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tEHILLIM FOR Livelihood


This is a recommended list when one is looking for work, or needs greater financial stability.

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tEHILLIM FOR Livelihood

Psalm 23

A song of David. The Lord is my shepherd; I shall not want.

He causes me to lie down in green pastures; He leads me beside still waters.

He restores my soul; He leads me in paths of righteousness for His name's sake.

Even when I walk in the valley of darkness, I will fear no evil for You are with me; Your rod and Your staff-they comfort me.

You set a table before me in the presence of my adversaries; You anointed my head with oil; my cup overflows.

May only goodness and kindness pursue me all the days of my life, and I will dwell in the house of the Lord for length of days.

Psalm 104

My soul, bless the Lord. My God, You are very great, You are attired with majesty and beauty.

[You] enwrap Yourself with light like a garment; [You] extend the heavens like a curtain.

Who roofs His upper chambers with water; Who makes clouds His chariot, which goes on the wings of the wind.

He makes winds His messengers, burning fire His ministers.

He founded the earth on its foundations that it not falter to eternity.

You covered the deep as [with] a garment; the waters stand on the mountains.

From Your rebuke they fled; from the sound of Your thunder they hastened away.

They ascended mountains, they descended into valleys to this place, which You had founded for them.

You set a boundary that they should not cross, that they should not return to cover the earth.

10 He sends the springs into the streams; they go between the mountains.

11They water every beast of the field; the wild donkeys quench their thirst.

12 Beside them the fowl of the heavens dwell; from between the branches they let out their voices.

13 He waters the mountains from His upper chambers; from the fruit of Your works the earth is sated.

14 He causes grass to sprout for the animals and vegetation for the work of man, to bring forth bread from the earth.

15 And wine, which cheers man's heart, to make the face shine from oil, and bread, which sustains man's heart.

16 The Lord's trees are sated, the cedars of Lebanon, which He planted.

17 Where birds nest; as for the stork-the high junipers are its home.

18 The lofty mountains for the ibexes; the rocks a shelter for the hyraxes.

19 He made the moon for the appointed seasons; the sun knows its setting.

20 You make darkness and it is night, in which every beast of the forest moves about.

21 The young lions roar for prey and to beg their food from God.

22 When the sun rises they gather in and couch in their dens.

23 Man goes out to his work, to his labor until evening.

24 How great are Your works, O Lord! You have made them all with wisdom; the earth is full of Your possessions!

25 This sea-great and wide; there are creeping things and innumerable beasts, both small and large.

26 There the ships go; You formed this leviathan with which to sport.

27  They all look to You with hope, to give their food in its time.

28 You give them that they may gather; You open Your hand that they may be sated with goodness.

29 You hide Your countenance and they are frightened; You gather in their spirit and they perish and return to their dust.

30 You will send forth Your spirit and they will be created, and You will renew the surface of the ground.

31 The glory of the Lord will be forever; the Lord will rejoice with His works.

32 He Who looks at the earth and it quakes; He touches the mountains and they emit smoke.

33 I shall sing to the Lord while I am alive; I shall sing praises to my God as long as I exist.

34 May my speech be pleasing to Him; I shall rejoice with the Lord.

35 Sinners will be destroyed from the earth and the wicked will be no more; my soul, bless the Lord. Hallelujah.

Psalm 128

A song of ascents. Praiseworthy is every man who fears the Lord, who walks in His ways.

If you eat the toil of your hands, you are praiseworthy, and it is good for you.

Your wife will be as a fruitful vine in the innermost parts of your house; your sons will be like olive shoots around your table.

Behold that so will a man who fears the Lord be blessed.

May the Lord bless you from Zion, and see the good of Jerusalem all the days of your life.

And may you see children [born] to your children, [and see] peace upon Israel.

Psalm 145

A praise of David. I shall exalt You, my God the King, and I shall bless Your name forever and ever.

Every day I shall bless You, and I shall praise Your name forever and ever.

The Lord is great and very much praised, and His greatness cannot be searched.

Generation to generation will praise Your works, and they will recite Your mighty deeds.

Of the majesty of the glory of Your splendor and the words of Your wonders I shall speak.

And the strength of Your awesome deeds they will tell, and Your greatness I shall sing.

Of the remembrance of Your abundant goodness they will speak, and of Your righteousness they will sing.

The Lord is gracious and compassionate, slow to anger and of great kindness.

The Lord is good to all, and His mercies are on all His works.

10 All Your works will thank You, O Lord, and Your pious ones will bless You.

11 They will tell the glory of Your kingdom, and they will speak of Your might.

12 To make known to the children of men His mighty deeds and the glory of the majesty of His kingdom.

13 Your kingdom is a kingdom of all times, and Your ruling is in every generation.

14 The Lord supports all those who fall and straightens all who are bent down.

15 Everyone's eyes look to You with hope, and You give them their food in its time.

16 You open Your hand and satisfy every living thing [with] its desire.

17 The Lord is righteous in all His ways and kind in all His deeds.

18 The Lord is near to all who call Him, to all who call Him with sincerity.

19 He does the will of those who fear Him, and He hears their cry and saves them.

20 The Lord guards all who love Him, and He destroys all the wicked.

21 My mouth will speak the praise of the Lord, and all flesh will bless His holy name forever and ever.

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