The Lord is gracious and compassionate,(A)
    slow to anger and rich in love.(B)

The Lord is good(C) to all;
    he has compassion(D) on all he has made.
10 All your works praise you,(E) Lord;
    your faithful people extol(F) you.(G)
11 They tell of the glory of your kingdom(H)
    and speak of your might,(I)
12 so that all people may know of your mighty acts(J)
    and the glorious splendor of your kingdom.(K)
13 Your kingdom is an everlasting kingdom,(L)
    and your dominion endures through all generations.

The Lord is trustworthy(M) in all he promises(N)
    and faithful in all he does.[a]
14 The Lord upholds(O) all who fall
    and lifts up all(P) who are bowed down.(Q)
15 The eyes of all look to you,
    and you give them their food(R) at the proper time.
16 You open your hand
    and satisfy the desires(S) of every living thing.

17 The Lord is righteous(T) in all his ways
    and faithful in all he does.(U)
18 The Lord is near(V) to all who call on him,(W)
    to all who call on him in truth.
19 He fulfills the desires(X) of those who fear him;(Y)
    he hears their cry(Z) and saves them.(AA)
20 The Lord watches over(AB) all who love him,(AC)
    but all the wicked he will destroy.(AD)

21 My mouth will speak(AE) in praise of the Lord.
    Let every creature(AF) praise his holy name(AG)
    for ever and ever.

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  1. Psalm 145:13 One manuscript of the Masoretic Text, Dead Sea Scrolls and Syriac (see also Septuagint); most manuscripts of the Masoretic Text do not have the last two lines of verse 13.

The Judgment of the Dead

11 Then I saw a great white throne(A) and him who was seated on it. The earth and the heavens fled from his presence,(B) and there was no place for them. 12 And I saw the dead, great and small,(C) standing before the throne, and books were opened.(D) Another book was opened, which is the book of life.(E) The dead were judged(F) according to what they had done(G) as recorded in the books. 13 The sea gave up the dead that were in it, and death and Hades(H) gave up the dead(I) that were in them, and each person was judged according to what they had done.(J) 14 Then death(K) and Hades(L) were thrown into the lake of fire.(M) The lake of fire is the second death.(N) 15 Anyone whose name was not found written in the book of life(O) was thrown into the lake of fire.

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