Perpetual praise to the Lord
||Praise ye the Lord. Praise the Lord, O my soul.
||While I live will I praise the Lord: I will sing praises unto my God while I have any being.
||Put not your trust in princes, nor in the son of man, in whom there is no help.
||His breath goeth forth, he returneth to his earth; in that very day his thoughts perish.
||Happy is he that hath the God of Jacob for his help, whose hope is in the Lord his God:
||Which made heaven, and earth, the sea, and all that therein is: which keepeth truth for ever:
||Which executeth judgment for the oppressed: which giveth food to the hungry. The Lord looseth the prisoners:
||The Lord openeth the eyes of the blind: the Lord raiseth them that are bowed down: the Lord loveth the righteous.
||The Lord preserveth the strangers; he relieveth the fatherless and widow: but the way of the wicked he turneth upside down.
||The Lord shall reign for ever, even thy God, O Zion, unto all generations. Praise ye the Lord.