Psalm 113
Praise to the Merciful God
Give praise, servants of the Lord;
praise the name of the Lord.113:1 Ps 34:22; 69:36; 135:1
2Let the name of the Lord be blessed
both now and forever.113:2 Ps 115:18; 145:21
3From the rising of the sun to its setting,
let the name of the Lord be praised.113:3 Mal 1:11

4The Lord is exalted above all the nations,113:4 Ps 99:2
his glory above the heavens.113:4 Ps 57:5,11; 148:13
5Who is like the Lord our God —
the one enthroned on high,113:5 Ex 15:11; Ps 89:6
6who stoops down to look
on the heavens and the earth?113:6 Ps 11:4; 138:6
7He raises the poor from the dust
and lifts the needy from the trash heap113:7 1Sm 2:8; Ps 107:41
8in order to seat them with nobles —
with the nobles of his people.113:8 Jb 36:7
9He gives the childless woman a household,
making her the joyful mother of children.113:9 1Sm 2:5; Ps 68:6