Psalms
Chapter 147





Psalms 147:1

Praise ye the LORD: for [it is] good to sing praises unto our God; for [it is] pleasant; [and] praise is comely.

Psalms 147:2

The LORD doth build up Jerusalem: he gathereth together the outcasts of Israel.

Psalms 147:3

He healeth the broken in heart, and bindeth up their wounds.

Psalms 147:4

He telleth the number of the stars; he calleth them all by [their] names.

Psalms 147:5

Great [is] our Lord, and of great power: his understanding [is] infinite.

Psalms 147:6

The LORD lifteth up the meek: he casteth the wicked down to the ground.

Psalms 147:7

Sing unto the LORD with thanksgiving; sing praise upon the harp unto our God:

Psalms 147:8

Who covereth the heaven with clouds, who prepareth rain for the earth, who maketh grass to grow upon the mountains.

Psalms 147:9

He giveth to the beast his food, [and] to the young ravens which cry.

Psalms 147:10

He delighteth not in the strength of the horse: he taketh not pleasure in the legs of a man.

Psalms 147:11

The LORD taketh pleasure in them that fear him, in those that hope in his mercy.

Psalms 147:12

Praise the LORD, O Jerusalem; praise thy God, O Zion.

Psalms 147:13

For he hath strengthened the bars of thy gates; he hath blessed thy children within thee.

Psalms 147:14

He maketh peace [in] thy borders, [and] filleth thee with the finest of the wheat.

Psalms 147:15

He sendeth forth his commandment [upon] earth: his word runneth very swiftly.

Psalms 147:16

He giveth snow like wool: he scattereth the hoarfrost like ashes.

Psalms 147:17

He casteth forth his ice like morsels: who can stand before his cold?

Psalms 147:18

He sendeth out his word, and melteth them: he causeth his wind to blow, [and] the waters flow.

Psalms 147:19

He showeth his word unto Jacob, his statutes and his judgments unto Israel.

Psalms 147:20

He hath not dealt so with any nation: and [as for his] judgments, they have not known them. Praise ye the LORD.