A Song of Praise. Of David.
j I will extol you, my God and k King,
and bless your name forever and ever.
Every day I will bless you
l and praise your name forever and ever.
m Great is the Lord, and greatly to be praised,
and his n greatness is unsearchable.
o One generation shall commend your works to another,
and shall declare your mighty acts.
On p the glorious splendor of your majesty,
and on your wondrous works, I will meditate.
They shall speak of q the might of your awesome deeds,
and I will declare your greatness.
They shall pour forth the fame of your r abundant goodness
and shall sing aloud of your righteousness.
The Lord is s gracious and merciful,
slow to anger and abounding in steadfast love.
The Lord is t good to all,
and his mercy is over all that he has made.
u All your works shall give thanks to you, O Lord,
and all your v saints shall bless you!
They shall speak of the glory of your kingdom
and tell of your power,
to w make known to the children of man your x mighty deeds,
and y the glorious splendor of your kingdom.
z Your kingdom is an everlasting kingdom,
and your dominion endures throughout all generations.
[The Lord is faithful in all his words
and kind in all his works.]
The Lord a upholds all who are falling
and b raises up all who are bowed down.
The eyes of all c look to you,
and you give them their food in due season.
You d open your hand;
you e satisfy the desire of every living thing.
The Lord is f righteous in all his ways
and g kind in all his works.
The Lord is h near to all who call on him,
to all who call on him i in truth.
He j fulfills the desire of those who fear him;
he also k hears their cry and saves them.
The Lord l preserves all who love him,
but all the wicked he will destroy.
My mouth will speak the praise of the Lord,
and m let all flesh bless his holy name forever and ever.
English Standard Version (ESV) The Holy Bible, English Standard Version Copyright © 2001 by Crossway Bibles, a division of Good News Publishers.
Exalt the Lord our God; worship at his footstool! Holy is he!
Exalt the Lord our God, and worship at his holy mountain; for the Lord our God is holy!
With trumpets and the sound of the horn make a joyful noise before the King, the Lord!
I will praise the Lord as long as I live; I will sing praises to my God while I have my being.
Great is the Lord and greatly to be praised in the city of our God! His holy mountain.
Who does great things and unsearchable, marvelous things without number:
Have you not known? Have you not heard? The Lord is the everlasting God, the Creator of the ends of the earth. He does not faint or grow weary; his understanding is unsearchable.
The living, the living, he thanks you, as I do this day; the father makes known to the children your faithfulness.
To make known to the children of man your mighty deeds, and the glorious splendor of your kingdom.
We will not hide them from their children, but tell to the coming generation the glorious deeds of the Lord, and his might, and the wonders that he has done.
I will recount the steadfast love of the Lord, the praises of the Lord, according to all that the Lord has granted us, and the great goodness to the house of Israel that he has granted them according to his compassion, according to the abundance of his steadfast love.
For you, O Lord, are good and forgiving, abounding in steadfast love to all who call upon you.
But you, O Lord, are a God merciful and gracious, slow to anger and abounding in steadfast love and faithfulness.
For the Lord is good; his steadfast love endures forever, and his faithfulness to all generations.
The heavens declare the glory of God, and the sky above proclaims his handiwork.
Bless the Lord, all his works, in all places of his dominion. Bless the Lord, O my soul!
Let your priests be clothed with righteousness, and let your saints shout for joy.
Her priests I will clothe with salvation, and her saints will shout for joy.
Oh give thanks to the Lord ; call upon his name; make known his deeds among the peoples!
One generation shall commend your works to another, and shall declare your mighty acts.
Praise him for his mighty deeds; praise him according to his excellent greatness!
O Lord God, you have only begun to show your servant your greatness and your mighty hand. For what god is there in heaven or on earth who can do such works and mighty acts as yours?
On the glorious splendor of your majesty, and on your wondrous works, I will meditate.
The Lord is king forever and ever; the nations perish from his land.
For the arms of the wicked shall be broken, but the Lord upholds the righteous.
Though he fall, he shall not be cast headlong, for the Lord upholds his hand.
The Lord opens the eyes of the blind. The Lord lifts up those who are bowed down; the Lord loves the righteous.
These all look to you, to give them their food in due season.
When you give it to them, they gather it up; when you open your hand, they are filled with good things.
The young lions roar for their prey, seeking their food from God.
He covers the heavens with clouds; he prepares rain for the earth; he makes grass grow on the hills.
Gracious is the Lord, and righteous; our God is merciful.
With the merciful you show yourself merciful; with the blameless man you show yourself blameless.
Go, and proclaim these words toward the north, and say, "'Return, faithless Israel, declares the Lord. I will not look on you in anger, for I am merciful, declares the Lord ; I will not be angry forever.
The Lord is near to the brokenhearted and saves the crushed in spirit.
But you are near, O Lord, and all your commandments are true.
For what great nation is there that has a god so near to it as the Lord our God is to us, whenever we call upon him?
John 4:23 - 24
But the hour is coming, and is now here, when the true worshipers will worship the Father in spirit and truth, for the Father is seeking such people to worship him.
What the wicked dreads will come upon him, but the desire of the righteous will be granted.
We know that God does not listen to sinners, but if anyone is a worshiper of God and does his will, God listens to him.
I had said in my alarm, "I am cut off from your sight." But you heard the voice of my pleas for mercy when I cried to you for help.
O you who love the Lord, hate evil! He preserves the lives of his saints; he delivers them from the hand of the wicked.
Let everything that has breath praise the Lord! Praise the Lord!