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Praising God’s Greatness
A Davidic hymn.
1I # The lines of this poem form an acrostic. exalt You, my God the King,
and praise Your name forever and ever. #Ps 30:1|NoBook| 34:1|NoBook| 99:5
2I will praise You every day;
I will honor Your name forever and ever. #Ps 146:2
3Yahweh is great and is highly praised; #Ps 48:1|NoBook| 147:5
His greatness is unsearchable. #Jb 5:9|NoBook| 9:10Is 40:28
4One generation will declare Your works to the next
and will proclaim Your mighty acts. #Ps 22:30-31
5I # LXX, Syr read They will speak of Your splendor and glorious majesty
and # LXX, Syr read and they will tell of Your wonderful works. #Ps 119:27
6They will proclaim the power of Your awe-inspiring acts,
and I will declare Your greatness. # Alt Hb tradition, Jer read great deeds #Dt 10:21Ps 106:2
7They will give a testimony of Your great goodness
and will joyfully sing of Your righteousness. #Is 63:7
8The Lord is gracious and compassionate,
slow to anger and great in faithful love. #Ex 34:6Ps 86:5|NoBook| 103:8
9The Lord is good to everyone; #Ac 14:17
His compassion rests on all He has made. #Ps 100:5
10All You have made will thank You, Lord;
the # Lit Your godly will praise You. #Ps 19:1|NoBook| 103:22
11They will speak of the glory of Your kingdom
and will declare Your might, #Jr 14:21
12informing all people of Your mighty acts
and of the glorious splendor of Your # LXX, Syr, Jer; MT reads His kingdom. #Ps 105:1|NoBook| 145:5
13Your kingdom is an everlasting kingdom;
Your rule is for all generations. #Ps 10:162Pt 1:11
The Lord is faithful in all His words
and gracious in all His actions. # One Hb ms, DSS, LXX, Syr; some Hb mss omit The Lord is faithful in all His words and gracious in all His actions. #Ps 103:8
14The Lord helps all who fall;
He raises up all who are oppressed. # Lit bowed down #Ps 37:24|NoBook| 146:8
15All eyes look to You,
and You give them their food at the proper time. #Ps 104:27|NoBook| 136:25
16You open Your hand
and satisfy the desire of every living thing. #Ps 104:28
17The Lord is righteous in all His ways
and gracious in all His acts. #Ps 116:5
18The Lord is near all who call out to Him,
all who call out to Him with integrity. #Dt 4:7Ps 34:18Jn 4:23-24
19He fulfills the desires of those who fear Him;
He hears their cry for help and saves them. #Ps 10:17|NoBook| 21:2|NoBook| 37:4
20The Lord guards all those who love Him,
but He destroys all the wicked. #Ps 31:23|NoBook| 97:10
21My mouth will declare Yahweh’s praise;
let every living thing
praise His holy name forever and ever. #Ps 65:2|NoBook| 150:6
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