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Jehovah’s Witnesses

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Online Bible

NEW WORLD TRANSLATION OF THE HOLY SCRIPTURES (2013 REVISION)

Psalms 146:1-10

OUTLINE OF CONTENTS

  • Trust in God, not in men

    • At death, man’s thoughts perish (4)

    • God raises up those bent down (8)

146  Praise Jah!*+ Let my whole being* praise Jehovah.+   I will praise Jehovah all my life. I will sing praises* to my God as long as I live.   Do not put your trust in princes* Nor in a son of man, who cannot bring salvation.+   His spirit* goes out, he returns to the ground;+ On that very day his thoughts perish.+   Happy is the one who has the God of Jacob as his helper,+ Whose hope is in Jehovah his God,+   The Maker of heaven and earth, Of the sea, and of all that is in them,+ The One who always remains faithful,+   The One securing justice for those defrauded, The One giving bread to the hungry.+ Jehovah is releasing the prisoners.*+   Jehovah is opening the eyes of the blind;+ Jehovah is raising up those bowed down;+ Jehovah loves the righteous.   Jehovah is protecting the foreign residents; He sustains the fatherless child and the widow,+ But he thwarts the plans of the wicked.*+ 10  Jehovah will be King forever,+ Your God, O Zion, for generation after generation. Praise Jah!*

Footnotes

Or “Hallelujah!” “Jah” is a shortened form of the name Jehovah.
Or “my soul.”
Or “make music.”
Or “nobles.”
Or “breath.”
Lit., “bound ones.”
Or “makes the way of the wicked crooked.”
Or “Hallelujah!” “Jah” is a shortened form of the name Jehovah.