Praise to the Merciful God
Give praise, servants of Yahweh;
praise the name of Yahweh. # Ps 34:22; 69:36; 135:1
2Let the name of Yahweh be praised
both now and forever. # Ps 115:18; 145:21
3From the rising of the sun to its setting,
let the name of Yahweh be praised. # Mal 1:11
4Yahweh is exalted above all the nations, # Ps 99:2
His glory above the heavens. # Ps 57:5,11; 148:13
5Who is like Yahweh 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 garbage pile # 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