1  Alleluia.
      I will give thanks to the Lord with my whole heart, ♦︎
   in the company of the faithful and in the congregation.
2  The works of the Lord are great, ♦︎
   sought out by all who delight in them.
3  His work is full of majesty and honour ♦︎
   and his righteousness endures for ever.
4  He appointed a memorial for his marvellous deeds; ♦︎
   the Lord is gracious and full of compassion.
5  He gave food to those who feared him; ♦︎
   he is ever mindful of his covenant.
6  He showed his people the power of his works ♦︎
   in giving them the heritage of the nations.
7  The works of his hands are truth and justice; ♦︎
   all his commandments are sure.
8  They stand fast for ever and ever; ♦︎
   they are done in truth and equity.
9  He sent redemption to his people;
      he commanded his covenant for ever; ♦︎
   holy and awesome is his name.
10  The fear of the Lord is the beginning of wisdom;
      a good understanding have those who live by it; ♦︎
   his praise endures for ever.

1  Alleluia.
      Blessed are those who fear the Lord ♦︎
   and have great delight in his commandments.
2  Their descendants will be mighty in the land, ♦︎
   a generation of the faithful that will be blest.
3  Wealth and riches will be in their house, ♦︎
   and their righteousness endures for ever.
4  Light shines in the darkness for the upright; ♦︎
   gracious and full of compassion are the righteous.
5  It goes well with those who are generous in lending ♦︎
   and order their affairs with justice,
6  For they will never be shaken; ♦︎
   the righteous will be held in everlasting remembrance.
7  They will not be afraid of any evil tidings; ♦︎
   their heart is steadfast, trusting in the Lord.
8  Their heart is sustained and will not fear, ♦︎
   until they see the downfall of their foes.
9  They have given freely to the poor;
      their righteousness stands fast for ever; ♦︎
   their head will be exalted with honour.
10  The wicked shall see it and be angry;
      they shall gnash their teeth in despair; ♦︎
   the desire of the wicked shall perish.

1  O praise the Lord, all you nations; ♦︎
   praise him, all you peoples.
2  For great is his steadfast love towards us, ♦︎
   and the faithfulness of the Lord endures for ever.
      Alleluia.