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Passage Lookup: Psalms 147

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Psalms 147:1
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Praise the Lord .[a] How good it is to sing praises to our God, how pleasant(a) and fitting to praise him!(b)
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Psalms 147:2
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The Lord builds up Jerusalem;(c) he gathers the exiles(d) of Israel.
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Psalms 147:3
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He heals the brokenhearted(e) and binds up their wounds.(f)
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Psalms 147:4
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He determines the number of the stars(g) and calls them each by name.
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Psalms 147:5
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Great is our Lord(h) and mighty in power;(i) his understanding has no limit.(j)
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Psalms 147:6
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The Lord sustains the humble(k) but casts the wicked(l) to the ground.
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Psalms 147:7
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Sing to the Lord (m) with grateful praise;(n) make music(o) to our God on the harp.(p)
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Psalms 147:8
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He covers the sky with clouds;(q) he supplies the earth with rain(r) and makes grass grow(s) on the hills.
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Psalms 147:9
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He provides food(t) for the cattle and for the young ravens(u) when they call.
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Psalms 147:10
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His pleasure is not in the strength(v) of the horse,(w) nor his delight in the legs of the warrior;
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Psalms 147:11
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the Lord delights(x) in those who fear him,(y) who put their hope(z) in his unfailing love.(aa)
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Psalms 147:12
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Extol the Lord , Jerusalem;(ab) praise your God, Zion.
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Psalms 147:13
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He strengthens the bars of your gates(ac) and blesses your people(ad) within you.
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Psalms 147:14
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He grants peace(ae) to your borders and satisfies you(af) with the finest of wheat.(ag)
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Psalms 147:15
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He sends his command(ah) to the earth; his word runs(ai) swiftly.
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Psalms 147:16
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He spreads the snow(aj) like wool and scatters the frost(ak) like ashes.
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Psalms 147:17
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He hurls down his hail(al) like pebbles. Who can withstand his icy blast?
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Psalms 147:18
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He sends his word(am) and melts them; he stirs up his breezes,(an) and the waters flow.
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Psalms 147:19
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He has revealed his word(ao) to Jacob,(ap) his laws and decrees(aq) to Israel.
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Psalms 147:20
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He has done this for no other nation;(ar) they do not know(as) his laws.[b] Praise the Lord .(at)
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