Book of Psalms, 146-150

Psalm 146

{146:1} Praise ye the LORD. Praise the LORD, O my soul.
{146:2} While I live will I praise the LORD: I will sing praises unto
my God while I have any being.
{146:3} Put not your trust in princes, [nor] in the son of man, in whom
[there is] no help.
{146:4} His breath goeth forth, he returneth to his earth; in that very
day his thoughts perish.
{146:5} Happy [is he] that [hath] the God of Jacob for his help, whose
hope [is] in the LORD his God:
{146:6} Which made heaven, and earth, the sea, and all that therein
[is:] which keepeth truth for ever:
{146:7} Which executeth judgment for the oppressed: which giveth food
to the hungry. The LORD looseth the prisoners:
{146:8} The LORD openeth [the eyes of] the blind: the LORD raiseth them
that are bowed down: the LORD loveth the righteous:
{146:9} The LORD preserveth the strangers; he relieveth the fatherless
and widow: but the way of the wicked he turneth upside down.
{146:10} The LORD shall reign for ever, [even] thy God, O Zion, unto
all generations. Praise ye the LORD.

Psalm 147

{147:1} Praise ye the LORD: for [it is] good to sing praises unto our
God; for [it is] pleasant; [and] praise is comely.
{147:2} The LORD doth build up Jerusalem: he gathereth together the
outcasts of Israel.
{147:3} He healeth the broken in heart, and bindeth up their wounds.
{147:4} He telleth the number of the stars; he calleth them all by
[their] names.
{147:5} Great [is] our Lord, and of great power: his understanding [is]
{147:6} The LORD lifteth up the meek: he casteth the wicked down to the
{147:7} Sing unto the LORD with thanksgiving; sing praise upon the harp
unto our God:
{147:8} Who covereth the heaven with clouds, who prepareth rain for the
earth, who maketh grass to grow upon the mountains.
{147:9} He giveth to the beast his food, [and] to the young ravens
which cry.
{147:10} He delighteth not in the strength of the horse: he taketh not
pleasure in the legs of a man.
{147:11} The LORD taketh pleasure in them that fear him, in those that
hope in his mercy.
{147:12} Praise the LORD, O Jerusalem; praise thy God, O Zion.
{147:13} For he hath strengthened the bars of thy gates; he hath
blessed thy children within thee.
{147:14} He maketh peace [in] thy borders, [and] filleth thee with the
finest of the wheat.
{147:15} He sendeth forth his commandment [upon] earth: his word
runneth very swiftly.
{147:16} He giveth snow like wool: he scattereth the hoar frost like
{147:17} He casteth forth his ice like morsels: who can stand before
his cold?
{147:18} He sendeth out his word, and melteth them: he causeth his wind
to blow, [and] the waters flow.
{147:19} He sheweth his word unto Jacob, his statutes and his judgments
unto Israel.
{147:20} He hath not dealt so with any nation: and [as for his]
judgments, they have not known them. Praise ye the LORD.

Psalm 148

{148:1} Praise ye the LORD. Praise ye the LORD from the heavens: praise
him in the heights.
{148:2} Praise ye him, all his angels: praise ye him, all his hosts.
{148:3} Praise ye him, sun and moon: praise him, all ye stars of light.
{148:4} Praise him, ye heavens of heavens, and ye waters that [be]
above the heavens.
{148:5} Let them praise the name of the LORD: for he commanded, and
they were created.
{148:6} He hath also stablished them for ever and ever: he hath made a
decree which shall not pass.
{148:7} Praise the LORD from the earth, ye dragons, and all deeps:
{148:8} Fire, and hail; snow, and vapours; stormy wind fulfilling his
{148:9} Mountains, and all hills; fruitful trees, and all cedars:
{148:10} Beasts, and all cattle; creeping things, and flying fowl:
{148:11} Kings of the earth, and all people; princes, and all judges of
the earth:
{148:12} Both young men, and maidens; old men, and children:
{148:13} Let them praise the name of the LORD: for his name alone is
excellent; his glory [is] above the earth and heaven.
{148:14} He also exalteth the horn of his people, the praise of all his
saints; [even] of the children of Israel, a people near unto him.
Praise ye the LORD.

Psalm 149

{149:1} Praise ye the LORD. Sing unto the LORD a new song, [and] his
praise in the congregation of saints.
{149:2} Let Israel rejoice in him that made him: let the children of
Zion be joyful in their King.
{149:3} Let them praise his name in the dance: let them sing praises
unto him with the timbrel and harp.
{149:4} For the LORD taketh pleasure in his people: he will beautify
the meek with salvation.
{149:5} Let the saints be joyful in glory: let them sing aloud upon
their beds.
{149:6} [Let] the high [praises] of God [be] in their mouth, and a
two-edged sword in their hand;
{149:7} To execute vengeance upon the heathen, [and] punishments upon
the people;
{149:8} To bind their kings with chains, and their nobles with fetters
of iron;
{149:9} To execute upon them the judgment written: this honour have all
his saints. Praise ye the LORD.

Psalm 150

{150:1} Praise ye the LORD. Praise God in his sanctuary: praise him in
the firmament of his power.
{150:2} Praise him for his mighty acts: praise him according to his
excellent greatness.
{150:3} Praise him with the sound of the trumpet: praise him with the
psaltery and harp.
{150:4} Praise him with the timbrel and dance: praise him with stringed
instruments and organs.
{150:5} Praise him upon the loud cymbals: praise him upon the high
sounding cymbals.
{150:6} Let every thing that hath breath praise the LORD.

Praise ye the LORD.