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Psalm 113

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An exhortation to praise God for his excellency;

113:1 Praise Yah!
Praise, you servants of Yahweh,
praise the name of Yahweh.

113:2 Blessed be the name of Yahweh,
from this time forth and forevermore.

113:3 From the rising of the sun to the going down of the same,
Yahweh’s name is to be praised.

113:4 Yahweh is high above all nations,
his glory above the heavens.

113:5 Who is like Yahweh, our God,
who has his seat on high,

for his mercy.

113:6 Who stoops down to see in heaven and in the earth?

113:7 He raises up the poor out of the dust.
Lifts up the needy from the ash heap;

113:8 that he may set him with princes,
even with the princes of his people.

113:9 He settles the barren woman in her home,
as a joyful mother of children.
Praise Yah!

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