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Psalm 105 GW/NIV - Online Parallel Bible

 
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1 Give thanks to the LORD. Call on him. Make known among the nations what he has done. 1 Give thanks to the LORD, call on his name; make known among the nations what he has done.
2 Sing to him. Make music to praise him. Meditate on all the miracles he has performed. 2 Sing to him, sing praise to him; tell of all his wonderful acts.
3 Brag about his holy name. Let the hearts of those who seek the LORD rejoice. 3 Glory in his holy name; let the hearts of those who seek the LORD rejoice.
4 Search for the LORD and his strength. Always seek his presence. 4 Look to the LORD and his strength; seek his face always.
5 Remember the miracles he performed, the amazing things he did, and the judgments he pronounced, 5 Remember the wonders he has done, his miracles, and the judgments he pronounced,
6 you descendants of his servant Abraham, you descendants of Jacob, his chosen ones. 6 O descendants of Abraham his servant, O sons of Jacob, his chosen ones.
7 He is the LORD our God. His judgments are pronounced throughout the earth. 7 He is the LORD our God; his judgments are in all the earth.
8 He always remembers his promise, the word that he commanded for a thousand generations, 8 He remembers his covenant forever, the word he commanded, for a thousand generations,
9 the promise that he made to Abraham, and his sworn oath to Isaac. 9 the covenant he made with Abraham, the oath he swore to Isaac.
10 He confirmed it as a law for Jacob, as an everlasting promise to Israel, 10 He confirmed it to Jacob as a decree, to Israel as an everlasting covenant:
11 by saying, "I will give you the land of Canaan. It is your share of the inheritance." 11 "To you I will give the land of Canaan as the portion you will inherit."
12 While the people of Israel were few in number, a small group of foreigners living in that land, 12 When they were but few in number, few indeed, and strangers in it,
13 they wandered from nation to nation, from one kingdom to another. 13 they wandered from nation to nation, from one kingdom to another.
14 He didn't permit anyone to oppress them. He warned kings about them: 14 He allowed no one to oppress them; for their sake he rebuked kings:
15 "Do not touch my anointed ones or harm my prophets." 15 "Do not touch my anointed ones; do my prophets no harm."
16 He brought famine to the land. He took away their food supply. 16 He called down famine on the land and destroyed all their supplies of food;
17 He sent a man ahead of them. He sent Joseph, who was sold as a slave. 17 and he sent a man before them-- Joseph, sold as a slave.
18 They hurt his feet with shackles, and cut into his neck with an iron collar. 18 They bruised his feet with shackles, his neck was put in irons,
19 The LORD's promise tested him through fiery trials until his prediction came true. 19 till what he foretold came to pass, till the word of the LORD proved him true.
20 The king sent someone to release him. The ruler of nations set him free. 20 The king sent and released him, the ruler of peoples set him free.
21 He made Joseph the master of his palace and the ruler of all his possessions. 21 He made him master of his household, ruler over all he possessed,
22 Joseph trained the king's officers the way he wanted and taught his respected leaders wisdom. 22 to instruct his princes as he pleased and teach his elders wisdom.
23 Then Israel came to Egypt. Jacob lived as a foreigner in the land of Ham. 23 Then Israel entered Egypt; Jacob lived as an alien in the land of Ham.
24 The LORD made his people grow rapidly in number and stronger than their enemies. 24 The LORD made his people very fruitful; he made them too numerous for their foes,
25 He changed their minds so that they hated his people, and they dealt treacherously with his servants. 25 whose hearts he turned to hate his people, to conspire against his servants.
26 He sent his servant Moses, and he sent Aaron, whom he had chosen. 26 He sent Moses his servant, and Aaron, whom he had chosen.
27 They displayed his miraculous signs among them and did amazing things in the land of Ham. 27 They performed his miraculous signs among them, his wonders in the land of Ham.
28 He sent darkness and made [their land] dark. They did not rebel against his orders. 28 He sent darkness and made the land dark-- for had they not rebelled against his words?
29 He turned their water into blood and caused their fish to die. 29 He turned their waters into blood, causing their fish to die.
30 He made their land swarm with frogs, even in the kings' bedrooms. 30 Their land teemed with frogs, which went up into the bedrooms of their rulers.
31 He spoke, and swarms of flies and gnats infested their whole territory. 31 He spoke, and there came swarms of flies, and gnats throughout their country.
32 He gave them hail and lightning instead of rain throughout their land. 32 He turned their rain into hail, with lightning throughout their land;
33 He struck their grapevines and fig trees and smashed the trees in their territory. 33 he struck down their vines and fig trees and shattered the trees of their country.
34 He spoke, and countless locusts and grasshoppers came. 34 He spoke, and the locusts came, grasshoppers without number;
35 They devoured all the plants in the land. They devoured the crops in the fields. 35 they ate up every green thing in their land, ate up the produce of their soil.
36 He killed all the firstborn sons, the first ones born in the land when their fathers were young. 36 Then he struck down all the firstborn in their land, the firstfruits of all their manhood.
37 He brought Israel out with silver and gold, and no one among his tribes stumbled. 37 He brought out Israel, laden with silver and gold, and from among their tribes no one faltered.
38 The Egyptians were terrified of Israel, so they were glad when Israel left. 38 Egypt was glad when they left, because dread of Israel had fallen on them.
39 He spread out a cloud as a protective covering and a fire to light up the night. 39 He spread out a cloud as a covering, and a fire to give light at night.
40 The Israelites asked, and he brought them quail and filled them with bread from heaven. 40 They asked, and he brought them quail and satisfied them with the bread of heaven.
41 He opened a rock, and water gushed and flowed like a river through the dry places. 41 He opened the rock, and water gushed out; like a river it flowed in the desert.
42 He remembered his holy promise to his servant Abraham. 42 For he remembered his holy promise given to his servant Abraham.
43 He brought his people out with joy, his chosen ones with a song of joy. 43 He brought out his people with rejoicing, his chosen ones with shouts of joy;
44 He gave them the lands of [other] nations, and they inherited what others had worked for 44 he gave them the lands of the nations, and they fell heir to what others had toiled for--
45 so that they would obey his laws and follow his teachings. Hallelujah! 45 that they might keep his precepts and observe his laws. Praise the LORD.