God is great!
Lord, my God, you are very great!
You rule with authority as a great king.
like the clothes that you wear.
You have put the skies as a roof over the earth.
on the clouds of rain.
The clouds carry you as you travel,
and you ride on the wind.
on its strong
Nothing will ever
like a coat.
The water covered the tops of the mountains.
the water went back.
It ran away,
when you shouted like
and it went down into the valleys.
It went to stay in the place that you had chosen for it.
so that it could not cross.
Never again will the water cover the earth.
to pour along the valleys.
Streams of water run between the hills.
They sing from the branches of the trees.
from your home above the sky.
You cause many fruits to grow on the earth.
In that way, people get food from the ground.
which makes them happy.
which makes their faces shine.
which makes them strong.
They are the
that he planted in Lebanon.
to tell us the months and seasons.
The sun also knows the right time for sunset.
so that the forest animals come out.
while they look for animals to kill.
They look for the food that God gives to them.
and they lie down to rest.
They work at their jobs until it is evening.
You were very
The earth is full of the living things
that you have made.
It is full of living things,
that are both large and small.
They are more than anyone can count.
You made the
to swim and to play in the sea.
to give them their food when they need it.
You open your hand to feed them,
and they have plenty of good things.
they become very afraid.
When you take away their
they die and they return to the
it receives life.
In that way, you bring new life to the earth.
will continue for ever!
I pray that the Lord will be happy
with everything that he has made!
When he touches the mountains,
they pour out smoke!
I will always sing songs to
for as long as I live.
I will be happy,
because of what the Lord has done.
May they disappear for ever!
I say to myself, ‘Praise the Lord!