Psalm 135
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Psalm 135

135
Your Name, O Lord, Endures Forever
1 # See Ps. 104:35 Praise the Lord!
Praise the name of the Lord,
give praise, O #See Ps. 113:1servants of the Lord,
2who #[See Ps. 134:1 above] stand in the house of the Lord,
in #Ps. 92:13the courts of the house of our God!
3Praise the Lord, for #See Ps. 100:5 the Lord is good;
sing to his name, #Ps. 147:1; [Ps. 52:9]for it is pleasant!#135:3 Or for he is beautiful
4For the Lord has #Deut. 7:6, 7; 10:15; See Ps. 105:6 chosen Jacob for himself,
Israel as his #Ex. 19:5own possession.
5For I know that #Ps. 95:3the Lord is great,
and that our Lord is above all gods.
6 # Ps. 115:3 Whatever the Lord pleases, he does,
in heaven and on earth,
in the seas and all deeps.
7 # Jer. 10:13; 51:16 He it is who makes the clouds rise at the end of the earth,
who #[Job 28:25, 26; 38:25; Zech. 10:1] makes lightnings for the rain
and brings forth the wind from his #Job 38:22storehouses.
8He it was who #See Ps. 78:51struck down the firstborn of Egypt,
both of man and of beast;
9who in your midst, O Egypt,
sent #Deut. 6:22signs and wonders
against Pharaoh and all his servants;
10 # For ver. 10-12, see Ps. 136:17-22 who struck down many nations
and killed mighty kings,
11 # Deut. 29:7; See Num. 21:21-26 Sihon, king of the Amorites,
and #See Num. 21:33-35 Og, king of Bashan,
and #See Josh. 12:7-24all the kingdoms of Canaan,
12and #Deut. 29:8; See Ps. 78:55gave their land as a heritage,
a heritage to his people Israel.
13 # Ex. 3:15 Your name, O Lord, endures forever,
# Ps. 102:12 your renown,#135:13 Or remembrance O Lord, throughout all ages.
14 # Deut. 32:36 For the Lord will vindicate his people
and #See Ps. 90:13have compassion on his servants.
15 # For ver. 15-18, see Ps. 115:4-8 The idols of the nations are silver and gold,
the work of human hands.
16They have mouths, but do not speak;
they have eyes, but do not see;
17they have ears, but do not hear,
nor is there any breath in their mouths.
18Those who make them become like them,
so do all who trust in them.
19 # See Ps. 115:9 O house of Israel, bless the Lord!
O house of Aaron, bless the Lord!
20O house of Levi, bless the Lord!
You who fear the Lord, bless the Lord!
21Blessed be the Lord #Ps. 128:5 from Zion,
he who #Ps. 132:13, 14 dwells in Jerusalem!
# ver. 1 Praise the Lord!

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