New American Standard Bible

Psalm 111

The Lord Praised for His Goodness.

1[a]Praise [b]the Lord!
I will give thanks to the Lord with all my heart,
In the company of the upright and in the assembly.
Great are the works of the Lord;
They are [c]studied by all who delight in them.
[d]Splendid and majestic is His work,
And His righteousness endures forever.
He has made His [e]wonders [f]to be remembered;
The Lord is gracious and compassionate.
He has given [g]food to those who [h]fear Him;
He will remember His covenant forever.
He has made known to His people the power of His works,
In giving them the heritage of the nations.

The works of His hands are [i]truth and justice;
All His precepts are [j]sure.
They are upheld forever and ever;
They are performed in [k]truth and uprightness.
He has sent redemption to His people;
He has [l]ordained His covenant forever;
Holy and [m]awesome is His name.
10 The [n]fear of the Lord is the beginning of wisdom;
A good understanding have all those who [o]do His commandments;
His praise endures forever.

Notas al pie

  1. Psalm 111:1 Or Hallelujah! I will
  2. Psalm 111:1 Heb Yah
  3. Psalm 111:2 Lit sought out
  4. Psalm 111:3 Lit Splendor and majesty
  5. Psalm 111:4 I.e. wonderful acts
  6. Psalm 111:4 Lit a memorial
  7. Psalm 111:5 Lit prey
  8. Psalm 111:5 Or revere
  9. Psalm 111:7 Or faithfulness
  10. Psalm 111:7 Or trustworthy
  11. Psalm 111:8 Or faithfulness
  12. Psalm 111:9 Lit commanded
  13. Psalm 111:9 I.e. inspiring reverence
  14. Psalm 111:10 Or reverence for
  15. Psalm 111:10 Lit do them

New International Reader's Version

Psalm 111

Psalm 111

Praise the Lord.

I will praise the Lord with all my heart.
    I will praise him where honest people gather for worship.

The Lord has done great things.
    All who take delight in those things think deeply about them.
What he does shows his glory and majesty.
    He will always do what is right.
The Lord causes his wonders to be remembered.
    He is kind and tender.
He provides food for those who have respect for him.
    He remembers his covenant forever.
He has shown his people what his power can do.
    He has given them the lands of other nations.
He is faithful and right in everything he does.
    All his rules can be trusted.
They will stand firm for ever and ever.
    They were given by the Lord.
    He is faithful and honest.
He set his people free.
    He made a covenant with them that will last forever.
    His name is holy and wonderful.

10 If you really want to become wise,
    you must begin by having respect for the Lord.
All those who follow his rules have good understanding.
    People should praise him forever.