Here are some great verses to memorize from the Psalms:
Psalm 1:1. Blessed is the man who doesn’t walk in the counsel of the wicked, nor stand on the path of sinners, nor sit in the seat of scoffers;
Psalm 1:2. but his delight is in the LORD’s law. On his Torah he meditates day and night.
Psalm 1:3. He will be like a tree planted by the streams of water, that produces its fruit in its season, whose leaf also does not wither. Whatever he does shall prosper.
Psalm 1:4. The wicked are not so, but are like the chaff which the wind drives away.
Psalm 1:5. Therefore the wicked shall not stand in the judgment, nor sinners in the congregation of the righteous.
Psalm 1:6. For the LORD knows the way of the righteous, but the way of the wicked shall perish.
Psalm 2:8. Ask of me, and I will give the nations for your inheritance, the uttermost parts of the earth for your possession.
Psalm 5:12. For you will bless the righteous. LORD, you will surround him with favor as with a shield.
Psalm 12:6. the LORD’s words are flawless words, as silver refined in a clay furnace, purified seven times.
Psalm 15:1. LORD, who shall dwell in your sanctuary? Who shall live on your holy hill?
Psalm 15:2. He who walks blamelessly and does what is right, and speaks truth in his heart;
Psalm 15:3. he who doesn’t slander with his tongue, nor does evil to his friend, nor casts slurs against his fellow man;
Psalm 15:4. in whose eyes a vile man is despised, but who honors those who fear the LORD; he who keeps an oath even when it hurts, and doesn’t change;
Psalm 15:5. he who doesn’t lend out his money for usury, nor take a bribe against the innocent. He who does these things shall never be shaken.
Psalm 16:2. My soul, you have said to the LORD, “You are my Lord. Apart from you I have no good thing.”
Psalm 16:8. I have set the LORD always before me. Because he is at my right hand, I shall not be moved.
Psalm 16:11. You will show me the path of life. In your presence is fullness of joy. In your right hand there are pleasures forever more.
Psalm 18:1. I love you, LORD, my strength.
Psalm 18:2. The LORD is my rock, my fortress, and my deliverer; my God, my rock, in whom I take refuge; my shield, and the horn of my salvation, my high tower.
Psalm 18:3. I call on the LORD, who is worthy to be praised; and I am saved from my enemies.
Psalm 18:27. For you will save the afflicted people, but the arrogant eyes you will bring down.
Psalm 18:33. He makes my feet like deer’s feet, and sets me on my high places.
Psalm 19:7. The LORD’s law is perfect, restoring the soul. The LORD’s covenant is sure, making wise the simple.
Psalm 19:8. The LORD’s precepts are right, rejoicing the heart. The LORD’s commandment is pure, enlightening the eyes.
Psalm 20:7. Some trust in chariots, and some in horses, but we trust in the name of the LORD our God.
Psalm 23:1. The LORD is my shepherd: I shall lack nothing.
Psalm 23:2. He makes me lie down in green pastures. He leads me beside still waters.
Psalm 23:3. He restores my soul. He guides me in the paths of righteousness for his name’s sake.
Psalm 23:4. Even though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I will fear no evil, for you are with me. Your rod and your staff, they comfort me.
Psalm 23:5. You prepare a table before me in the presence of my enemies. You anoint my head with oil. My cup runs over.
Psalm 23:6. Surely goodness and loving kindness shall follow me all the days of my life, and I will dwell in the LORD’s house forever.
Psalm 27:1. The LORD is my light and my salvation. Whom shall I fear? The LORD is the strength of my life. Of whom shall I be afraid?
Psalm 27:4. One thing I have asked of the LORD, that I will seek after: that I may dwell in the LORD’s house all the days of my life, to see the LORD’s beauty, and to inquire in his temple.
Psalm 27:10. When my father and my mother forsake me, then the LORD will take me up.
Psalm 29:11. The LORD will give strength to his people. The LORD will bless his people with peace.
Psalm 32:8. I will instruct you and teach you in the way which you shall go. I will counsel you with my eye on you.
Psalm 33:18. Behold, the LORD’s eye is on those who fear him, on those who hope in his loving kindness;
Psalm 36:5. Your loving kindness, LORD, is in the heavens. Your faithfulness reaches to the skies.
Psalm 36:7. How precious is your loving kindness, God! The children of men take refuge under the shadow of your wings.
Psalm 37:4. Also delight yourself in the LORD, and he will give you the desires of your heart.
Psalm 37:21. The wicked borrow, and don’t pay back, but the righteous give generously.
Psalm 37:25. I have been young, and now am old, yet I have not seen the righteous forsaken, nor his children begging for bread.
Psalm 37:26. All day long he deals graciously, and lends. His offspring is blessed.
Psalm 37:31. The law of his God is in his heart. None of his steps shall slide.
Psalm 39:3a. My heart was hot within me. While I meditated, the fire burned.
Psalm 40:2. He brought me up also out of a horrible pit, out of the miry clay. He set my feet on a rock, and gave me a firm place to stand.
Psalm 40:3. He has put a new song in my mouth, even praise to our God. Many shall see it, and fear, and shall trust in the LORD.
Psalm 42:1. As the deer pants for the water brooks, so my soul pants after you, God.
Psalm 42:2. My soul thirsts for God, for the living God. When shall I come and appear before God?
Psalm 42:8. the LORD will command his loving kindness in the daytime. In the night his song shall be with me: a prayer to the God of my life.
Psalm 46:10. Be still, and know that I am God. I will be exalted among the nations. I will be exalted in the earth.
Psalm 49:8. For the redemption of their life is costly, no payment is ever enough,
Psalm 51:10. Create in me a clean heart, O God. Renew a right spirit within me.
Psalm 51:11. Don’t throw me from your presence, and don’t take your holy Spirit from me.
Psalm 51:12. Restore to me the joy of your salvation. Uphold me with a willing spirit.
Psalm 51:15. Lord, open my lips. My mouth shall declare your praise.
Psalm 55:6. I said, “Oh that I had wings like a dove! Then I would fly away, and be at rest.
Psalm 55:22. Cast your burden on the LORD, and he will sustain you. He will never allow the righteous to be moved.
Psalm 56:11. I have put my trust in God. I will not be afraid. What can man do to me?
Psalm 57:7. My heart is steadfast, God, my heart is steadfast. I will sing, yes, I will sing praises.
Psalm 62:1. My soul rests in God alone. My salvation is from him.
Psalm 63:1. God, you are my God. I will earnestly seek you. My soul thirsts for you. My flesh longs for you, in a dry and weary land, where there is no water.
Psalm 63:2. So I have seen you in the sanctuary, watching your power and your glory.
Psalm 63:3. Because your loving kindness is better than life, my lips shall praise you.
Psalm 63:4. So I will bless you while I live. I will lift up my hands in your name.
Psalm 63:5. My soul shall be satisfied as with the richest food. My mouth shall praise you with joyful lips,
Psalm 63:6. when I remember you on my bed, and think about you in the night watches.
Psalm 63:7. For you have been my help. I will rejoice in the shadow of your wings.
Psalm 63:8. My soul stays close to you. Your right hand holds me up.
Psalm 65:4. Blessed is the one whom you choose, and cause to come near, that he may live in your courts. We will be filled with the goodness of your house, your holy temple.
Psalm 65:5. By awesome deeds of righteousness, you answer us, God of our salvation. You who are the hope of all the ends of the earth, of those who are far away on the sea.
Psalm 73:25. Whom do I have in heaven? There is no one on earth whom I desire besides you.
Psalm 73:28. But it is good for me to come close to God. I have made the Lord the LORD my refuge, that I may tell of all your works.
Psalm 82:3. Defend the weak, the poor, and the fatherless. Maintain the rights of the poor and oppressed.
Psalm 84:1. How lovely are your dwellings, LORD of Hosts!
Psalm 84:2. My soul longs, and even faints for the courts of the LORD. My heart and my flesh cry out for the living God.
Psalm 84:3. Yes, the sparrow has found a home, and the swallow a nest for herself, where she may have her young, near your altars, LORD of Hosts, my King, and my God.
Psalm 84:4. Blessed are those who dwell in your house. They are always praising you. Selah.
Psalm 84:5. Blessed are those whose strength is in you; who have set their hearts on a pilgrimage.
Psalm 84:6. Passing through the valley of Weeping, they make it a place of springs. Yes, the autumn rain covers it with blessings.
Psalm 84:7. They go from strength to strength. Everyone of them appears before God in Zion.
Psalm 84:8. LORD, God of Hosts, hear my prayer. Listen, God of Jacob. Selah.
Psalm 84:9. Behold, God our shield, look at the face of your anointed.
Psalm 84:10. For a day in your courts is better than a thousand. I would rather be a doorkeeper in the house of my God, than to dwell in the tents of wickedness.
Psalm 84:11. For the LORD God is a sun and a shield. The LORD will give grace and glory. He withholds no good thing from those who walk blamelessly.
Psalm 84:12. LORD of Hosts, blessed is the man who trusts in you.
Psalm 90:4. For a thousand years in your sight are just like yesterday when it is past, like a watch in the night.
Psalm 91:14. Because he clings to me I will deliver him; because he knows my name I will set him on high. (NABRE translation)
Psalm 94:18. When I said, “My foot is slipping!” Your loving kindness, LORD, held me up.
Psalm 94:19. In the multitude of my thoughts within me, your comforts delight my soul.
Psalm 95:1. Oh come, let’s sing to the LORD. Let’s shout aloud to the rock of our salvation!
Psalm 95:2. Let’s come before his presence with thanksgiving. Let’s extol him with songs!
Psalm 95:3. For the LORD is a great God, a great King above all gods.
Psalm 95:4. In his hand are the deep places of the earth. The heights of the mountains are also his.
Psalm 95:5. The sea is his, and he made it. His hands formed the dry land.
Psalm 95:6. Oh come, let’s worship and bow down. Let’s kneel before the LORD, our Maker,
Psalm 95:7. for he is our God. We are the people of his pasture, and the sheep in his care. Today, oh that you would hear his voice!
Psalm 95:8. Don’t harden your heart, as at Meribah, as in the day of Massah in the wilderness,
Psalm 95:9. when your fathers tempted me, tested me, and saw my work.
Psalm 95:10. Forty long years I was grieved with that generation, and said, “It is a people that errs in their heart. They have not known my ways.”
Psalm 95:11. Therefore I swore in my wrath, “They won’t enter into my rest.”
Psalm 96:1. Sing to the LORD a new song! Sing to the LORD, all the earth.
Psalm 96:2. Sing to the LORD! Bless his name! Proclaim his salvation from day to day!
Psalm 96:3. Declare his glory among the nations, his marvelous works among all the peoples.
Psalm 96:4. For great is the LORD, and greatly to be praised! He is to be feared above all gods.
Psalm 96:5. For all the gods of the peoples are idols, but the LORD made the heavens.
Psalm 96:6. Honor and majesty are before him. Strength and beauty are in his sanctuary.
Psalm 96:7. Ascribe to the LORD, you families of nations, ascribe to the LORD glory and strength.
Psalm 96:8. Ascribe to the LORD the glory due to his name. Bring an offering, and come into his courts.
Psalm 96:9. Worship the LORD in holy array. Tremble before him, all the earth.
Psalm 96:10. Say among the nations, “The LORD reigns.” The world is also established. It can’t be moved. He will judge the peoples with equity.
Psalm 96:11. Let the heavens be glad, and let the earth rejoice. Let the sea roar, and its fullness!
Psalm 96:12. Let the field and all that is in it exult! Then all the trees of the woods shall sing for joy
Psalm 96:13. before the LORD; for he comes, for he comes to judge the earth. He will judge the world with righteousness, the peoples with his truth.
Psalm 97:1. The LORD reigns! Let the earth rejoice! Let the multitude of islands be glad!
Psalm 97:2. Clouds and darkness are around him. Righteousness and justice are the foundation of his throne.
Psalm 97:3. A fire goes before him, and burns up his adversaries on every side.
Psalm 97:4. His lightning lights up the world. The earth sees, and trembles.
Psalm 97:5. The mountains melt like wax at the presence of the LORD, at the presence of the Lord of the whole earth.
Psalm 97:6. The heavens declare his righteousness. All the peoples have seen his glory.
Psalm 97:7. Let all them be shamed who serve engraved images, who boast in their idols. Worship him, all you gods!
Psalm 97:8. Zion heard and was glad. The daughters of Judah rejoiced, because of your judgments, LORD.
Psalm 97:9. For you, LORD, are most high above all the earth. You are exalted far above all gods.
Psalm 97:10. You who love the LORD, hate evil. He preserves the souls of his holy ones. He delivers them out of the hand of the wicked.
Psalm 97:11. Light is sown for the righteous, and gladness for the upright in heart.
Psalm 97:12. Be glad in the LORD, you righteous people! Give thanks to his holy Name.
Psalm 102:13. You will arise and have mercy on Zion; for it is time to have pity on her. Yes, the set time has come.
Psalm 103:1. Praise the LORD, my soul! All that is within me, praise his holy name!
Psalm 103:2. Praise the LORD, my soul, and don’t forget all his benefits;
Psalm 103:3. who forgives all your sins; who heals all your diseases;
Psalm 103:4. who redeems your life from destruction; who crowns you with loving kindness and tender mercies;
Psalm 103:5. who satisfies your desire with good things,so that your youth is renewed like the eagle’s.
Psalm 103:6. The LORD executes righteous acts, and justice for all who are oppressed.
Psalm 103:7. He made known his ways to Moses, his deeds to the children of Israel.
Psalm 103:8. The LORD is merciful and gracious, slow to anger, and abundant in loving kindness.
Psalm 103:9. He will not always accuse; neither will he stay angry forever.
Psalm 103:10. He has not dealt with us according to our sins, nor repaid us for our iniquities.
Psalm 103:11. For as the heavens are high above the earth, so great is his loving kindness toward those who fear him.
Psalm 103:12. As far as the east is from the west, so far has he removed our transgressions from us.
Psalm 103:13. Like a father has compassion on his children, so the LORD has compassion on those who fear him.
Psalm 103:14. For he knows how we are made.He remembers that we are dust.
Psalm 103:15. As for man, his days are like grass. As a flower of the field, so he flourishes.
Psalm 103:16. For the wind passes over it, and it is gone. Its place remembers it no more.
Psalm 103:17. But the LORD’s loving kindness is from everlasting to everlasting with those who fear him, his righteousness to children’s children;
Psalm 103:18. to those who keep his covenant, to those who remember to obey his precepts.
Psalm 103:19. The LORD has established his throne in the heavens. His kingdom rules over all.
Psalm 103:20. Praise the LORD, you angels of his, who are mighty in strength, who fulfill his word, obeying the voice of his word.
Psalm 103:21. Praise the LORD, all you armies of his, you servants of his, who do his pleasure.
Psalm 103:22. Praise the LORD, all you works of his, in all places of his dominion. Praise the LORD, my soul!
Psalm 104:27. The eyes of all look to you, to give them their food in due season. (ICEL translation)
Psalm 104:34b. I find my joy in the LORD. (ICEL translation)
Psalm 110:1. The LORD says to my Lord, “Sit at my right hand, until I make your enemies your footstool for your feet.”
Psalm 110:2. The LORD will send out the rod of your strength out of Zion. Rule among your enemies.
Psalm 110:3. Your people offer themselves willingly in the day of your power, in holy array. Out of the womb of the morning, you have the dew of your youth.
Psalm 110:4. The LORD has sworn, and will not change his mind: “You are a priest forever in the order of Melchizedek.”
Psalm 110:5. The Lord is at your right hand. He will crush kings in the day of his wrath.
Psalm 110:6. He will judge among the nations. He will heap up dead bodies. He will crush the ruler of the whole earth.
Psalm 110:7. He will drink of the brook on the way; therefore he will lift up his head.
Psalm 115:1. Not to us, LORD, not to us, but to your name give glory, for your loving kindness, and for your truth’s sake.
Psalm 116:1. I love the LORD, because he listens to my voice, and my cries for mercy.
Psalm 116:2. Because he has turned his ear to me, therefore I will call on him as long as I live.
Psalm 118:6. The LORD is on my side. I will not be afraid. What can man do to me?
Psalm 118:8. It is better to take refuge in the LORD, than to put confidence in man.
Psalm 118:9. It is better to take refuge in the LORD, than to put confidence in princes.
Psalm 119:9. How can a young man keep his way pure? By living according to your word.
Psalm 119:11. I have hidden your word in my heart, that I might not sin against you.
Psalm 119:103. How sweet are your promises to my taste, more than honey to my mouth!
Psalm 119:105. Your word is a lamp to my feet, and a light for my path.
Psalm 121:7. The LORD will keep you from all evil. He will keep your soul.
Psalm 131:2. Surely I have stilled and quieted my soul, like a weaned child with his mother, like a weaned child is my soul within me.
Psalm 138:2. I will bow down toward your holy temple, and give thanks to your Name for your loving kindness and for your truth; for you have exalted your Name and your Word above all.
Psalm 145:1. I will exalt you, my God, the King. I will praise your name forever and ever.
Psalm 145:2. Every day I will praise you. I will extol your name forever and ever.
Psalm 145:3. Great is the LORD, and greatly to be praised! His greatness is unsearchable.
Psalm 145:15. The eyes of all wait for you. You give them their food in due season.
Psalm 147:11. The LORD takes pleasure in those who fear him, in those who hope in his loving kindness.
Psalm 149:1. Praise the LORD! Sing to the LORD a new song, his praise in the assembly of the holy ones.
Psalm 149:2. Let Israel rejoice in him who made them. Let the children of Zion be joyful in their King.
Psalm 149:3. Let them praise his name in the dance! Let them sing praises to him with tambourine and harp!
Psalm 149:4. For the LORD takes pleasure in his people. He crowns the humble with salvation.
Psalm 149:5. Let the holy ones rejoice in honor. Let them sing for joy on their beds.
Psalm 149:6. May the high praises of God be in their mouths, and a two-edged sword in their hand;
Psalm 149:7. To execute vengeance on the nations, and punishments on the peoples;
Psalm 149:8. To bind their kings with chains, and their nobles with fetters of iron;
Psalm 149:9. to execute on them the written judgment. All his holy ones have this honor. Praise the LORD!
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