Psalm 147

1 Praise Jah! It is good to sing praises to our God; How pleasant and fitting it is to praise him!

2 Jehovah is building Jerusalem; He gathers together the dispersed ones of Israel.

3 He heals the brokenhearted; He binds up their wounds.

4 He counts the number of the stars; He calls all of them by name.

5 Our Lord is great and is mighty in power; His understanding is beyond measure.

6 Jehovah raises up the meek, But he hurls the wicked to the ground.

7 Sing to Jehovah with thanksgiving; Sing praises to our God, accompanied by the harp,

8 The One who covers the heavens with clouds, The One providing rain for the earth, The One making grass sprout on the mountains.

9 To the animals he gives food, To the young ravens that call out for it.

10 He does not delight in the power of the horse; Nor is he impressed by the strong legs of a man.

11 Jehovah finds pleasure in those who fear him, In those waiting for his loyal love.

12 Glorify Jehovah, O Jerusalem. Praise your God, O Zion.

13 He makes the bars of your city gates strong; He blesses your sons within you.

14 He brings peace to your territory; He satisfies you with the finest wheat.

15 He sends his command to the earth; His word runs swiftly.

16 He sends the snow like wool; He scatters the frost just like ashes.

17 He hurls down his hailstones like morsels of bread. Who can withstand his cold?

18 He sends out his word, and they melt. He makes his wind blow, and the waters flow.

19 He declares his word to Jacob, His regulations and judgments to Israel.

20 He has not done so with any other nation; They know nothing about his judgments. Praise Jah!

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