1 Praise ye the LORD. I will praise the LORD with my whole heart, in the assembly of the upright, and in the congregation.* Praise ye…: Heb. Hallelujah
2 The works of the LORD are great, sought out of all them that have pleasure therein.
3 His work is honourable and glorious: and his righteousness endureth for ever.
4 He hath made his wonderful works to be remembered: the LORD is gracious and full of compassion.
5 He hath given meat unto them that fear him: he will ever be mindful of his covenant.† meat: Heb. prey
6 He hath shewed his people the power of his works, that he may give them the heritage of the heathen.
7 The works of his hands are verity and judgment; all his commandments are sure.
8 They stand fast for ever and ever, and are done in truth and uprightness.‡ stand…: Heb. are established
9 He sent redemption unto his people: he hath commanded his covenant for ever: holy and reverend is his name.
10 The fear of the LORD is the beginning of wisdom: a good understanding have all they that do his commandments: his praise endureth for ever.§ a good…: or, good success** his commandments: Heb. them
*111:1 Praise ye…: Heb. Hallelujah
†111:5 meat: Heb. prey
‡111:8 stand…: Heb. are established
§111:10 a good…: or, good success
**111:10 his commandments: Heb. them