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Psalm 113
Praise to the Merciful God
1Hallelujah!
Give praise, servants of the Lord;
praise the name of the Lord.#Ps 34:22; 69:36; 135:1
2Let the name of the Lord be blessed
both now and forever.#Ps 115:18; 145:21
3From the rising of the sun to its setting,
let the name of the Lord be praised.#Mal 1:11
4The Lord is exalted above all the nations,#Ps 99:2
his glory above the heavens.#Ps 57:5,11; 148:13
5Who is like the Lord our God —
the one enthroned on high,#Ex 15:11; Ps 89:6
6who stoops down to look
on the heavens and the earth?#Ps 11:4; 138:6
7He raises the poor from the dust
and lifts the needy from the trash heap#1Sm 2:8; Ps 107:41
8in order to seat them with nobles —
with the nobles of his people.#Jb 36:7
9He gives the childless woman a household,
making her the joyful mother of children.#1Sm 2:5; Ps 68:6
Hallelujah!