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The fifth book of Psalms, song 111, New English Translation and King James Version

Psalm 111

New English Translation

   1 Praise the LORD! I will give thanks to the LORD with my whole heart, in the assembly of the godly and the congregation.
   2 The LORD's deeds are great, eagerly awaited by all who desire them.
   3 His work is majestic and glorious, and his faithfulness endures forever.
   4 He does amazing things that will be remembered; the LORD is merciful and compassionate.
   5 He gives food to his faithful followers; he always remembers his covenant.
   6 He announced that he would do mighty deeds for his people, giving them a land that belonged to other nations.
   7 His acts are characterized by faithfulness and justice; all his precepts are reliable.
   8 They are forever firm, and should be faithfully and properly carried out.
   9 He delivered his people; he ordained that his covenant be observed forever. His name is holy and awesome.
   10 To obey the LORD is the fundamental principle for wise living; all who carry out his precepts acquire good moral insight. He will receive praise forever.

King James Version

   1 Praise ye the LORD. I will praise the LORD with my whole heart, in the assembly of the upright, and in the congregation.
   2 The works of the LORD are great, sought out of all them that have pleasure therein.
   3 His work is honourable and glorious: and his righteousness endureth for ever.
   4 He hath made his wonderful works to be remembered: the LORD is gracious and full of compassion.
   5 He hath given meat unto them that fear him: he will ever be mindful of his covenant.
   6 He hath shewed his people the power of his works, that he may give them the heritage of the heathen.
   7 The works of his hands are verity and judgment; all his commandments are sure.
   8 They stand fast for ever and ever, and are done in truth and uprightness.
   9 He sent redemption unto his people: he hath commanded his covenant for ever: holy and reverend is his name.
   10 The fear of the LORD is the beginning of wisdom: a good understanding have all they that do his commandments: his praise endureth for ever.

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