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

Psalm 127 Christian Standard Bible (CSB)🕊 The Blessing of the Lord🕊 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— 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’s 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”🕊

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

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

Psalm 84 International Standard Version (ISV) Longing for God🕊

Psalm 84 International Standard Version (ISV)🕊 To the Director: On the Gittith. A Psalm by the descendants of Korah. Longing for God🕊 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 God🕊

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