אוֹדֶה יְהוָה, בְּכָל-לֵבָב
בְּסוֹד יְשָׁרִים וְעֵדָה
| 1 Hallelujah.|
I will thank יְהוָה with a whole heart,
in the council of the upright, and assembly.
|1: At home, abroad most willingly I will|
2: Bestow on God my praises uttmost skill:
| 2 Great are the works of יְהוָה,|
sought of all that delight in them.
|3: Chaunting his workes, workes of unmatched might,|
4: Deem'd so by them, who in their search delight.
וְצִדְקָתוֹ, עֹמֶדֶת לָעַד
| 3 Splendor and majesty his doing;|
and his righteousness stands in perpetuity.
|5: Endlesse the honor to his powre pertaines:|
6: From end as farre his justice eake remaines,
חַנּוּן וְרַחוּם יְהוָה
| 4 He makes present his wonderful works;|
gracious and compassionate is יְהוָה.
|7: Gratious and good and working wonders soe|
8: His wonders never can forgotten goe.
יִזְכֹּר לְעוֹלָם בְּרִיתוֹ
| 5 Food he gives to those fearing him;|
he makes present for ever his covenant.
|9: In hungry waste he fedd his faithful Crue,|
10: Keeping his league, and still in promise true.
לָתֵת לָהֶם, נַחֲלַת גּוֹיִם
| 6 The power of his works he reveals to his people,|
in giving them the heritage of the nations.
|11: Lastly his strength he caus'd them understand,|
12: Making them lords of all the heathens land.
| 7 The works of his hands are truth and judgment; faithful are all his precepts,||13: Now what could more each promise, doome, decree,|
14: Of him confirme sure, just, unmov'd to be!
עֲשׂוּיִם, בֶּאֱמֶת וְיָשָׁר
| 8 Established in perpetuity and for ever,|
worked in truth and uprightness.
|15: Preserv'd his folk, his league eternall fram'd:|
16: Quake then with feare when holy he is nam'd.
קָדוֹשׁ וְנוֹרָא שְׁמוֹ
| 9 Redemption he sent to his people;|
he commands his covenant for ever;
Holy and fearful is his name.
|17: Reverence of him is Perfect wisdoms well:|
18: Stand in his lawe, so understand you well.
שֵׂכֶל טוֹב, לְכָל-עֹשֵׂיהֶם
תְּהִלָּתוֹ, עֹמֶדֶת לָעַד
| 10 The beginning of wisdom is the fear of יְהוָה;|
a good intelligence to all in their working;
his praise stands in perpetuity.
|19: The praise of him (though wicked hartes repine)|
20: Unbounded bides, noe time can it define.