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Psalm 147:18-20 Expanded Bible (EXB)

18 Then he ·gives a command [L sends forth his word], and it melts.
    He sends the breezes, and the waters flow.

19 He ·gave [announced] his word to Jacob [C another name for Israel],
    his laws [statutes; requirements; ordinances] and ·demands [judgments] to Israel [Ex. 19–24].
20 He didn’t do this for ·any other [L all the] nation.
    They don’t know his ·laws [judgments].

Praise the Lord!

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Psalm 147:18-20 New International Version (NIV)

18 He sends his word and melts them;
    he stirs up his breezes, and the waters flow.

19 He has revealed his word to Jacob,
    his laws and decrees to Israel.
20 He has done this for no other nation;
    they do not know his laws.[a]

Praise the Lord.


  1. Psalm 147:20 Masoretic Text; Dead Sea Scrolls and Septuagint nation; / he has not made his laws known to them
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