|Ps 146:1 Praise the LORD!
Praise the LORD, O my soul!
|Ps 146:2 I will praise the LORD while I live;
I will sing praises to my God while I have my being.
|Ps 146:3 Do not trust in princes,
In mortal man, in whom there is no salvation.
|Ps 146:4 His spirit departs, he returns to the earth;
In that very day his thoughts perish.
|Ps 146:5 How blessed is he whose help is the God of Jacob,
Whose hope is in the LORD his God,
|Ps 146:6 Who made heaven and earth,
The sea and all that is in them;
Who keeps faith forever;
|Ps 146:7 Who executes justice for the oppressed;
Who gives food to the hungry.
The LORD sets the prisoners free.
|Ps 146:8 ¶ The LORD opens the eyes of the blind;
The LORD raises up those who are bowed down;
The LORD loves the righteous;
|Ps 146:9 The LORD protects the strangers;
He supports the fatherless and the widow,
But He thwarts the way of the wicked.
|Ps 146:10 The LORD will reign forever,
Your God, O Zion, to all generations.
Praise the LORD!