Psalm 149 English Standard Version (ESV) “Sing to the Lord a New Song”ūüēä

Psalm 149¬†English Standard Version (ESV)ūüēä Sing to the¬†Lord a New Songūüēä 149:1 Praise the¬†Lord! Sing to the¬†Lord¬†a new song, ¬†¬†¬†¬†his praise in¬†the assembly of the godly! 2¬†Let Israel¬†be glad in¬†his Maker; ¬†¬†¬†¬†let the children of Zion rejoice in their¬†King! 3¬†Let them praise his name with¬†dancing, ¬†¬†¬†¬†making melody to him with¬†tambourine and¬†lyre! 4¬†For the¬†Lord¬†takes pleasure in his people; ¬†¬†¬†¬†he¬†adorns the humble with salvation. 5¬†Let the godly exult in glory; ¬†¬†¬†¬†let them¬†sing for joy on their¬†beds. 6¬†Let¬†the high praises of God be in their throats ¬†¬†¬†¬†and¬†two-edged swords in their hands, 7¬†to execute vengeance on the nations ¬†¬†¬†¬†and punishments on the peoples, 8¬†to bind their kings with¬†chains ¬†¬†¬†¬†and their … Continue reading Psalm 149 English Standard Version (ESV) “Sing to the Lord a New Song”ūüēä

Psalm 148 Good News Translation (GNT) “A Call for the Universe to Praise God”ūüēä

Psalm 148¬†Good News Translation (GNT)ūüēä A Call for the Universe to Praise Godūüēä 148:1 Praise the¬†Lord! Praise the¬†Lord¬†from heaven, ¬†¬†¬†¬†you that live in the heights above. 2¬†Praise him, all his angels, ¬†¬†¬†¬†all his heavenly armies. 3¬†Praise him, sun and moon; ¬†¬†¬†¬†praise him, shining stars. 4¬†Praise him, highest heavens, ¬†¬†¬†¬†and the waters above the sky. 5¬†Let them all praise the name of the¬†Lord! He commanded, and they were created; 6¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†by his command they were fixed in their places forever, ¬†¬†¬†¬†and they cannot disobey. 7¬†Praise the¬†Lord¬†from the earth, ¬†¬†¬†¬†sea monsters and all ocean depths; 8¬†lightning and hail, snow and clouds, ¬†¬†¬†¬†strong winds that obey his command. 9¬†Praise him, … Continue reading Psalm 148 Good News Translation (GNT) “A Call for the Universe to Praise God”ūüēä

Psalm 135 Contemporary English Version (CEV)”In Praise of the Lord‚Äôs Kindness”ūüēä

Psalm 135¬†Contemporary English Version (CEV)ūüēä In Praise of the¬†Lord‚Äôs Kindnessūüēä 135:1 Shout praises to the¬†Lord! You are his servants, so praise his name. 2¬†All who serve in the temple of the¬†Lord¬†our God, 3¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†come and shout praises. Praise the name of the¬†Lord! He is kind and good. 4¬†He chose the family of Jacob and the people of Israel for his very own. 5¬†The¬†Lord¬†is much greater than any other god. 6¬†He does as he chooses in heaven and on earth and deep in the sea. 7¬†The¬†Lord¬†makes the clouds rise from far across the earth, and he makes lightning to go with the rain. Then from his secret place … Continue reading Psalm 135 Contemporary English Version (CEV)”In Praise of the Lord‚Äôs Kindness”ūüēä

Psalm 133 New King James Version (NKJV) “Blessed Unity of the People of God”ūüēä

Psalm 133¬†New King James Version (NKJV)ūüēä Blessed Unity of the People of Godūüēä A Song of Ascents. Of David. 133:1 Behold, how good and how pleasant¬†it is For¬†brethren to dwell together in unity! 2¬†It is¬†like the precious oil upon the head, Running down on the beard, The beard of Aaron, Running down on the edge of his garments. 3¬†It is¬†like the dew of¬†Hermon, Descending upon the mountains of Zion; For¬†there the¬†Lord¬†commanded the blessing‚ÄĒ Life forevermore.ūüēä   Continue reading Psalm 133 New King James Version (NKJV) “Blessed Unity of the People of God”ūüēä

Psalm 127 Christian Standard Bible (CSB) “The Blessing of the Lord”ūüēä

Psalm 127¬†Christian Standard Bible (CSB)ūüēä The Blessing of the¬†Lordūüēä A song of ascents. Of Solomon. 1¬†Unless the¬†Lord¬†builds a house, its builders labor over it in vain; unless the¬†Lord¬†watches over a city, the watchman stays alert in vain. 2¬†In vain you get up early and stay up late, working hard to have enough food‚ÄĒ yes, he gives sleep to the one he loves. 3¬†Sons are indeed a heritage from the¬†Lord, offspring, a reward. 4¬†Like arrows in the hand of a warrior are the sons born in one‚Äôs youth. 5¬†Happy is the man who has filled his quiver with them. They will never be put to shame when … Continue reading Psalm 127 Christian Standard Bible (CSB) “The Blessing of the Lord”ūüēä

Psalm 142 English Standard Version (ESV) “You Are My Refuge”ūüēä

Psalm 142¬†English Standard Version (ESV)ūüēä You Are My Refugeūüēä A Maskil of David, when he was in the cave. A Prayer. 142:1 With my voice I¬†cry out to the¬†Lord; ¬†¬†¬†¬†with my voice I¬†plead for mercy to the¬†Lord. 2¬†I¬†pour out my complaint before him; ¬†¬†¬†¬†I tell my trouble before him. 3¬†When my spirit¬†faints within me, ¬†¬†¬†¬†you know my way! In the path where I walk ¬†¬†¬†¬†they have¬†hidden a trap for me. 4¬†Look to the¬†right and see: ¬†¬†¬†¬†there is none who takes notice of me; no refuge remains to me; ¬†¬†¬†¬†no one cares for my soul. 5¬†I cry to you, O¬†Lord; ¬†¬†¬†¬†I say, ‚ÄúYou are my¬†refuge, ¬†¬†¬†¬†my¬†portion in¬†the … Continue reading Psalm 142 English Standard Version (ESV) “You Are My Refuge”ūüēä

Psalm 132 Good News Translation (GNT) “In Praise of the Temple”ūüēä

Psalm 132¬†Good News Translation (GNT)ūüēä In Praise of the Templeūüēä 132:1 Lord, do not forget David ¬†¬†¬†¬†and all the hardships he endured. 2¬†Remember,¬†Lord, what he promised, ¬†¬†¬†¬†the vow he made to you, the Mighty God of Jacob: 3¬†‚ÄúI will not go home or go to bed; 4¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†I will not rest or sleep, 5¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†until I provide a place for the¬†Lord, ¬†¬†¬†¬†a home for the Mighty God of Jacob.‚ÄĚ 6¬†In Bethlehem we heard about the Covenant Box, ¬†¬†¬†¬†and we found it in the fields of Jearim. 7¬†We said, ‚ÄúLet us go to the¬†Lord‘s house; ¬†¬†¬†¬†let us worship before his throne.‚ÄĚ 8¬†Come to the Temple,¬†Lord, with the Covenant Box, … Continue reading Psalm 132 Good News Translation (GNT) “In Praise of the Temple”ūüēä