Psalm 107 YLT/NIV - Online Parallel Bible

 
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1 `Give ye thanks to Jehovah, For good, for to the age [is] His kindness:' 1 Give thanks to the LORD, for he is good; his love endures forever.
2 Let the redeemed of Jehovah say, Whom He redeemed from the hand of an adversary. 2 Let the redeemed of the LORD say this-- those he redeemed from the hand of the foe,
3 And from the lands hath gathered them, From east and from west, From north, and from the sea. 3 those he gathered from the lands, from east and west, from north and south.
4 They wandered in a wilderness, in a desert by the way, A city of habitation they have not found. 4 Some wandered in desert wastelands, finding no way to a city where they could settle.
5 Hungry -- yea -- thirsty, Their soul in them becometh feeble, 5 They were hungry and thirsty, and their lives ebbed away.
6 And they cry unto Jehovah in their adversity, From their distress He delivereth them, 6 Then they cried out to the LORD in their trouble, and he delivered them from their distress.
7 And causeth them to tread in a right way, To go unto a city of habitation. 7 He led them by a straight way to a city where they could settle.
8 They confess to Jehovah His kindness, And His wonders to the sons of men. 8 Let them give thanks to the LORD for his unfailing love and his wonderful deeds for men,
9 For He hath satisfied a longing soul, And a hungry soul hath filled [with] goodness. 9 for he satisfies the thirsty and fills the hungry with good things.
10 Inhabitants of dark places and death-shade, Prisoners of affliction and of iron, 10 Some sat in darkness and the deepest gloom, prisoners suffering in iron chains,
11 Because they changed the saying of God, And the counsel of the Most High despised. 11 for they had rebelled against the words of God and despised the counsel of the Most High.
12 And He humbleth with labour their heart, They have been feeble, and there is no helper. 12 So he subjected them to bitter labor; they stumbled, and there was no one to help.
13 And they cry unto Jehovah in their adversity, From their distresses He saveth them. 13 Then they cried to the LORD in their trouble, and he saved them from their distress.
14 He bringeth them out from the dark place, And death-shade, And their bands He draweth away. 14 He brought them out of darkness and the deepest gloom and broke away their chains.
15 They confess to Jehovah His kindness, And His wonders to the sons of men. 15 Let them give thanks to the LORD for his unfailing love and his wonderful deeds for men,
16 For He hath broken doors of brass, And bars of iron He hath cut. 16 for he breaks down gates of bronze and cuts through bars of iron.
17 Fools, by means of their transgression, And by their iniquities, afflict themselves. 17 Some became fools through their rebellious ways and suffered affliction because of their iniquities.
18 All food doth their soul abominate, And they come nigh unto the gates of death, 18 They loathed all food and drew near the gates of death.
19 And cry unto Jehovah in their adversity, From their distresses He saveth them, 19 Then they cried to the LORD in their trouble, and he saved them from their distress.
20 He sendeth His word and healeth them, And delivereth from their destructions. 20 He sent forth his word and healed them; he rescued them from the grave.
21 They confess to Jehovah His kindness, And His wonders to the sons of men, 21 Let them give thanks to the LORD for his unfailing love and his wonderful deeds for men.
22 And they sacrifice sacrifices of thanksgiving, And recount His works with singing. 22 Let them sacrifice thank offerings and tell of his works with songs of joy.
23 Those going down [to] the sea in ships, Doing business in many waters, 23 Others went out on the sea in ships; they were merchants on the mighty waters.
24 They have seen the works of Jehovah, And His wonders in the deep. 24 They saw the works of the LORD, his wonderful deeds in the deep.
25 And He saith, and appointeth a tempest, And it lifteth up its billows, 25 For he spoke and stirred up a tempest that lifted high the waves.
26 They go up [to] the heavens, they go down [to] the depths, Their soul in evil is melted. 26 They mounted up to the heavens and went down to the depths; in their peril their courage melted away.
27 They reel to and fro, and move as a drunkard, And all their wisdom is swallowed up. 27 They reeled and staggered like drunken men; they were at their wits' end.
28 And they cry to Jehovah in their adversity, And from their distresses He bringeth them out. 28 Then they cried out to the LORD in their trouble, and he brought them out of their distress.
29 He establisheth a whirlwind to a calm, And hushed are their billows. 29 He stilled the storm to a whisper; the waves of the sea were hushed.
30 And they rejoice because they are quiet, And He leadeth them to the haven of their desire. 30 They were glad when it grew calm, and he guided them to their desired haven.
31 They confess to Jehovah His kindness, And His wonders to the sons of men, 31 Let them give thanks to the LORD for his unfailing love and his wonderful deeds for men.
32 And they exalt Him in the assembly of the people, And in the seat of the elders praise Him. 32 Let them exalt him in the assembly of the people and praise him in the council of the elders.
33 He maketh rivers become a wilderness, And fountains of waters become dry land. 33 He turned rivers into a desert, flowing springs into thirsty ground,
34 A fruitful land becometh a barren place, For the wickedness of its inhabitants. 34 and fruitful land into a salt waste, because of the wickedness of those who lived there.
35 He maketh a wilderness become a pool of water, And a dry land become fountains of waters. 35 He turned the desert into pools of water and the parched ground into flowing springs;
36 And He causeth the hungry to dwell there, And they prepare a city of habitation. 36 there he brought the hungry to live, and they founded a city where they could settle.
37 And they sow fields, and plant vineyards, And they make fruits of increase. 37 They sowed fields and planted vineyards that yielded a fruitful harvest;
38 And He blesseth them, and they multiply exceedingly, And their cattle He doth not diminish. 38 he blessed them, and their numbers greatly increased, and he did not let their herds diminish.
39 And they are diminished, and bow down, By restraint, evil, and sorrow. 39 Then their numbers decreased, and they were humbled by oppression, calamity and sorrow;
40 He is pouring contempt upon nobles, And causeth them to wander in vacancy -- no way. 40 he who pours contempt on nobles made them wander in a trackless waste.
41 And setteth on high the needy from affliction, And placeth families as a flock. 41 But he lifted the needy out of their affliction and increased their families like flocks.
42 The upright do see and rejoice, And all perversity hath shut her mouth. 42 The upright see and rejoice, but all the wicked shut their mouths.
43 Who [is] wise, and observeth these? They understand the kind acts of Jehovah! 43 Whoever is wise, let him heed these things and consider the great love of the LORD.