5You set the earth on its foundations,
so that it should never be shaken.
6You covered it with the deep as with a garment;
the waters stood above the mountains.
7At your rebuke they fled;
at the sound of your thunder they took to flight.
8The mountains rose,
the valleys sank down
to the place which you appointed for them.
9You set a bound which they should not pass,
so that they might not again cover the earth.
10You make springs gush forth in the valleys;
they flow between the hills,
11they give drink to every beast of the field;
the wild asses quench their thirst.
12By them the birds of the air have their habitation;
they sing among the branches.
13From your lofty abode you water the mountains;
the earth is satisfied with the fruit of your work.
14You cause the grass to grow for the cattle,
and plants for man to cultivate,
that he may bring forth food from the earth,
15and wine to gladden the heart of man,
oil to make his face shine,
and bread to strengthen man's heart.
16The trees of Yahweh are watered abundantly,
the cedars of Lebanon which he planted.
17In them the birds build their nests;
the stork has her home in the fir trees.
18The high mountains are for the wild goats;
the rocks are a refuge for the badgers.
19You have made the moon to mark the seasons;
the sun knows its time for setting.
20You make darkness, and it is night,
when all the beasts of the forest creep forth.
21The young lions roar for their prey,
seeking their food from God.
22When the sun rises,
they get them away and lie down in their dens.
23Man goes forth to his work
and to his labour until the evening.
24 O Yahweh, how manifold are your works!
In wisdom have you made them all;
the earth is full of your creatures.
25Yonder is the sea, great and wide,
which teems with things innumerable,
living things both small and great.
26There go the ships, and Leviathan
which you made to sport in it.
27These all look to you,
to give them their food in due season.
28When you give to them, they gather it up;
when you open your hand, they are filled with good things.
29When you hide your face, they are dismayed;
when you take away their breath, they die and return to their dust.
30When you send forth your Spirit, they are created;
and you renew the face of the ground.
31May the glory of Yahweh endure for ever,
may Yahweh rejoice in his works,
32who looks on the earth and it trembles,
who touches the mountains and they smoke!
33I will sing to Yahweh as long as I live;
I will sing praise to my God while I have being.
34May my meditation be pleasing to him,
for I rejoice in Yahweh.
35Let sinners be consumed from the earth,
and let the wicked be no more!
Bless Yahweh, O my soul!
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