Bible: Psalms 113-114
Psalm 113 1
113:1 Praise the
Praise, you servants of the
praise the name of the
113:2 May the
now and forevermore!
113:3 From east to west 2
his splendor reaches beyond the sky. 3
113:5 Who can compare to the
who sits on a high throne? 4
113:6 He bends down to look 5
at the sky and the earth.
113:7 He raises the poor from the dirt,
and lifts up the needy from the garbage pile, 6
113:8 that he might seat him with princes,
with the princes of his people.
113:9 He makes the barren woman of the family 7
a happy mother of children. 8
Psalm 114 9
114:1 When Israel left Egypt,
when the family of Jacob left a foreign nation behind, 10
114:2 Judah became his sanctuary,
Israel his kingdom.
114:3 The sea looked and fled; 11
114:4 The mountains skipped like rams,
the hills like lambs. 14
114:5 Why do you flee, O sea?
Why do you turn back, O Jordan River?
114:6 Why do you skip like rams, O mountains,
like lambs, O hills?
114:7 Tremble, O earth, before the Lord –
before the God of Jacob,
114:8 who turned a rock into a pool of water,
a hard rock into springs of water! 15