Psalms Chapter 33 Bible in Basic English

Psalms 33:1

Be glad in the Lord, O doers of righteousness; for praise is beautiful for the upright.

Psalms 33:2

Give praise to the Lord on the corded instrument; make melody to him with instruments of music.

Psalms 33:3

Make a new song to him; playing expertly with a loud noise.

Psalms 33:4

For the word of the Lord is upright, and all his works are certain.

Psalms 33:5

His delight is in righteousness and wisdom; the earth is full of the mercy of the Lord.

Psalms 33:6

By the word of the Lord were the heavens made; and all the army of heaven by the breath of his mouth.

Psalms 33:7

He makes the waters of the sea come together in a mass; he keeps the deep seas in store-houses.

Psalms 33:8

Let the earth be full of the fear of the Lord; let all the people of the world be in holy fear of him.

Psalms 33:9

For he gave the word, and it was done; by his order it was fixed for ever.

Psalms 33:10

The Lord undoes the designs of the nations; he makes the thoughts of the peoples without effect.

Psalms 33:11

The Lord's purpose is eternal, the designs of his heart go on through all the generations of man.

Psalms 33:12

Happy is the nation whose God is the Lord; and the people whom he has taken for his heritage.

Psalms 33:13

The Lord is looking down from heaven; he sees all the sons of men;

Psalms 33:14

From his house he keeps watch on all who are living on the earth;

Psalms 33:15

He makes all their hearts; their works are clear to him.

Psalms 33:16

A king's salvation is not in the power of his army; a strong man does not get free by his great strength.

Psalms 33:17

A horse is a false hope; his great power will not make any man free from danger.

Psalms 33:18

See, the eye of the Lord is on those in whose hearts is the fear of him, on those whose hope is in his mercy;

Psalms 33:19

To keep their souls from death; and to keep them living in time of need.

Psalms 33:20

Our souls are waiting for the Lord; he is our help and our salvation.

Psalms 33:21

For in him our hearts have joy; in his holy name is our hope.

Psalms 33:22

Let your mercy be on us, O Lord, as we are waiting for you.