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Jehovah’s Witnesses


Online Bible


Psalms 65:1-13


  • God’s care for the earth

    • “Hearer of prayer” (2)

    • ‘Happy is the one you choose’ (4)

    • God’s abundant goodness (11)

To the director. A melody of David. A song. 65  Praise awaits you, O God, in Zion;+ We will pay our vows to you.+   O Hearer of prayer, to you people of all sorts* will come.+   My errors have overwhelmed me,+ But you cover over our transgressions.+   Happy is the one whom you choose and bring near To reside in your courtyards.+ We will be satisfied with the goodness of your house,+ Your holy temple.*+   You will answer us with awe-inspiring deeds+ of righteousness, O God of our salvation; You are the Confidence of all the ends of the earth+ And of those distant across the sea.   You* firmly established the mountains by your power; You* are clothed with mightiness.+   You* calm the raging seas,+ The crash of their waves and the turmoil of the nations.+   The inhabitants of remote places will be awestruck by your signs;+ You will cause those from the sunrise to the sunset to shout joyfully.   You care for the earth, Making it abundantly fruitful* and very rich.+ The stream from God is full of water; You provide grain for them,+ For that is how you prepared the earth. 10  You drench its furrows and level off its plowed soil;* You soften it with showers of rain; you bless its growth.+ 11  You crown the year with your goodness; Your tracks overflow with abundance.*+ 12  The pastures of the wilderness keep overflowing,*+ And the hills are clothed with joyfulness.+ 13  The pastures are covered with flocks, And the valleys* are carpeted with grain.+ They shout in triumph, yes, they sing.+


Lit., “all flesh.”
Or “sanctuary.”
Lit., “He.”
Lit., “He.”
Lit., “He.”
Lit., “making it overflow.”
Or “its ridges.”
Lit., “drip with fatness.”
Lit., “dripping.”
Or “low plains.”

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