The Happiness of Those Whose Help Is the Lord
1Praise the Lord!
#(Ps. 31:23)Praise the Lord, O my soul!
2#Ps. 103:1While I live I will praise the Lord;
I will sing praises to my God while I have my being.
3#Ps. 104:33Do not put your trust in princes,
Nor in a son of man, in whom there is no help.
4#(Is. 2:22)His spirit departs, he returns to his earth;
In that very day #(Eccl. 12:7)his plans perish.
5#(Ps. 33:10; 1 Cor. 2:6)Happy is he who has the God of Jacob for his help,
Whose hope is in the Lord his God,
6#Jer. 17:7Who made heaven and earth,
The sea, and all that is in them;
Who keeps truth forever,
7#Gen. 1:1; Ex. 20:11; Acts 4:24; Rev. 14:7Who executes justice for the oppressed,
#Ps. 103:6Who gives food to the hungry.
#Ps. 107:9The Lord gives freedom to the prisoners.
8#Ps. 107:10; Is. 61:1The Lord opens the eyes of the blind;
#Matt. 9:30; (John 9:7, 32, 33)The Lord raises those who are bowed down;
The Lord loves the righteous.
9#Luke 13:13The Lord watches over the strangers;
He relieves the fatherless and widow;
#Deut. 10:18; Ps. 68:5But the way of the wicked He turns upside down.
10#Ps. 147:6The Lord shall reign forever—
Your God, O Zion, to all generations.
Praise the Lord!