Psalms 111

Great Are the  Lord’s Works

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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.
2Great are the e  works of the  Lord,
f  studied by all who delight in them.
3 g  Full of splendor and majesty is his work,
and his h  righteousness endures forever.
4He has i  caused his wondrous works to be remembered;
the  Lord is gracious and merciful.
5He provides food for those who fear him;
he j  remembers his covenant forever.
6He has shown his people the power of his works,
in giving them the inheritance of the nations.
7The works of his hands are faithful and just;
all his precepts are k  trustworthy;
8they are l  established forever and ever,
to be performed with m  faithfulness and uprightness.
9He 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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