Psalm 107 ESV

Let the Redeemed of the Lord Say So

1 1Oh give thanks to the LORD, 2for he is good, for his steadfast love endures forever!

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2 Let 3the redeemed of the LORD say so, whom he has 4redeemed from troublea

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    • Ħ 107:2 - Or from the hand of the foe
      3 and 5gathered in from the lands, from the east and from the west, from the north and from the south.

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      4 Some 6wandered in desert wastes, finding no way 7to a city to dwell in;

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          5 hungry and thirsty, their soul 8fainted within them.

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          6 Then they 9cried to the LORD in their trouble, and he delivered them from their distress.

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              7 He led them by 10a straight way till they reached 11a city to dwell in.

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                  8 12Let them thank the LORD for his steadfast love, for his wondrous works to the children of man!

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                    • 3136 107:8 - ver. 15, 21, 31
                      9 For he 13satisfies the longing soul, 14and the hungry soul he fills with good things.

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                      10 15Some sat in darkness and in 16the shadow of death, prisoners in 17affliction and in irons,

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                          11 for they 18had rebelled against the words of God, and 19spurned the counsel of the Most High.

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                          12 So he bowed their hearts down with hard labor; they fell down, 20with none to help.

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                          13 21Then they cried to the LORD in their trouble, and he delivered them from their distress.

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                            • 3145 107:13 - ver. 6, 19, 28
                              14 He brought them out of 22darkness and the shadow of death, and 23burst their bonds apart.

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                                  15 24Let them thank the LORD for his steadfast love, for his wondrous works to the children of man!

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                                    • 3148 107:15 - ver. 8, 21, 31
                                      16 For he 25shatters the doors of bronze and cuts in two the bars of iron.

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                                      17 Some were 26fools through their sinful ways, and because of their iniquities suffered affliction;

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                                      18 27they loathed any kind of food, and they 28drew near to 29the gates of death.

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                                      19 30Then they cried to the LORD in their trouble, and he delivered them from their distress.

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                                        • 3154 107:19 - ver. 6, 13, 28
                                          20 He 31sent out his word and 32healed them, and 33delivered them from their destruction.

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                                          21 34Let them thank the LORD for his steadfast love, for his wondrous works to the children of man!

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                                            • 3158 107:21 - ver. 8, 15, 31
                                              22 And let them 35offer sacrifices of thanksgiving, and 36tell of his deeds in 37songs of joy!

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                                              23 Some 38went down to the sea in ships, doing business on the great waters;

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                                              24 they saw the deeds of the LORD, his wondrous works in the deep.
                                              25 For he 39commanded and 40raised the stormy wind, which lifted up the waves of the sea.

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                                              26 They mounted up to heaven; they went down to the depths; their courage 41melted away in their evil plight;

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                                              27 they reeled and 42staggered like drunken men and 43were at their wits' end.b

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                                                • ħ 107:27 - Hebrew and all their wisdom was swallowed up
                                                  28 44Then they cried to the LORD in their trouble, and he delivered them from their distress.

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                                                    • 3168 107:28 - ver. 6, 13, 19
                                                      29 He 45made the storm be still, and the waves of the sea were hushed.

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                                                      30 Then they were glad that the watersc were quiet, and he brought them to their desired haven.

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                                                          31 46Let them thank the LORD for his steadfast love, for his wondrous works to the children of man!

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                                                            • 3170 107:31 - ver. 8, 15, 21
                                                              32 Let them 47extol him in 48the congregation of the people, and praise him in the assembly of the elders.

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                                                              33 He 49turns rivers into a desert, springs of water into thirsty ground,

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                                                              34 50a fruitful land into a salty waste, because of the evil of its inhabitants.

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                                                              35 He 51turns a desert into pools of water, 52a parched land into springs of water.

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                                                              36 And there he lets the hungry dwell, and they establish 53a city to live in;

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                                                                  37 they sow fields and plant vineyards and get a fruitful yield.
                                                                  38 54By his blessing they multiply greatly, and he does not let their livestock diminish.

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                                                                  39 When they are diminished and brought low through oppression, evil, and sorrow,
                                                                  40 55he pours contempt on princes and 56makes them wander 57in trackless wastes;

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                                                                  41 but 58he raises up the needy out of affliction and 59makes their families like flocks.

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                                                                  42 60The upright see it and are glad, and 61all wickedness shuts its mouth.

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                                                                  43 62Whoever is wise, let him attend to these things; let them consider the steadfast love of the LORD.

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