New English Translation
A psalm of praise, by David.
1 I will extol you, my God, O king! I will praise your name continually!
2 Every day I will praise you! I will praise your name continually!
3 The LORD is great and certainly worthy of praise! No one can fathom his greatness!
4 One generation will praise your deeds to another, and tell about your mighty acts!
5 I will focus on your honor and majestic splendor, and your amazing deeds!
6 They will proclaim the power of your awesome acts! I will declare your great deeds!
7 They will talk about the fame of your great kindness, and sing about your justice.
8 The LORD is merciful and compassionate; he is patient and demonstrates great loyal love.
9 The LORD is good to all, and has compassion on all he has made.
10 All he has made will give thanks to the LORD. Your loyal followers will praise you.
11 They will proclaim the splendor of your kingdom; they will tell about your power,
12 so that mankind might acknowledge your mighty acts, and the majestic splendor of your kingdom.
13 Your kingdom is an eternal kingdom, and your dominion endures through all generations.
14 The LORD supports all who fall, and lifts up all who are bent over.
15 Everything looks to you in anticipation, and you provide them with food on a regular basis.
16 You open your hand, and fill every living thing with the food they desire.
17 The LORD is just in all his actions, and exhibits love in all he does.
18 The LORD is near all who cry out to him, all who cry out to him sincerely.
19 He satisfies the desire of his loyal followers; he hears their cry for help and delivers them.
20 The LORD protects those who love him, but he destroys all the wicked.
21 My mouth will praise the LORD. Let all who live praise his holy name forever!
King James Version
David's Psalm of praise.
1 I will extol thee, my God, O king; and I will bless thy name for ever and ever.
2 Every day will I bless thee; and I will praise thy name for ever and ever.
3 Great is the LORD, and greatly to be praised; and his greatness is unsearchable.
4 One generation shall praise thy works to another, and shall declare thy mighty acts.
5 I will speak of the glorious honour of thy majesty, and of thy wondrous works.
6 And men shall speak of the might of thy terrible acts: and I will declare thy greatness.
7 They shall abundantly utter the memory of thy great goodness, and shall sing of thy righteousness.
8 The LORD is gracious, and full of compassion; slow to anger, and of great mercy.
9 The LORD is good to all: and his tender mercies are over all his works.
10 All thy works shall praise thee, O LORD; and thy saints shall bless thee.
11 They shall speak of the glory of thy kingdom, and talk of thy power;
12 To make known to the sons of men his mighty acts, and the glorious majesty of his kingdom.
13 Thy kingdom is an everlasting kingdom, and thy dominion endureth throughout all generations.
14 The LORD upholdeth all that fall, and raiseth up all those that be bowed down.
15 The eyes of all wait upon thee; and thou givest them their meat in due season.
16 Thou openest thine hand, and satisfiest the desire of every living thing.
17 The LORD is righteous in all his ways, and holy in all his works.
18 The LORD is nigh unto all them that call upon him, to all that call upon him in truth.
19 He will fulfil the desire of them that fear him: he also will hear their cry, and will save them.
20 The LORD preserveth all them that love him: but all the wicked will he destroy.
21 My mouth shall speak the praise of the LORD: and let all flesh bless his holy name for ever and ever.