This is a minor adaptation of the WEB
to include nuanced meanings of particular ancient words for placenames,
God and others of special interest. In general square brackets: are
used to indicated words not found in the original text. It also indicates
the 5 books of the Psalms; and a few passages considered by some to be
of questionable authenticity.
1Praise IAM! I will give thanks to TheIAM with my whole heart, in the council of the upright, and in the congregation. 2TheIAM's works are great, pondered by all those who delight in them. 3His work is honor and majesty. His righteousness endures forever. 4He has caused his wonderful works to be remembered. TheIAM is gracious and merciful. 5He has given food to those who fear him. He always remembers his covenant. 6He has shown his people the power of his works, in giving them the heritage of the nations. 7The works of his hands are truth and justice. All his precepts are sure. 8They are established forever and ever. They are done in truth and uprightness. 9He has sent redemption to his people. He has ordained his covenant forever. His name is holy and awesome! 10The fear of TheIAM is the beginning of wisdom. All those who do his work have a good understanding. His praise endures forever!