Parallel
111
Psalm 111
Praise for the Lord’s Works
1Hallelujah!#111:1 The lines of this poem form an acrostic.
I will praise the Lord with all my heart
in the assembly of the upright and in the congregation.#Ps 35:18; 149:1
2The Lord’s works are great,
studied by all who delight in them.#Ps 92:5; 143:5
3All that he does is splendid and majestic;#Ps 145:5
his righteousness endures forever.#Ps 112:3,9; 119:142
4He has caused his wondrous works to be remembered.#Ps 78:4
The Lord is gracious and compassionate.#Ps 103:8; 145:8
5He has provided food for those who fear him;#Mt 6:31-33
he remembers his covenant forever.#Ps 105:8
6He has shown his people the power of his works
by giving them the inheritance of the nations.#Dt 4:38; 32:8; Ps 78:55
7The works of his hands are truth and justice;
all his instructions are trustworthy.#Ps 19:7; 93:5
8They are established forever and ever,
enacted in truth and in uprightness.#Ps 119:160; Is 40:8; Mt 5:18
9He has sent redemption to his people.#Lk 1:68
He has ordained his covenant forever.
His name is holy and awe-inspiring.#Ps 99:3; Lk 1:49
10The fear of the Lord is the beginning of wisdom;#Pr 1:7; 9:10
all who follow his instructions#111:10 Lit follow them have good insight.#Ps 119:98
His praise endures forever.#Ps 44:8; 145:2