Hallelujah! Praise the Name of the LORD; *
give praise, you
servants of the LORD,
You who stand in the house of the LORD, *
in the courts of the
house of our God.
Praise the LORD, for the LORD is good; *
sing praises to his
Name, for it is lovely.
For the LORD has chosen Jacob for himself *
and Israel for his
For I know that the LORD is great, *
and that our Lord is above
The LORD does whatever pleases him, in heaven and on earth, *
the seas and all the deeps.
He brings up rain clouds from the ends of the earth; *
out lightning with the rain,
and brings the winds out of his
It was he who struck down the firstborn of Egypt, *
firstborn both of man and beast.
He sent signs and wonders into the midst of you, O Egypt, *
against Pharaoh and all his servants.
He overthrew many nations *
and put mighty kings to death:
Sihon, king of the Amorites,
and Og, the king of Bashan, *
and all the kingdoms of Canaan.
He gave their land to be an inheritance, *
an inheritance for
Israel his people.
O LORD, your Name is everlasting; *
your renown, O LORD, endures
from age to age.
For the LORD gives his people justice *
and shows compassion to
The idols of the heathen are silver and gold, *
the work of
They have mouths, but they cannot speak; *
eyes have they, but
they cannot see.
They have ears, but they cannot hear; *
neither is there any
breath in their mouth.
Those who make them are like them, *
and so are all who put
their trust in them.
Bless the LORD, O house of Israel; *
O house of Aaron, bless the
Bless the LORD, O house of Levi; *
you who fear the LORD, bless
Blessed be the LORD out of Zion, *
who dwells in Jerusalem.