Psalm 147:9-11

He Heals the Brokenhearted

9 He a gives to the beasts their food,
and to b the young ravens that cry.
10 His delight is not in c the strength of the horse,
nor his pleasure in the legs of a man,
11 but the Lord d takes pleasure in those who fear him,
in those who e hope in his steadfast love.

  1. Cross References
    Psalms 104:27 - 28
    These all look to you, to give them their food in due season.
  2. Cross References
    Job 38:41
    Who provides for the raven its prey, when its young ones cry to God for help, and wander about for lack of food?
  3. Cross References
    Psalms 33:17
    The war horse is a false hope for salvation, and by its great might it cannot rescue.
  4. Cross References
    Psalms 149:4
    For the Lord takes pleasure in his people; he adorns the humble with salvation.
  5. Cross References
    Psalms 33:18
    Behold, the eye of the Lord is on those who fear him, on those who hope in his steadfast love.
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