Chapter 147

  1. 1. Praise ye the Lord: for it is good to sing praises vnto our God: for it is pleasant, and praise is comely.
  2. 2. The Lord doeth build vp Ierusalem: he gathereth together the out-casts of Israel.
  3. 3. Hee healeth the broken in heart: and bindeth vp their wounds.
  4. 4. He telleth the number of the stars: he calleth them all by their names.
  5. 5. Great is our Lord, and of great power: his vnderstanding is infinite.
  6. 6. The Lord lifteth vp the meeke: hee casteth the wicked downe to the ground.
  7. 7. Sing vnto the Lord with thankesgiuing: sing prayse vpon the harpe vnto our God:
  8. 8. Who couereth the heauen with cloudes, who prepareth raine for the earth: who maketh grasse to growe vpon the mountaines.
  9. 9. He giueth to the beast his foode: and to the yong rauens which crie.
  10. 10. Hee delighteth not in the strength of the horse: he taketh not pleasure in the legs of a man.
  11. 11. The Lord taketh pleasure in them that feare him: in those that hope in his mercie.
  12. 12. Praise the Lord, O Ierusalem: praise thy God, O Zion.
  13. 13. For hee hath strengthened the barres of thy gates: hee hath blessed thy children within thee.
  14. 14. He maketh peace in thy borders: and filleth thee with the finest of the wheate.
  15. 15. He sendeth forth his commandement vpon earth: his word runneth very swiftly.
  16. 16. He giueth snow like wooll: he scattereth the hoare frost like ashes.
  17. 17. He casteth forth his yce like morsels: who can stand before his cold?
  18. 18. He sendeth out his word, and melteth them: he causeth his wind to blow, and the waters flow.
  19. 19. He sheweth his word vnto Iacob: his statutes and his iudgements vnto Israel.
  20. 20. He hath not dealt so with any nation: and as for his iudgements, they haue not knowen them. Praise yee the Lord.

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