Psalm 105 GNT

1 Give thanks to the Lord, proclaim his greatness; tell the nations what he has done.
2 Sing praise to the Lord; tell the wonderful things he has done.
3 Be glad that we belong to him; let all who worship him rejoice.
4 Go to the Lord for help; and worship him continually.
5 You descendants of Abraham, his servant; you descendants of Jacob, the man he chose: remember the miracles that God performed and the judgments that he gave.
7 The Lord is our God; his commands are for all the world.
8 He will keep his covenant forever, his promises for a thousand generations.
9 He will keep the agreement he made with Abraham 1 and his promise to Isaac.

References for Psalms 105:9

    • 114 105:9 - 105.9 a Gn 12.7; 17.8; b Gn 26.3.
      10 The Lord made a covenant with Jacob, 2 one that will last forever.

      References for Psalms 105:10

        • 115 105:10 - 105.10, 11 Gn 28.13.
          11 "I will give you the land of Canaan," he said. "It will be your own possession."
          12 God's people were few in number, strangers in the land of Canaan.
          13 They wandered from country to country, from one kingdom to another.
          14 But God let no one oppress them; 3 to protect them, he warned the kings:

          References for Psalms 105:14

            • 116 105:14 - 105.14, 15 Gn 20.3-7.
              15 "Don't harm my chosen servants; do not touch my prophets."
              16 The Lord sent famine to their country 4 and took away all their food.

              References for Psalms 105:16

                • 117 105:16 - 105.16 Gn 41.53-57.
                  17 But he sent a man ahead of them, 5 Joseph, who had been sold as a slave.

                  References for Psalms 105:17

                    • 118 105:17 - 105.17 Gn 37.28; 45.5.
                      18 His feet were kept in chains, 6 and an iron collar was around his neck,

                      References for Psalms 105:18

                        • 119 105:18 - 105.18, 19 Gn 39.20--40.23.
                          19 until what he had predicted came true. The word of the Lord proved him right.
                          20 Then the king of Egypt had him released; 7 the ruler of nations set him free.

                          References for Psalms 105:20

                            • 120 105:20 - 105.20 Gn 41.14.
                              21 He put him in charge of his government 8 and made him ruler over all the land,

                              References for Psalms 105:21

                                • 121 105:21 - 105.21 Gn 41.39-41.
                                  22 with power over the king's officials and authority to instruct his advisers.
                                  23 Then Jacob went to Egypt 9 and settled in that country.

                                  References for Psalms 105:23

                                    • 122 105:23 - 105.23 a Gn 46.6; b Gn 47.11.
                                      24 The Lord gave many children to his people 10 and made them stronger than their enemies.

                                      References for Psalms 105:24

                                        • 123 105:24 - 105.24, 25 Ex 1.7-14.
                                          25 He made the Egyptians hate his people and treat his servants with deceit.
                                          26 Then he sent his servant Moses, 11 and Aaron, whom he had chosen.

                                          References for Psalms 105:26

                                            • 124 105:26 - 105.26 Ex 3.1--4.17.
                                              27 They did God's mighty acts and performed miracles in Egypt.
                                              28 God sent darkness on the country, 12 but the Egyptians did not obey a his command.

                                              References for Psalms 105:28

                                                • 125 105:28 - 105.28 Ex 10.21-23.
                                                • Ç 105:28 - [Some ancient translations] did not obey; [Hebrew] obeyed.
                                                  29 He turned their rivers into blood 13 and killed all their fish.

                                                  References for Psalms 105:29

                                                    • 126 105:29 - 105.29 Ex 7.17-21.
                                                      30 Their country was overrun with frogs; 14 even the palace was filled with them.

                                                      References for Psalms 105:30

                                                        • 127 105:30 - 105.30 Ex 8.1-6.
                                                          31 God commanded, and flies and gnats 15 swarmed throughout the whole country.

                                                          References for Psalms 105:31

                                                            • 128 105:31 - 105.31 a Ex 8.20-24; b Ex 8.16, 17.
                                                              32 He sent hail and lightning on their land 16 instead of rain;

                                                              References for Psalms 105:32

                                                                • 129 105:32 - 105.32, 33 Ex 9.22-25.
                                                                  33 he destroyed their grapevines and fig trees and broke down all the trees.
                                                                  34 He commanded, and the locusts came, 17 countless millions of them;

                                                                  References for Psalms 105:34

                                                                    • 130 105:34 - 105.34, 35 Ex 10.12-15.
                                                                      35 they ate all the plants in the land; they ate all the crops.
                                                                      36 He killed the first-born sons 18 of all the families of Egypt.

                                                                      References for Psalms 105:36

                                                                        • 131 105:36 - 105.36 Ex 12.29.
                                                                          37 Then he led the Israelites out; 19 they carried silver and gold, and all of them were healthy and strong.

                                                                          References for Psalms 105:37

                                                                            • 132 105:37 - 105.37, 38 Ex 12.33-36.
                                                                              38 The Egyptians were afraid of them and were glad when they left.
                                                                              39 God put a cloud over his people 20 and a fire at night to give them light.

                                                                              References for Psalms 105:39

                                                                                • 133 105:39 - 105.39 Ex 13.21, 22.
                                                                                  40 They b asked, and he sent quails; 21 he gave them food from heaven to satisfy them.

                                                                                  References for Psalms 105:40

                                                                                    • 134 105:40 - 105.40 Ex 16.2-15.
                                                                                    • È 105:40 - [Some ancient translations] They; [Hebrew] He.
                                                                                      41 He opened a rock, and water gushed out, 22 flowing through the desert like a river.

                                                                                      References for Psalms 105:41

                                                                                        • 135 105:41 - 105.41 Ex 17.1-7; Nu 20.2-13.
                                                                                          42 He remembered his sacred promise to Abraham his servant.
                                                                                          43 So he led his chosen people out, and they sang and shouted for joy.
                                                                                          44 He gave them the lands of other peoples 23 and let them take over their fields,

                                                                                          References for Psalms 105:44

                                                                                            • 136 105:44 - 105.44 Js 11.16-23.
                                                                                              45 so that his people would obey his laws and keep all his commands. Praise the Lord!