Psalms 146
The God of Compassion
My soul, praise the Lord. # Ps 103:1
2I will praise the Lord all my life;
I will sing to my God as long as I live. # Ps 63:4; 104:33
3Do not trust in nobles,
in man, who cannot save. # Ps 60:11; 108:12; 118:8-9
4When his breath # Or spirit leaves him,
he returns to the ground;
on that day his plans die. # Gn 2:7; 3:19
5Happy is the one whose help is the God of Jacob,
whose hope is in the Lord his God, # Ps 144:15; Jr 17:7
6the Maker of heaven and earth,
the sea and everything in them. # Ps 115:15; Ac 14:15
He remains faithful forever, # Ps 117:2
7executing justice for the exploited
and giving food to the hungry. # Ps 103:6; 107:9
The Lord frees prisoners. # Is 61:1
8The Lord opens the eyes of the blind. # Mt 9:27-30; Jn 9:7
The Lord raises up those who are oppressed. # Lit bowed down # Ps 145:15
The Lord loves the righteous. # Ps 11:7
9The Lord protects foreigners
and helps the fatherless and the widow, # Ex 22:22-23; Dt 10:18
but He frustrates the ways of the wicked. # Ps 147:6
10The Lord reigns forever;
Zion, your God reigns for all generations. # Ex 15:18; Ps 10:16

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