Praise to God for His Faithfulness and Justice

  1Praise the Lord!
  I will praise the Lord with my whole heart,
   In the assembly of the upright and in the congregation.
  2The works of the Lordare great,
   Studied by all who have pleasure in them.
   3His work ishonorable and glorious,
   And His righteousness endures forever.
   4He has made His wonderful works to be remembered;
   The Lordis gracious and full of compassion.
   5He has given food to those who fear Him;
   He will ever be mindful of His covenant.
   6He has declared to His people the power of His works,
   In giving them the heritage of the nations.
  7The works of His hands areverity and justice;
   All His precepts are sure.
   8They stand fast forever and ever,
   And aredone in truth and uprightness.
   9He has sent redemption to His people;
   He has commanded His covenant forever:
   Holy and awesome is His name.
  10The fear of the Lordis the beginning of wisdom;
   A good understanding have all those who do His commandments.
   His praise endures forever.