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GOD'S WORD ® Translation
[A song of praise by David.] I will highly praise you, my God, the king. I will bless your name forever and ever.
2I will bless you every day. I will praise your name forever and ever.
3The LORD is great, and he should be highly praised. His greatness is unsearchable.
4One generation will praise your deeds to the next. Each generation will talk about your mighty acts.
5I will think about the glorious honor of your majesty and the miraculous things you have done.
6People will talk about the power of your terrifying deeds, and I will tell about your greatness.
7They will announce what they remember of your great goodness, and they will joyfully sing about your righteousness.
8The LORD is merciful, compassionate, patient, and always ready to forgive.
9The LORD is good to everyone and has compassion for everything that he has made.
10Everything that you have made will give thanks to you, O LORD, and your faithful ones will praise you.
11Everyone will talk about the glory of your kingdom and will tell the descendants of Adam about your might
12in order to make known your mighty deeds and the glorious honor of your kingdom.
13Your kingdom is an everlasting kingdom. Your empire endures throughout every generation.
14The LORD supports everyone who falls. He straightens [the backs] of those who are bent over.
15The eyes of all creatures look to you, and you give them their food at the proper time.
16You open your hand, and you satisfy the desire of every living thing.
17The LORD is fair in all his ways and faithful in everything he does.
18The LORD is near to everyone who prays to him, to every faithful person who prays to him.
19He fills the needs of those who fear him. He hears their cries for help and saves them.
20The LORD protects everyone who loves him, but he will destroy all wicked people.
21My mouth will speak the praise of the LORD, and all living creatures will praise his holy name forever and ever.