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 146 Christian Standard Bible (CSB) “The God of Compassion”ūüēä

Psalm 146¬†Christian Standard Bible (CSB)ūüēä ¬†“The God of Compassion”ūüēä 1¬†Hallelujah! My soul, praise the¬†Lord. 2¬†I will praise the¬†Lord¬†all my life; I will sing to my God as long as I live. 3¬†Do not trust in nobles, in a son of man, who cannot save. 4¬†When his breath leaves him, he returns to the ground; on that day his plans die. 5¬†Happy is the one whose help is the God of Jacob, whose hope is in the¬†Lord¬†his God, 6¬†the Maker of heaven and earth, the sea and everything in them. He remains faithful forever, 7¬†executing justice for the exploited and giving food to the hungry. The¬†Lord¬†frees prisoners. … Continue reading Psalm 146 Christian Standard Bible (CSB) “The God of Compassion”ūüēä

Psalm 84 International Standard Version (ISV) Longing for Godūüēä

Psalm 84¬†International Standard Version (ISV)ūüēä To the Director: On the Gittith. A Psalm by the descendants of Korah. Longing for Godūüēä 84:1¬†How lovely are your dwelling places, ¬†¬†¬†¬†Lord¬†of the Heavenly Armies. 2¬†I desire and long ¬†¬†¬†¬†for the Temple courts of the¬†Lord. My heart and body sing for joy ¬†¬†¬†¬†to the living God. 3¬†Even the sparrow found a house for herself ¬†¬†¬†¬†and the swallow a nest to lay[d]¬†her young at your altar, ¬†¬†¬†¬†Lord¬†of the Heavenly Armies, ¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†my king and God. 4¬†How happy are those who live in your Temple, ¬†¬†¬†¬†for they can praise you continuously. Interlude 5¬†How happy are those whose strength is in you, ¬†¬†¬†¬†whose heart … Continue reading Psalm 84 International Standard Version (ISV) Longing for Godūüēä

Psalm 81 Contemporary English Version (CEV) God Makes Us Strong

Psalm 81¬†Contemporary English Version (CEV) (By Asaph for the music leader.) God Makes Us Strong 81:1¬†Be happy and shout to God ¬†¬†¬†¬†who makes us strong! ¬†¬†¬†¬†Shout praises to the God ¬†¬†¬†¬†of Jacob. 2¬†Sing as you play tambourines ¬†¬†¬†¬†and the lovely sounding ¬†¬†¬†¬†stringed instruments. 3¬†Sound the trumpets and start ¬†¬†¬†¬†the New Moon Festival. ¬†¬†¬†¬†We must also celebrate ¬†¬†¬†¬†when the moon is full. 4¬†This is the law in Israel, ¬†¬†¬†¬†and it was given to us ¬†¬†¬†¬†by the God of Jacob. 5¬†The descendants of Joseph ¬†¬†¬†¬†were told to obey it, ¬†¬†¬†¬†when God led them out ¬†¬†¬†¬†from the land of Egypt. In a language unknown to me, ¬†¬†¬†¬†I heard someone … Continue reading Psalm 81 Contemporary English Version (CEV) God Makes Us Strong