2 While I live will I praise the LORD: I will sing praises unto my God while I have any being.
2 I will praise the LORD as long as I live, singing praises to my God while I exist.
2 While I live I will praise the Lord;I will sing praises to my God as long as I live.
3 Put not your trust in princes, nor in the son of man, in whom there is no help.
3 Do not look to nobles, nor to mere human beings who cannot save.
3 Do not trust in princes,In mortal man, in whom there is no salvation (help).
4 His breath goeth forth, he returneth to his earth; in that very day his thoughts perish.
4 When they stop breathing, they return to the ground; on that very day their plans evaporate!
5 Happy is he that hath the God of Jacob for his help, whose hope is in the LORD his God:
5 Happy is the one whose help is the God of Jacob, whose hope is in the LORD his God,
6 Which made heaven, and earth, the sea, and all that therein is: which keepeth truth for ever:
6 maker of heaven and earth, the seas and everything in them, forever the guardian of truth,
7 Who (O)executes justice for the oppressed;Who (P)gives food to the hungry.The Lord (Q)sets the prisoners free.
7 Which executeth judgment for the oppressed: which giveth food to the hungry. The LORD looseth the prisoners:
7 who brings justice for the oppressed, and who gives food to the hungry. The LORD frees the prisoners;
7 Who executes justice for the oppressed,Who gives food to the hungry.The Lord sets free the prisoners.
8 The Lord (R)opens the eyes of the blind;The Lord (S)raises up those who are bowed down;The Lord (T)loves the righteous;
8 The LORD openeth the eyes of the blind: the LORD raiseth them that are bowed down: the LORD loveth the righteous:
8 The Lord opens the eyes of the blind.(J)The Lord raises up those who are oppressed.(b)(K)The Lord loves the righteous.(L)
8 the LORD gives sight to the blind. The LORD lifts up those who are weighed down. The LORD loves the righteous.
9 The Lord (f)(U)protects the (g)strangers;He (h)(V)supports the fatherless and the widow,But He (i)thwarts (W)the way of the wicked.
9 The LORD preserveth the strangers; he relieveth the fatherless and widow: but the way of the wicked he turneth upside down.
9 The Lord protects foreignersand helps the fatherless and the widow,(M)but He frustrates the ways of the wicked.(N)
9 The LORD stands guard over the stranger; he supports both widows and orphans, but makes the path of the wicked slippery.
9 The Lord protects the strangers;He supports the fatherless and the widow;But He makes crooked the way of the wicked.
10 The LORD shall reign for ever, even thy God, O Zion, unto all generations. Praise ye the LORD.
10 The LORD will reign forever, your God, Zion, for all generations! Hallelujah!
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