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Psalm 145

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David praises God for his fame;

A praise psalm by David.

145:1 I will exalt you, my God, the King.
I will praise your name forever and ever.

145:2 Every day I will praise you.
I will extol your name forever and ever.

145:3 Great is Yahweh, and greatly to be praised!
His greatness is unsearchable.

145:4 One generation will commend your works to another,
and will declare your mighty acts.

145:5 Of the glorious majesty of your honor,
of your wondrous works, I will meditate.

145:6 Men will speak of the might of your awesome acts.
I will declare your greatness.

145:7 They will utter the memory of your great goodness,
and will sing of your righteousness.

for his goodness;

145:8 Yahweh is gracious, merciful,
slow to anger, and of great loving kindness.

145:9 Yahweh is good to all.
His tender mercies are over all his works.

145:10 All your works will give thanks to you, Yahweh.
Your saints will extol you.

for his kingdom;

145:11 They will speak of the glory of your kingdom,
and talk about your power;

145:12 to make known to the sons of men his mighty acts,
the glory of the majesty of his kingdom.

145:13 Your kingdom is an everlasting kingdom.
Your dominion endures throughout all generations.
Yahweh is faithful in all his words,
and loving in all his deeds.

for his providence;

145:14 Yahweh upholds all who fall,
and raises up all those who are bowed down.

145:15 The eyes of all wait for you.
You give them their food in due season.

145:16 You open your hand,
and satisfy the desire of every living thing.

for his justice, holiness, and saving mercy.

145:17 Yahweh is righteous in all his ways,
and gracious in all his works.

145:18 Yahweh is near to all those who call on him,
to all who call on him in truth.

145:19 He will fulfill the desire of those who fear him.
He also will hear their cry, and will save them.

145:20 Yahweh preserves all those who love him,
but all the wicked he will destroy.

145:21 My mouth will speak the praise of Yahweh.
Let all flesh bless his holy name forever and ever.

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