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Psalm 145 :: New King James Version (NKJV)

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A Song of God’s Majesty and Love
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 145:1 - A Praise of David.

I will extol You, my God, O King;
And I will bless Your name forever and ever.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 145:2 - Every day I will bless You,
And I will 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 praise Your works to another,
And shall declare Your mighty acts.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 145:5 - I[fn] will meditate on the glorious splendor of Your majesty,
And on Your wondrous works.[fn]
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 145:6 - Men shall speak of the might of Your awesome acts,
And I will declare Your greatness.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 145:7 - They shall utter the memory of Your great goodness,
And shall sing of Your righteousness.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 145:8 - The LORD is gracious and full of compassion,
Slow to anger and great in mercy.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 145:9 - The LORD is good to all,
And His tender mercies are over all His works.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 145:10 - All Your works shall praise You, O LORD,
And Your saints shall bless You.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 145:11 - They shall speak of the glory of Your kingdom,
And talk of Your power,
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 145:12 - To make known to the sons of men His mighty acts,
And the glorious majesty of His kingdom.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 145:13 - Your kingdom is an everlasting kingdom,
And Your dominion endures throughout all generations.[fn]
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 145:14 - The LORD upholds all who fall,
And raises up all who are bowed down.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 145:15 - The eyes of all look expectantly to You,
And You give them their food in due season.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 145:16 - You open Your hand
And satisfy the desire of every living thing.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 145:17 - The LORD is righteous in all His ways,
Gracious in all His works.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 145:18 - The LORD is near to all who call upon Him,
To all who call upon Him in truth.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 145:19 - He will fulfill the desire of those who fear Him;
He also will hear their cry and save 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 shall speak the praise of the LORD,
And all flesh shall bless His holy name
Forever and ever.
NKJV Footnotes
Following Masoretic Text and Targum; Dead Sea Scrolls, Septuagint, Syriac, and Vulgate read They.
Literally on the words of Your wondrous works
Following Masoretic Text and Targum; Dead Sea Scrolls, Septuagint, Syriac, and Vulgate add The LORD is faithful in all His words, And holy in all His works.

New King James Version, © 1982 by Thomas Nelson, Inc. All rights reserved. Used by permission.

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

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