1 Praise ye the LORD. Sing unto the LORD a new song, and his praise in the congregation of saints.* Praise…: Heb. Hallelujah
2 Let Israel rejoice in him that made him: let the children of Zion be joyful in their King.† in him…: Heb. in his Makers
3 Let them praise his name in the dance: let them sing praises unto him with the timbrel and harp.‡ in…: or, with the pipe
4 For the LORD taketh pleasure in his people: he will beautify the meek with salvation.
5 Let the saints be joyful in glory: let them sing aloud upon their beds.
6 Let the high praises of God be in their mouth, and a twoedged sword in their hand;§ mouth: Heb. throat
7 To execute vengeance upon the heathen, and punishments upon the people;
8 To bind their kings with chains, and their nobles with fetters of iron;
9 To execute upon them the judgment written: this honour have all his saints. Praise ye the LORD.
*149.1 Praise…: Heb. Hallelujah
†149.2 in him…: Heb. in his Makers
‡149.3 in…: or, with the pipe
§149.6 mouth: Heb. throat