Psalms 147 Notes, Meaning, and Commentary

Psalms 147


Psalms 147:1

Praise ye Jehovah; For it is good to sing praises unto our God; For it is pleasant, [and] praise is comely.

Psalms 147:2

Jehovah doth build up Jerusalem; He gathereth together the outcasts of Israel.

Psalms 147:3

He healeth the broken in heart, And bindeth up their wounds.

Psalms 147:4

He counteth the number of the stars; He calleth them all by [their] names.

Psalms 147:5

Great is our Lord, and mighty in power; His understanding is infinite.

Psalms 147:6

Jehovah upholdeth the meek: He bringeth the wicked down to the ground.

Psalms 147:7

Sing unto Jehovah with thanksgiving; Sing praises upon the harp unto our God,

Psalms 147:8

Who covereth the heavens with clouds, Who prepareth rain for the earth, Who maketh grass to grow upon the mountains.

Psalms 147:9

He giveth to the beast his food, [And] to the young ravens which cry.

Psalms 147:10

He delighteth not in the strength of the horse: He taketh no pleasure in the legs of a man.

Psalms 147:11

Jehovah taketh pleasure in them that fear him, In those that hope in his lovingkindness.

Psalms 147:12

Praise Jehovah, O Jerusalem; Praise thy God, O Zion.

Psalms 147:13

For he hath strengthened the bars of thy gates; He hath blessed thy children within thee.

Psalms 147:14

He maketh peace in thy borders; He filleth thee with the finest of the wheat.

Psalms 147:15

He sendeth out his commandment upon earth; His word runneth very swiftly.

Psalms 147:16

He giveth snow like wool; He scattereth the hoar-frost like ashes.

Psalms 147:17

He casteth forth his ice like morsels: Who can stand before his cold?

Psalms 147:18

He sendeth out his word, and melteth them: He causeth his wind to blow, and the waters flow.

Psalms 147:19

He showeth his word unto Jacob, His statutes and his ordinances unto Israel.

Psalms 147:20

He hath not dealt so with any nation; And as for his ordinances, they have not known them. Praise ye Jehovah.

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