Psalms 104

104:1 Bless Jehovah, O my soul. O Jehovah my God, thou art very great; Thou art clothed with honor and majesty:
104:2 Who coverest thyself with light as with a garment; Who stretchest out the heavens like a curtain;
104:3 Who layeth the beams of his chambers in the waters; Who maketh the clouds his chariot; Who walketh upon the wings of the wind;
104:4 Who maketh winds his messengers; Flames of fire his ministers;
104:5 Who laid the foundations of the earth, That it should not be moved for ever.
104:6 Thou coveredst it with the deep as with a vesture; The waters stood above the mountains.
104:7 At thy rebuke they fled; At the voice of thy thunder they hasted away
104:8 (The mountains rose, the valleys sank down) Unto the place which thou hadst founded for them.
104:9 Thou hast set a bound that they may not pass over; That they turn not again to cover the earth.
104:10 He sendeth forth springs into the valleys; They run among the mountains;
104:11 They give drink to every beast of the field; The wild asses quench their thirst.
104:12 By them the birds of the heavens have their habitation; They sing among the branches.
104:13 He watereth the mountains from his chambers: The earth is filled with the fruit of thy works.
104:14 He causeth the grass to grow for the cattle, And herb for the service of man; That he may bring forth food out of the earth,
104:15 And wine that maketh glad the heart of man, `And' oil to make his face to shine, And bread that strengtheneth man's heart.
104:16 The trees of Jehovah are filled `with moisture', The cedars of Lebanon, which he hath planted;
104:17 Where the birds make their nests: As for the stork, the fir-trees are her house.
104:18 The high mountains are for the wild goats; The rocks are a refuge for the conies.
104:19 He appointed the moon for seasons: The sun knoweth his going down.
104:20 Thou makest darkness, and it is night, Wherein all the beasts of the forest creep forth.
104:21 The young lions roar after their prey, And seek their food from God.
104:22 The sun ariseth, they get them away, And lay them down in their dens.
104:23 Man goeth forth unto his work And to his labor until the evening.
104:24 O Jehovah, how manifold are thy works! In wisdom hast thou made them all: The earth is full of thy riches.
104:25 Yonder is the sea, great and wide, Wherein are things creeping innumerable, Both small and great beasts.
104:26 There go the ships; There is leviathan, whom thou hast formed to play therein.
104:27 These wait all for thee, That thou mayest give them their food in due season.
104:28 Thou givest unto them, they gather; Thou openest thy hand, they are satisfied with good.
104:29 Thou hidest thy face, they are troubled; Thou takest away their breath, they die, And return to their dust.
104:30 Thou sendest forth thy Spirit, they are created; And thou renewest the face of the ground.
104:31 Let the glory of Jehovah endure for ever; Let Jehovah rejoice in his works:
104:32 Who looketh on the earth, and it trembleth; He toucheth the mountains, and they smoke.
104:33 I will sing unto Jehovah as long as I live: I will sing praise to my God while I have any being.
104:34 Let thy meditation be sweet unto him: I will rejoice in Jehovah.
104:35 Let sinners be consumed out of the earth. And let the wicked be no more. Bless Jehovah, O my soul. Praise ye Jehovah.