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Praise the Name of the Lord
11 Kings of the earth and (W)all peoples,
princes and all rulers of the earth!
12 Young men and maidens together,
old men and children!
13 (X)Let them praise the name of the Lord,
for (Y)his name alone is exalted;
(Z)his majesty is above earth and heaven.
14 He has (AA)raised up a horn for his people,
(AB)praise for all his saints,
for the people of Israel who are (AC)near to him.
(AD)Praise the Lord!
Sing to the Lord a New Song
149 (AE)Praise the Lord!
Sing to the Lord (AF)a new song,
his praise in (AG)the assembly of the godly!
2 Let Israel (AH)be glad in (AI)his Maker;
let the children of Zion rejoice in their (AJ)King!
3 Let them praise his name with (AK)dancing,
making melody to him with (AL)tambourine and (AM)lyre!
4 For the Lord (AN)takes pleasure in his people;
he (AO)adorns the humble with salvation.
5 Let the godly exult in glory;
let them (AP)sing for joy on their (AQ)beds.
6 Let (AR)the high praises of God be in their throats
and (AS)two-edged swords in their hands,
7 to execute vengeance on the nations
and punishments on the peoples,
8 to bind their kings with (AT)chains
and their nobles with fetters of iron,
9 to execute on them the judgment (AU)written!
(AV)This is honor for all his godly ones.
(AW)Praise the Lord!
Let Everything Praise the Lord
3 Praise him with (BC)trumpet sound;
praise him with (BD)lute and (BE)harp!
4 Praise him with (BF)tambourine and (BG)dance;
praise him with (BH)strings and (BI)pipe!
5 Praise him with sounding (BJ)cymbals;
praise him with loud clashing cymbals!
6 Let (BK)everything that has breath praise the Lord!
(BL)Praise the Lord!