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Psalm 147 :: New King James Version (NKJV)

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Praise to God for His Word and Providence
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 147:1 - Praise the LORD!
For it is good to sing praises to our God;
For it is pleasant, and praise is beautiful.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 147:2 - The LORD builds up Jerusalem;
He gathers together the outcasts of Israel.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 147:3 - He heals the brokenhearted
And binds up their wounds.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 147:4 - He counts the number of the stars;
He calls them all by name.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 147:5 - Great is our Lord, and mighty in power;
His understanding is infinite.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 147:6 - The LORD lifts up the humble;
He casts the wicked down to the ground.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 147:7 - Sing to the LORD with thanksgiving;
Sing praises on the harp to our God,
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 147:8 - Who covers the heavens with clouds,
Who prepares rain for the earth,
Who makes grass to grow on the mountains.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 147:9 - He gives to the beast its food,
And to the young ravens that cry.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 147:10 - He does not delight in the strength of the horse;
He takes no pleasure in the legs of a man.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 147:11 - The LORD takes pleasure in those who fear Him,
In those who hope in His mercy.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 147:12 - Praise the LORD, O Jerusalem!
Praise your God, O Zion!
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 147:13 - For He has strengthened the bars of your gates;
He has blessed your children within you.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 147:14 - He makes peace in your borders,
And fills you with the finest wheat.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 147:15 - He sends out His command to the earth;
His word runs very swiftly.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 147:16 - He gives snow like wool;
He scatters the frost like ashes;
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 147:17 - He casts out His hail like morsels;
Who can stand before His cold?
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 147:18 - He sends out His word and melts them;
He causes His wind to blow, and the waters flow.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 147:19 - He declares His word to Jacob,
His statutes and His judgments to Israel.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 147:20 - He has not dealt thus with any nation;
And as for His judgments, they have not known them.

Praise the LORD!

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

The text of the New King James Version (NKJV) appearing on or deriving from this or any other web page is for personal use only. Any other use of the NKJV must be in conformity with the Quotation Policy for the New King James Version. For more information about the New King James Version, the Quotation Policy, and for inquiries about permission to use the New King James Version, go to Thomas Nelson, Inc..

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

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