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PSALMS

7Sing unto the Lord with thanksgiving,
Sing praises upon the harp unto our God;
8Who covereth the heaven with clouds,
Who prepareth rain for the earth,
Who maketh the mountains to spring with grass.
9He giveth to the beast his food,
And to the young ravens which cry.
10He delighteth not in the strength of the horse;
He taketh no pleasure in the legs of a man.
11The Lord taketh pleasure in them that fear Him,
In those that wait for His mercy.
 
12Glorify the Lord, O Jerusalem;
Praise thy God, O Zion.
13For He hath made strong the bars of thy gates;
He hath blessed thy children within thee.
14He maketh thy borders peace;
He giveth thee in plenty the fat of wheat.
15He sendeth out His commandment upon earth;
His word runneth very swiftly.
16He giveth snow like wool;
He scattereth the hoar-frost like ashes.
17He casteth forth His ice like crumbs;
Who can stand before His cold?
18He sendeth forth His word, and melteth them;
He causeth His wind to blow, and the waters flow.
19He declareth His word unto Jacob,
His statutes and His ordinances unto Israel.
20He hath not dealt so with any nation;
And as for His ordinances, they have not known them.
Hallelujah.


148 Hallelujah.
Praise ye the Lord from the heavens;
Praise Him in the heights.
2Praise ye Him, all His angels;
Praise ye Him, all His hosts.
3Praise ye Him, sun and moon;
Praise Him, all ye stars of light.
4Praise Him, ye heavens of heavens,
And ye waters that are above the heavens.
5Let them praise the name of the Lord;
For He commanded, and they were created.
6He hath also established them for ever and ever;
He hath made a decree which shall not be transgressed.
 
7Praise the Lord from the earth,
Ye sea-monsters, and all deeps;
8Fire and hail, snow and vapour,
Stormy wind, fulfilling His word;
9Mountains and all hills,
Fruitful trees and all cedars;
10Beasts and all cattle,
Creeping things and winged fowl;
11Kings of the earth and all peoples,
Princes and all judges of the earth;
12Both young men and maidens,
Old men and children;
13Let them praise the name of the Lord,
For His name alone is exalted;
His glory is above the earth and heaven.
14And He hath lifted up a horn for His people,
A praise for all His saints,
Even for the children of Israel, a people near unto Him.
Hallelujah.

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