Psalm 135
The Lord Is Great
Praise the name of the Lord.
Give praise, you servants of the Lord135:1 Ps 113:1; 134:1
2who stand in the house of the Lord,
in the courts of the house of our God.135:2 Ps 92:13; 116:19
3Praise the Lord, for the Lord is good;
sing praise to his name, for it is delightful.135:3 Ps 100:5; 147:1
4For the Lord has chosen Jacob for himself,
Israel as his treasured possession.135:4 Ex 19:5; Dt 7:6–7; 10:15

5For I know that the Lord is great;
our Lord is greater than all gods.135:5 Ps 95:3; 97:9
6The Lord does whatever he pleases
in heaven and on earth,
in the seas and all the depths.135:6 Ps 115:3; Is 45:7; Lm 3:37–38; Dn 4:35
7He causes the clouds to rise from the ends of the earth.
He makes lightning for the rain
and brings the wind from his storehouses.135:7 Jb 28:25–26; Jr 10:13; 51:16

8He struck down the firstborn of Egypt,
both people and animals.135:8 Ex 12:12; Ps 78:51; 105:36
9He sent signs and wonders against you, Egypt,
against Pharaoh and all his officials.135:9 Dt 6:22; Ps 78:43
10He struck down many nations
and slaughtered mighty kings:135:10 Ps 44:2; 136:17–22
11Sihon king of the Amorites,
Og king of Bashan,
and all the kings of Canaan.135:11 Nm 21:21–35
12He gave their land as an inheritance,
an inheritance to his people Israel.135:12 Dt 29:8; Ps 78:55

13 Lord, your name endures forever,
your reputation, Lord,
through all generations.135:13 Ex 3:15; Ps 102:12
14For the Lord will vindicate his people
and have compassion on his servants.135:14 Dt 32:36; Ps 90:13; 106:46

15The idols of the nations are of silver and gold,
made by human hands.135:15 2Kg 19:18; Is 37:19
16They have mouths but cannot speak,135:16 Hab 2:18
eyes, but cannot see.
17They have ears but cannot hear;
indeed, there is no breath in their mouths.135:16–17 Is 46:7
18Those who make them are just like them,
as are all who trust in them.135:15–18 Ps 115:4–11

19House of Israel, bless the Lord!135:19 Ps 115:9; 118:2
House of Aaron, bless the Lord!135:19 Ps 115:10; 118:3
20House of Levi, bless the Lord!
You who revere the Lord, bless the Lord!135:20 Ps 22:23; 115:11; 118:4
21Blessed be the Lord from Zion;135:21 Ps 128:5
he dwells in Jerusalem.135:21 Ps 132:13–14