"Give ear, 1O heavens, and I will speak, and let 2the earth hear the words of my mouth.
May 3my teaching drop as the rain, my speech distill as the dew, like gentle rain upon the tender grass, and 4like showers upon the herb.
For I will proclaim the name of the LORD; ascribe 5greatness to our God!
46"The Rock, 7his work is perfect, for 8all his ways are justice. A God of faithfulness and 9without iniquity, just and upright is he.
They have dealt corruptly with him; they are no longer his children 10because they are blemished; they are 11a crooked and twisted generation.
Do you thus repay the LORD, you foolish and senseless people? Is not he 12your father, who 13created you, who 14made you and established you?
715Remember the days of old; consider the years of many generations; 16ask your father, and he will show you, your elders, and they will tell you.
When the Most High 17gave to the nations their inheritance, when he 18divided mankind, he fixed the bordersa of the peoples according to the number of the sons of God.b9
But the LORD's portion is his people, Jacob his allotted heritage.