The Bible in Its Traditions

Psalms 111:1–10

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Hallelujah. I will give thanks unto YHWH with my whole heart, in the council of the upright, and in the congregation.

title  Alleluia.

I will give thee thanks, O Lord, with my whole heart, in the council of the upright, and in the congregation.

PRAISE the LORD. I will praise the LORD with my whole heart, in the assembly of the upright, and in the congregation.

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The works of YHWH are great, sought out of all them that have delight therein.

The works of the Lord are great, sought out according to all his will.

Great are the works of the Lord, exquisite in all his intentions.

His work is glory and majesty; and His righteousness endureth for ever.

His work is worthy of thanksgiving and honour: and his righteousness endures for ever and ever.

Confession and magnificence are his work. And his justice remains from age to age.

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He hath made a memorial for His wonderful works; YHWH is gracious and full of compassion.

He has caused his wonderful works to be remembered: the Lord is merciful and compassionate.

He hath given food unto them that fear Him; He will ever be mindful of His covenant.

He has given food to them that fear him: he will remember his covenant for ever.

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He hath declared to His people the power of His works, in giving them the heritage of the nations.

He will announce the virtue of his works to his people,

The works of His hands are truth and justice; all His precepts are sure.

so that he may give them the inheritance of the nations. The works of his hands are truth and judgment.

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They are established for ever and ever, they are done in truth and uprightness.

established for ever and ever, done in truth and uprightness.

All his commands are faithful: confirmed from age to age, created in truth and fairness.

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He hath sent redemption unto His people; He hath commanded His covenant for ever; Holy and awful is His name.

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10  The fear of YHWH is the beginning of wisdom; a good understanding have all they that do thereafter; His praise endureth for ever.

10  The fear of the Lord is the beginning of wisdom, and all that act accordingly have a good understanding; his praise endures for ever and ever.

10  The reverence of the LORD is the beginning of wisdom; a good understanding have all they that do his commandments; his praise endures for ever.