1Praise. By David:
I will praise you to the heights, my God, the king;
I will bless your name forever and ever.
2Every day I will bless you;
I will praise your name forever and ever.
3Great is Adonai and greatly to be praised;
his greatness is beyond all searching out.
4Each generation will praise your works to the next
and proclaim your mighty acts.
5I will meditate on the glorious splendor
of your majesty and on the story of your wonders.
6People will speak of your awesome power,
and I will tell of your great deeds.
7They will gush forth the fame of your abounding goodness,
and they will sing of your righteousness.
8Adonai is merciful and compassionate,
slow to anger and great in grace.
9Adonai is good to all;
his compassion rests on all his creatures.
10All your creatures will thank you, Adonai,
and your faithful servants will bless you.
11They will speak of the glory of your kingship,
and they will tell about your might;
12to let everyone know of your mighty acts
and the glorious majesty of your kingship.
13Your kingship is an everlasting kingship,
your reign continues through all generations.
14Adonai supports all who fall
and lifts up all who are bent over.
15The eyes of all are looking to you;
you give them their food at the right time.
16You open your hand
and satisfy the desire of every living thing.
17Adonai is righteous in all his ways,
full of grace in all he does.
18Adonai is close to all who call on him,
to all who sincerely call on him.
19He fulfills the desire of those who fear him;
he hears their cry and saves them.
20Adonai protects all who love him,
but all the wicked he destroys.
21My mouth will proclaim the praise of Adonai;
all people will bless his holy name forever and ever.