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Psalm 135

Praise for God’s Goodness and Might

Praise the Lord!
    Praise the name of the Lord;
    give praise, O servants of the Lord,
you who stand in the house of the Lord,
    in the courts of the house of our God.(A)
Praise the Lord, for the Lord is good;
    sing to his name, for he is gracious.(B)
For the Lord has chosen Jacob for himself,
    Israel as his own possession.(C)

For I know that the Lord is great;
    our Lord is above all gods.(D)
Whatever the Lord pleases he does,
    in heaven and on earth,
    in the seas and all deeps.(E)
He it is who makes the clouds rise at the end of the earth;
    he makes lightnings for the rain
    and brings out the wind from his storehouses.(F)

He it was who struck down the firstborn of Egypt,
    both humans and animals;(G)
he sent signs and wonders
    into your midst, O Egypt,
    against Pharaoh and all his servants.(H)

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