Praise To Yahweh For His Help

1 Praise ye the LORD. Praise the LORD, O my soul.

1 Praise the LORD! Praise the LORD, O my soul!

1 Praise ye the LORD. Praise the LORD, O my soul.

1 Hallelujah!My soul, praise the Lord.(A)

1 Hallelujah! Praise the LORD, my soul!

2 While I live will I praise the LORD: I will sing praises to my God while I have any being.

2 I will praise the LORD while I live; I will sing praises to my God while I have my being.

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 all my life;I will sing to my God as long as I live.(B)

2 I will praise the LORD as long as I live, singing praises to my God while I exist.

3 Put not your trust in princes, nor in the son of man, in whom there is no help.

3 Do not trust in princes, In mortal man, in whom there is no salvation.

3 Put not your trust in princes, nor in the son of man, in whom there is no help.

3 Do not trust in nobles,in man, who cannot save.(C)

3 Do not look to nobles, nor to mere human beings who cannot save.

4 His breath goeth forth, he returneth to his earth; in that very day his thoughts perish.

4 His spirit departs, he returns to the earth; In that very day his thoughts perish.

4 His breath goeth forth, he returneth to his earth; in that very day his thoughts perish.

4 When his breath(a) leaves him,he returns to the ground;on that day his plans die.(D)

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 How blessed is he whose help is the God of Jacob, Whose hope is in the LORD his God,

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,(E)

5 Happy is the one whose help is the God of Jacob, whose hope is in the LORD his God,

6 Who made heaven, and earth, the sea, and all that is in them: who keepeth truth for ever:

6 Who made heaven and earth, The sea and all that is in them; Who keeps faith forever;

6 Which made heaven, and earth, the sea, and all that therein is: which keepeth truth for ever:

6 the Maker of heaven and earth,the sea and everything in them.(F)He remains faithful forever,(G)

6 maker of heaven and earth, the seas and everything in them, forever the guardian of truth,

7 Who executeth judgment for the oppressed: who giveth food to the hungry. The LORD looseth the prisoners:

7 Who executes justice for the oppressed; Who gives food to the hungry The LORD sets the prisoners free.

7 Which executeth judgment for the oppressed: which giveth food to the hungry. The LORD looseth the prisoners:

7 executing justice for the exploitedand giving food to the hungry.(H)The Lord frees prisoners.(I)

7 who brings justice for the oppressed, and who gives food to the hungry. The LORD frees the prisoners;

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; The LORD raises up those who are bowed down; The LORD 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 preserveth the strangers; he relieveth the fatherless and widow: but the way of the wicked he turneth upside down.

9 The LORD protects the strangers; He supports the fatherless and the widow, But He thwarts 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.

10 The LORD will reign for ever, even thy God, O Zion, to all generations. Praise ye the LORD.

10 The LORD will reign forever, Your God, O Zion, to all generations. Praise the LORD!

10 The LORD shall reign for ever, even thy God, O Zion, unto all generations. Praise ye the LORD.

10 The Lord reigns forever;Zion, your God reigns for all generations.(O)Hallelujah!

10 The LORD will reign forever, your God, Zion, for all generations! Hallelujah!

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