R.) My soul, give praise to the Lord.
I will praise the Lord all my days, make music to my God while I live. (R.)
He is happy who is l helped by Jacob’s God, whose hope is in the Lord his God, who alone made heaven and earth, the seas and all they contain. (R.)
It is he who keeps faith for ever, who is just to those who are oppressed. It is he who gives bread to the hungry, the Lord, who sets prisoners free. (R.)
It is the Lord who gives sight to the blind, who raises up those who are bowed down, the Lord, who protects the stranger and upholds the widow and orphan. (R.)