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Psalm 107 CJB/NIV - Online Parallel Bible

 
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1 Give thanks to ADONAI; for he is good, for his grace continues forever. 1 Give thanks to the LORD, for he is good; his love endures forever.
2 Let those redeemed by ADONAI say it, those he redeemed from the power of the foe. 2 Let the redeemed of the LORD say this-- those he redeemed from the hand of the foe,
3 He gathered them from the lands, from the east and from the west, from the north and from the sea. 3 those he gathered from the lands, from east and west, from north and south.
4 They wandered in the desert, on paths through the wastes, without finding any inhabited city. 4 Some wandered in desert wastelands, finding no way to a city where they could settle.
5 They were hungry and thirsty, their life was ebbing away. 5 They were hungry and thirsty, and their lives ebbed away.
6 In their trouble they cried to ADONAI, and he rescued them from their distress. 6 Then they cried out to the LORD in their trouble, and he delivered them from their distress.
7 He led them by a direct path to a city where they could live. 7 He led them by a straight way to a city where they could settle.
8 Let them give thanks to ADONAI for his grace, for his wonders bestowed on humanity! 8 Let them give thanks to the LORD for his unfailing love and his wonderful deeds for men,
9 For he has satisfied the hungry, filled the starving with good. 9 for he satisfies the thirsty and fills the hungry with good things.
10 Some lived in darkness, in death-dark gloom, bound in misery and iron chains, 10 Some sat in darkness and the deepest gloom, prisoners suffering in iron chains,
11 because they defied God's word, scorned the counsel of the Most High. 11 for they had rebelled against the words of God and despised the counsel of the Most High.
12 So he humbled their hearts by hard labor; when they stumbled, no one came to their aid. 12 So he subjected them to bitter labor; they stumbled, and there was no one to help.
13 In their trouble they cried to ADONAI, and he rescued them from their distress. 13 Then they cried to the LORD in their trouble, and he saved them from their distress.
14 He led them from darkness, from death-dark gloom, shattering their chains. 14 He brought them out of darkness and the deepest gloom and broke away their chains.
15 Let them give thanks to ADONAI for his grace, for his wonders bestowed on humanity! 15 Let them give thanks to the LORD for his unfailing love and his wonderful deeds for men,
16 For he shattered bronze doors and cut through iron bars. 16 for he breaks down gates of bronze and cuts through bars of iron.
17 There were foolish people who suffered affliction because of their crimes and sins; 17 Some became fools through their rebellious ways and suffered affliction because of their iniquities.
18 they couldn't stand to eat anything; they were near the gates of death. 18 They loathed all food and drew near the gates of death.
19 In their trouble they cried to ADONAI, and he rescued them from their distress; 19 Then they cried to the LORD in their trouble, and he saved them from their distress.
20 he sent his word and healed them, he delivered them from destruction. 20 He sent forth his word and healed them; he rescued them from the grave.
21 Let them give thanks to ADONAI for his grace, for his wonders bestowed on humanity! 21 Let them give thanks to the LORD for his unfailing love and his wonderful deeds for men.
22 Let them offer sacrifices of thanksgiving and proclaim his great deeds with songs of joy. 22 Let them sacrifice thank offerings and tell of his works with songs of joy.
23 Those who go down to the sea in ships, plying their trade on the great ocean, 23 Others went out on the sea in ships; they were merchants on the mighty waters.
24 saw the works of ADONAI, his wonders in the deep. 24 They saw the works of the LORD, his wonderful deeds in the deep.
25 For at his word the storm-wind arose, lifting up towering waves. 25 For he spoke and stirred up a tempest that lifted high the waves.
26 The sailors were raised up to the sky, then plunged into the depths. At the danger, their courage failed them, 26 They mounted up to the heavens and went down to the depths; in their peril their courage melted away.
27 they reeled and staggered like drunk men, and all their skill was swallowed up. 27 They reeled and staggered like drunken men; they were at their wits' end.
28 In their trouble they cried to ADONAI, and he rescued them from their distress. 28 Then they cried out to the LORD in their trouble, and he brought them out of their distress.
29 He silenced the storm and stilled its waves, 29 He stilled the storm to a whisper; the waves of the sea were hushed.
30 and they rejoiced as the sea grew calm. Then he brought them safely to their desired port. 30 They were glad when it grew calm, and he guided them to their desired haven.
31 Let them give thanks to ADONAI for his grace, for his wonders bestowed on humanity! 31 Let them give thanks to the LORD for his unfailing love and his wonderful deeds for men.
32 Let them extol him in the assembly of the people and praise him in the leaders' council. 32 Let them exalt him in the assembly of the people and praise him in the council of the elders.
33 He turns rivers into desert, flowing springs into thirsty ground, 33 He turned rivers into a desert, flowing springs into thirsty ground,
34 productive land into salt flats, because the people living there are so wicked. 34 and fruitful land into a salt waste, because of the wickedness of those who lived there.
35 But he also turns desert into pools of water, dry land into flowing springs; 35 He turned the desert into pools of water and the parched ground into flowing springs;
36 there he gives the hungry a home, and they build a city to live in; 36 there he brought the hungry to live, and they founded a city where they could settle.
37 there they sow fields and plant vineyards, which yield an abundant harvest. 37 They sowed fields and planted vineyards that yielded a fruitful harvest;
38 He blesses them, their numbers grow, and he doesn't let their livestock decrease. 38 he blessed them, and their numbers greatly increased, and he did not let their herds diminish.
39 When their numbers fall, and they grow weak, because of oppression, disaster and sorrow, 39 Then their numbers decreased, and they were humbled by oppression, calamity and sorrow;
40 he pours contempt on princes and leaves them to wander in trackless wastes. 40 he who pours contempt on nobles made them wander in a trackless waste.
41 But the needy he raises up from their distress and increases their families like sheep. 41 But he lifted the needy out of their affliction and increased their families like flocks.
42 When the upright see this, they rejoice; while the wicked are reduced to silence. 42 The upright see and rejoice, but all the wicked shut their mouths.
43 Let whoever is wise observe these things and consider ADONAI's loving deeds. 43 Whoever is wise, let him heed these things and consider the great love of the LORD.