Bible: Psalm 135
Psalm 135 1
135:1 Praise the
Praise the name of the
Offer praise, you servants of the
135:2 who serve 2 in the
in the courts of the temple of our God.
135:3 Praise the
Sing praises to his name, for it is pleasant! 3
135:4 Indeed, 4 the
Israel to be his special possession. 5
135:5 Yes, 6 I know the
and our Lord is superior to all gods.
135:6 He does whatever he pleases
in heaven and on earth,
in the seas and all the ocean depths.
135:7 He causes the clouds to arise from the end of the earth,
makes lightning bolts accompany the rain,
and brings the wind out of his storehouses.
135:8 He struck down the firstborn of Egypt,
including both men and animals.
in your midst, O Egypt,
against Pharaoh and all his servants.
135:10 He defeated many nations,
and killed mighty kings –
135:11 Sihon, king of the Amorites,
and Og, king of Bashan,
and all the kingdoms of Canaan.
135:12 He gave their land as an inheritance,
as an inheritance to Israel his people.
your reputation, O
135:14 For the
and has compassion on his servants. 12
135:15 The nations’ idols are made of silver and gold,
they are man-made. 13
135:16 They have mouths, but cannot speak,
eyes, but cannot see,
135:17 and ears, but cannot hear.
Indeed, they cannot breathe. 14
135:18 Those who make them will end up 15 like them,
as will everyone who trusts in them.
135:19 O family 16 of Israel, praise the
O family of Aaron, praise the
135:20 O family of Levi, praise the
You loyal followers 17 of the
he who dwells in Jerusalem. 19