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1Praise the Lord!

Praise the Lord, O my soul!

2I will praise the Lord as long as I live;

I will sing praises to my God while I have being.

3Put not your trust in princes,

in a son of man, in whom there is no help.

4When his breath departs he returns to his earth;

on that very day his plans perish.

5Happy is he whose help is the God of Jacob,

whose hope is in the Lord his God,

6who made heaven and earth,

the sea, and all that is in them;

who keeps faith for ever;

7who executes justice for the oppressed;

who gives food to the hungry.

The Lord sets the prisoners free;

8the Lord opens the eyes of the blind.

The Lord lifts up those who are bowed down;

the Lord loves the righteous.

9The Lord watches over the sojourners,

he upholds the widow and the fatherless;

but the way of the wicked he brings to ruin.

10The Lord will reign for ever,

thy God, O Zion, to all generations.

Praise the Lord!

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