Psalms 111

Great Are the  Lord’s Works

This psalm is an acrostic poem, each line beginning with the successive letters of the Hebrew alphabet
b Praise the  Lord!
I c will give thanks to the  Lord with my whole heart,
in the company of d the upright, in the congregation.
Great are the e works of the  Lord,
f studied by all who delight in them.
g Full of splendor and majesty is his work,
and his h righteousness endures forever.
He has i caused his wondrous works to be remembered;
the  Lord is gracious and merciful.
He provides food for those who fear him;
he j remembers his covenant forever.
He has shown his people the power of his works,
in giving them the inheritance of the nations.
The works of his hands are faithful and just;
all his precepts are k trustworthy;
they are l established forever and ever,
to be performed with m faithfulness and uprightness.
He sent n redemption to his people;
he has o commanded his covenant forever.
p Holy and awesome is his name!
10  q The fear of the  Lord is the beginning of wisdom;
all those who practice it have r a good understanding.
His s praise endures forever!
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