Psalm 113

Who Is like the Lord Our God?

1 b Praise the Lord!
c Praise, O d servants of the Lord,
praise the name of the Lord!

2 e Blessed be the name of the Lord
from this time forth and forevermore!
3 f From the rising of the sun to its setting,
g the name of the Lord is h to be praised!

4 The Lord is i high above all nations,
and his j glory above the heavens!
5 k Who is like the Lord our God,
who is seated on high,
6 who l looks far down
on the heavens and the earth?
7 He m raises the poor from the dust
and lifts the needy from the ash heap,
8 to make them n sit with princes,
with the princes of his people.
9 He o gives the barren woman a home,
making her the joyous mother of children.
b Praise the Lord!

  1. Cross References
    Psalms 104:35
    Let sinners be consumed from the earth, and let the wicked be no more! Bless the Lord, O my soul! Praise the Lord!
  2. Cross References
    Psalms 135:1
    Praise the Lord! Praise the name of the Lord, give praise, O servants of the Lord.
  3. Cross References
    Psalms 34:22
    The Lord redeems the life of his servants; none of those who take refuge in him will be condemned.
    Psalms 69:36
    The offspring of his servants shall inherit it, and those who love his name shall dwell in it.
    Psalms 102:28
    The children of your servants shall dwell secure; their offspring shall be established before you.
  4. Cross References
    Psalms 115:18
    But we will bless the Lord from this time forth and forevermore. Praise the Lord!
    Job 1:21
    And he said, "Naked I came from my mother's womb, and naked shall I return. The Lord gave, and the Lord has taken away; blessed be the name of the Lord.
  5. Cross References
    Psalms 50:1
    The Mighty One, God the Lord, speaks and summons the earth from the rising of the sun to its setting.
    Isaiah 59:19
    So they shall fear the name of the Lord from the west, and his glory from the rising of the sun; for he will come like a rushing stream, which the wind of the Lord drives.
    Malachi 1:11
    For from the rising of the sun to its setting my name will be great among the nations, and in every place incense will be offered to my name, and a pure offering. For my name will be great among the nations, says the Lord of hosts.
  6. Cross References
    Psalms 48:10
    As your name, O God, so your praise reaches to the ends of the earth. Your right hand is filled with righteousness.
  7. Cross References
    Psalms 18:3
    I call upon the Lord, who is worthy to be praised, and I am saved from my enemies.
  8. Cross References
    Psalms 99:2
    The Lord is great in Zion; he is exalted over all the peoples.
  9. Cross References
    Psalms 8:1
    O Lord, our Lord, how majestic is your name in all the earth! You have set your glory above the heavens.
    Psalms 57:5
    Be exalted, O God, above the heavens! Let your glory be over all the earth!
    Psalms 57:11
    Be exalted, O God, above the heavens! Let your glory be over all the earth!
    Psalms 148:13
    Let them praise the name of the Lord, for his name alone is exalted; his majesty is above earth and heaven.
  10. Cross References
    Psalms 35:10
    All my bones shall say, "O Lord, who is like you, delivering the poor from him who is too strong for him, the poor and needy from him who robs him?
  11. Cross References
    Psalms 11:4
    The Lord is in his holy temple; the Lord 's throne is in heaven; his eyes see, his eyelids test the children of man.
    Psalms 138:6
    For though the Lord is high, he regards the lowly, but the haughty he knows from afar.
  12. Cross References
    Psalms 136:23
    It is he who remembered us in our low estate, for his steadfast love endures forever.
    Psalms 107:41
    But he raises up the needy out of affliction and makes their families like flocks.
  13. Cross References
    Job 36:7
    He does not withdraw his eyes from the righteous, but with kings on the throne he sets them forever, and they are exalted.
  14. Cross References
    Psalms 68:6
    God settles the solitary in a home; he leads out the prisoners to prosperity, but the rebellious dwell in a parched land.
    1 Samuel 2:5
    Those who were full have hired themselves out for bread, but those who were hungry have ceased to hunger. The barren has borne seven, but she who has many children is forlorn.
    Exodus 1:21
    And because the midwives feared God, he gave them families.
    Isaiah 54:1
    Sing, O barren one, who did not bear; break forth into singing and cry aloud, you who have not been in labor! For the children of the desolate one will be more than the children of her who is married," says the Lord.
  15. Cross References
    Psalms 113:1
    Praise the Lord! Praise, O servants of the Lord, praise the name of the Lord!
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