Psalm 147

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

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