147:1 Praise ye the LORD: for [it is] good to sing praises to
our God; for [it is] pleasant; [and] praise is comely.
147:2 The LORD buildeth up Jerusalem: he gathereth together the
outcasts of Israel.
147:3 He healeth the broken in heart, and bindeth up their
147:4 He telleth the number of the stars; he calleth them all by
147:5 Great [is] our LORD, and of great power: his understanding
147:6 The LORD lifteth up the meek: he casteth the wicked down
to the ground.
147:7 Sing to the LORD with thanksgiving; sing praise upon the
harp to our God:
147:8 Who covereth the heaven with clouds, who prepareth rain
for the earth, who maketh grass to grow upon the mountains.
147:9 He giveth to the beast his food, [and] to the young ravens
147:10 He delighteth not in the strength of the horse: he taketh
not pleasure in the legs of a man.
147:11 The LORD taketh pleasure in them that fear him, in those
that hope in his mercy.
147:12 Praise the LORD, O Jerusalem; praise thy God, O Zion.
147:13 For he hath strengthened the bars of thy gates; he hath
blessed thy children within thee.
147:14 He maketh peace [in] thy borders, [and] filleth thee with
the finest of the wheat.
147:15 He sendeth forth his commandment [upon] earth: his word
runneth very swiftly.
147:16 He giveth snow like wool: he scattereth the hoar-frost
147:17 He casteth forth his ice like morsels: who can stand
before his cold?
147:18 He sendeth out his word, and melteth them: he causeth his
wind to blow, [and] the waters flow.
147:19 He showeth his word to Jacob, his statutes and his
judgments to Israel.
147:20 He hath not dealt so with any nation: and [as for his]
judgments, they have not known them. Praise ye the LORD.