God's Majesty And Care For The Needy

1 (a)Praise (b)the Lord!(A)Praise, O (B)servants of the Lord,Praise the name of the Lord.

1 Praise ye the LORD. Praise, O ye servants of the LORD, praise the name of the LORD.

1 Hallelujah!Give praise, servants of Yahweh;praise the name of Yahweh.(A)

1 Hallelujah! Give praise, you servants of the LORD. Praise the name of the LORD!

1 (a)Praise the Lord! ((b)Hallelujah!)Praise, O servants of the Lord,Praise the name of the Lord.

2 (C)Blessed be the name of the LordFrom this time forth and forever.

2 Blessed be the name of the LORD from this time forth and for evermore.

2 Let the name of Yahweh be praisedboth now and forever.(B)

2 May the name of the LORD be blessed from now to eternity.

2 Blessed be the name of the LordFrom this time forth and forever.

3 (D)From the rising of the sun to its settingThe (E)name of the Lord is to be praised.

3 From the rising of the sun unto the going down of the same the LORD'S name is to be praised.

3 From the rising of the sun to its setting,let the name of Yahweh be praised.(C)

3 From rising to setting sun, may the name of the LORD be praised.

3 From the rising of the sun to its settingThe name of the Lord is to be praised [with awe-inspired reverence].

4 The Lord is (F)high above all nations;His (G)glory is above the heavens.

4 The LORD is high above all nations, and his glory above the heavens.

4 Yahweh is exalted above all the nations,(D)His glory above the heavens.(E)

4 The LORD is exalted high above all the nations; his glory beyond the heavens.

4 The Lord is high above all nations,And His glory above the heavens.

5 (H)Who is like the Lord our God,Who (I)is enthroned on high,

5 Who is like unto the LORD our God, who dwelleth on high,

5 Who is like Yahweh our God—the One enthroned on high,(F)

5 Who is like the LORD our God, enthroned on high,

5 Who is like the Lord our God,Who is enthroned on high,

6 Who (c)(J)humbles Himself to beholdThe things that are in heaven and in the earth?

6 Who humbleth himself to behold the things that are in heaven, and in the earth!

6 who stoops down to lookon the heavens and the earth?(G)

6 yet stooping low to observe the sky and the earth?

6 Who humbles Himself to regardThe heavens and the earth?(A)

7 He (K)raises the poor from the dustAnd lifts the needy from the ash heap,

7 He raiseth up the poor out of the dust, and lifteth the needy out of the dunghill;

7 He raises the poor from the dustand lifts the needy from the garbage pile(H)

7 He lifts the poor person from the dust, raising the needy from the trash pile

7 He raises the poor out of the dustAnd lifts the needy from the ash heap,

8 To make them (L)sit with (d)princes,With the (e)princes of His people.

8 That he may set him with princes, even with the princes of his people.

8 in order to seat them with nobles—with the nobles of His people.(I)

8 and giving him a seat among nobles with the nobles of his people.

8 That He may seat them with princes,With the princes of His people.

9 He (M)makes the barren woman abide in the houseAs a joyful mother of children.(f)Praise (g)the Lord!

9 He maketh the barren woman to keep house, and to be a joyful mother of children. Praise ye the LORD.

9 He gives the childless woman a household,making her the joyful mother of children.(J)Hallelujah!

9 He makes the barren woman among her household a happy mother of joyful children. Hallelujah!

9 He makes the barren woman live in the houseAs a joyful mother of children.Praise the Lord! (Hallelujah!)

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