1Praise the Lord!
Praise, O you servants of the Lord,
praise the name of the Lord.
2#Ps 63:1; 84:2 Blessed be the name of the Lord
from this time forth and for evermore.
3#Ps 79:10; 80:5 From the rising of the sun to its going down,
the Lord’s name is to be praised.
4#Isa 30:29; Ps 62:8 The Lord is high above all nations,
and His glory above the heavens.
5#Ps 42:11; 43:5 Who is like the Lord our God,
who dwells on high,
6#2Sa 17:22; Dt 3:8–9 who looks down on the things
that are in heaven and on the earth?
7#Ps 88:7; Jnh 2:3 He raises up the poor out of the dust
and lifts the needy out of the ash heap,
8#Job 35:10; Ps 63:6 to make them sit with princes,
even with the princes of His people.
9#Ps 38:6; 18:2 He gives the barren woman a dwelling,
making her the joyful mother of children.
Praise the Lord!