King; I will praise your name for ever and ever.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 145:2 - Every day I will praise you and extol your name for ever and ever.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 145:3 - Great is the LORD and most worthy of praise; his greatness no one can fathom.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 145:4 - One generation commends your works to another; they tell of your mighty acts.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 145:5 - They speak of the glorious splendor of your majesty— and I will meditate on your wonderful works.[fn]
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 145:6 - They tell of the power of your awesome works— and I will proclaim your great deeds.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 145:7 - They celebrate your abundant goodness and joyfully sing of your righteousness.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 145:8 - The LORD is gracious and compassionate, slow to anger and rich in love.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 145:9 - The LORD is good to all; he has compassion on all he has made.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 145:10 - All your works praise you, LORD; your faithful people extol you.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 145:11 - They tell of the glory of your kingdom and speak of your might,
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 145:12 - so that all people may know of your mighty acts and the glorious splendor of your kingdom.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 145:13 - Your kingdom is an everlasting kingdom, and your dominion endures through all generations. The LORD is trustworthy in all he promises and faithful in all he does.[fn]
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 145:14 - The LORD upholds all who fall and lifts up all who are bowed down.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 145:15 - The eyes of all look to you, and you give them their food at the proper time.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 145:16 - You open your hand and satisfy the desires of every living thing.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 145:17 - The LORD is righteous in all his ways and faithful in all he does.
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 desires of those who fear him; he hears their cry and saves them.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 145:20 - The LORD watches over all who love him, but all the wicked he will destroy.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 145:21 - My mouth will speak in praise of the LORD. Let every creature praise his holy name for ever and ever.
NIV Footnotes
This psalm is an acrostic poem, the verses of which (including verse 13b) begin with the successive letters of the Hebrew alphabet.
Dead Sea Scrolls and Syriac (see also Septuagint); Masoretic Text On the glorious splendor of your majesty / and on your wonderful works I will meditate
One manuscript of the Masoretic Text, Dead Sea Scrolls and Syriac (see also Septuagint); most manuscripts of the Masoretic Text do not have the last two lines of verse 13.

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