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.
2 Great are the works of the Lord;
They are [c]studied by all who delight in them.
3 [d]Splendid and majestic is His work,
And His righteousness endures forever.
4 He has made His [e]wonders [f]to be remembered;
The Lord is gracious and compassionate.
5 He has given [g]food to those who [h]fear Him;
He will remember His covenant forever.
6 He has made known to His people the power of His works,
In giving them the heritage of the nations.
7 The works of His hands are [i]truth and justice;
All His precepts are [j]sure.
8 They are upheld forever and ever;
They are performed in [k]truth and uprightness.
9 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.