Psalm 145 N.
Words: Sternhold and Hopkins, The Whole Book of Psalms Collected into English Metre
1 Thee will I laud, my God and King, and bless thy Name alway; For ever will I praise the same, and bless thee day by day.
2 Great is the Lord, most worthy praise, his greatness none can reach; From race to race they shall thy works praise, and thy power preach.
3 I of thy glorious majesty the beauty will record, And meditate upon thy works most wonderful, O Lord.
4 And they shall of thy pow'r, and of thy faithful acts declare; And I to publish all abroad thy greatness will not spare;
5 And they into the mention shall break of thy goodness great, And aloud thy righteousness in singing will repeat.
6 The Lord our God most gracious is and merciful also, Of great abounding mercy, and to anger he is slow:
7 Yea, good to all; and all his works His mercy doth exceed: Lo, all thy works do praise thee, Lord and honor thee indeed.
8 Thy saints do bless thee, and they do thy kingdom's glory show, And blaze thy pow'r, to cause the sons of men the same to know:
The Second Part.
9 And of thy kingdom's majesty do spread the glorious praise; Thy kingdom, Lord, a kingdom is that doth endure always;
10 And thy dominion through each age endures without decay: The Lord upholdeth them that fall, their sliding he doth stay.
11 The eyes of all do wait on thee, thou dost them all relieve, And thou to each sufficing food in season due dost give.
12 Thou openest thy plenteous hand, and bounteously dost fill All things whatever that do live With gifts of thy good will.
13 The Lord is just in all his ways, his works are holy all, And he is near all those that do in truth upon him call.
14 He the desires of all them that fear him will fulfill, And he will hear them when they cry, and save them all he will.
15 The Lord preserves all those to him that bear a loving heart; But he all them that wicked are will utterly subvert.
16 My thankful mouth shall gladly speak the praises of the Lord: All flesh to praise his holy Name for ever shall accord.