the LORD! How good it is to sing praises to our God! How
delightful and how right!
The LORD is rebuilding Jerusalem and bringing the exiles back to Israel.
He heals the brokenhearted, binding up their wounds.
He counts the stars and calls them all by name.
How great is our Lord! His power is absolute! His understanding is
The LORD supports the humble, but he brings the wicked down into the
Sing out your thanks to the LORD; sing praises to our God, accompanied
He covers the heavens with clouds, provides rain for the earth,
and makes the green grass grow in mountain pastures.
He feeds the wild animals, and the young ravens cry to him for food.
The strength of a horse does not impress him; how puny in his sight is
the strength of a man.
Rather, the LORD's delight is in those who honor him, those who put
their hope in his unfailing love.
Praise the LORD, O Jerusalem! Praise your God, O Zion!
For he has fortified the bars of your gates and blessed your children
He sends peace across your nation and satisfies you with plenty of the
He sends his orders to the world--how swiftly his word flies!
He sends the snow like white wool; he scatters frost upon the ground
He hurls the hail like stones. Who can stand against his freezing
Then, at his command, it all melts. He sends his winds, and the
He has revealed his words to Jacob, his principles and laws to Israel.
He has not done this with any other nation; they do not know his laws.
Praise the LORD!