Psalms Chapter 149 Bible in Basic English

Psalms 149:1

Let the Lord be praised. Make a new song to the Lord, let his praise be in the meeting of his saints.

Psalms 149:2

Let Israel have joy in his maker; let the children of Zion be glad in their King.

Psalms 149:3

Let them give praise to his name in the dance: let them make melody to him with instruments of brass and corded instruments of music.

Psalms 149:4

For the Lord has pleasure in his people: he gives the poor in spirit a crown of salvation.

Psalms 149:5

Let the saints have joy and glory: let them give cries of joy on their beds.

Psalms 149:6

Let the high praises of God be in their mouths, and a two-edged sword in their hands;

Psalms 149:7

To give the nations the reward of their sins, and the peoples their punishment;

Psalms 149:8

To put their kings in chains, and their rulers in bands of iron;

Psalms 149:9

To give them the punishment which is in the holy writings: this honour is given to all his saints. Praise be to the Lord.