Alleluia, a Psalm of Aggaeus and Zacharias. * In the original text, the following verses are numbered 12 to 20.
1 Praise the Lord, O Jerusalem; praise your God, O Sion.
2 For he has strengthened the bars of your gates; he has blessed your children within you.
3 He makes your borders peaceful, and fills you with the † Lit. fat of wheat. flour of wheat.
4 He sends his oracle to the earth: his word will run swiftly.
5 He gives snow like wool: he scatters the mist like ashes.
6 Casting forth his ice like morsels: who shall stand before his cold?
7 He shall send out his word, and melt them: he shall blow with his wind, and the waters shall flow.
8 He sends his word to Jacob, his ordinances and judgments to Israel.
9 He has not done so to ‡ Gr. every. any other nation; and he has not shown them his judgments.
*^ In the original text, the following verses are numbered 12 to 20.
†147:3 Lit. fat of wheat.
‡147:9 Gr. every.