Psalm 111 - Works of Creation and Redemption
Psalm 111 - Praise Him for Creation and Redemption
Psalm 111 - HalleluYAH!
(Alef) All my heart will give thanks to Yahweh,
(Bet) Being in the company of the upright and in the assembly.
(Gimel) 2 Considerable are the great works of Yahweh;
(Dalet) Delighting in them are they that study them.
(He) 3 Excellent and majestic is His work,
(Vav) Forever His righteousness endures.
(Zayin) 4 Great are the wonders He has made to be recalled;
(Chet) He is a gracious and compassionate Covenant LORD.
(Tet) 5 Initiating care, He has given food to those who fear Him;
(Yod) Jehovah will remember His covenant forever.
(Kof) 6 Known to His people are the power of His works through
(Lamed) Leaving them the heritage of the nations.
(Mem) 7 Many are the works of His hands which are truth and justice;
(Nun) None of His precepts are unreliable.
(Samech) 8 Ordinances He gave stand firm forever and ever;
(Ayin) Performing His precepts show truth and uprightness.
(Peh) 9 Quickly He delivered His people;
(Tsadi) Redemption He has ordained through His covenant forever;
(Qof) Sanctified and awesome is His name.
(Resh) 10 The fear of Yahweh is the beginning of wisdom;
(Shin) Understanding have all those who do His commandments;
(Tav) Valiant praise of Yahweh will endure forever. (Alphabetic paraphrase by G. Strawbridge)
A. Praise Yahweh in the Assembly (1)
B. Praise Yahweh for His Works (2-5a)
B’ Praise Yahweh for His Covenant (5b-9)
A. Praise Yahweh among the Faithful (10)
Gregg Strawbridge, Ph.D., is the pastor of All Saints Church in Lancaster, PA. He became a committed follower of Jesus Christ at age 20, discipled in the context of a University Navigator Ministry. As a result of personal discipleship he went on to study at Columbia Biblical Seminary (M.A., Columbia, SC, 1990), as well as receive a Ph.D. in education and philosophy... read more