Psalm 136 NIRV/NIV - Online Parallel Bible

 
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1 Give thanks to the Lord, because he is good. "His faithful love continues forever." 1 Give thanks to the LORD, for he is good. "His love endures forever."
2 Give thanks to the greatest God of all. "His faithful love continues forever." 2 Give thanks to the God of gods. "His love endures forever."
3 Give thanks to the most powerful Lord of all. "His faithful love continues forever." 3 Give thanks to the Lord of lords: "His love endures forever."
4 Give thanks to the only one who can do great miracles. "His faithful love continues forever." 4 to him who alone does great wonders, "His love endures forever."
5 By his understanding he made the heavens. "His faithful love continues forever." 5 who by his understanding made the heavens, "His love endures forever."
6 He spread out the earth on the waters. "His faithful love continues forever." 6 who spread out the earth upon the waters, "His love endures forever."
7 He made the great lights in the sky. "His faithful love continues forever." 7 who made the great lights-- "His love endures forever."
8 He made the sun to rule over the day. "His faithful love continues forever." 8 the sun to govern the day, "His love endures forever."
9 He made the moon and stars to rule over the night. "His faithful love continues forever." 9 the moon and stars to govern the night; "His love endures forever."
10 Give thanks to the One who killed the oldest son of each family in Egypt. "His faithful love continues forever." 10 to him who struck down the firstborn of Egypt "His love endures forever."
11 He brought the people of Israel out of Egypt. "His faithful love continues forever." 11 and brought Israel out from among them "His love endures forever."
12 He did it by reaching out his mighty hand and powerful arm. "His faithful love continues forever." 12 with a mighty hand and outstretched arm; "His love endures forever."
13 Give thanks to the One who parted the Red Sea. "His faithful love continues forever." 13 to him who divided the Red Sea asunder "His love endures forever."
14 He brought Israel through the middle of it. "His faithful love continues forever." 14 and brought Israel through the midst of it, "His love endures forever."
15 But he swept Pharaoh and his army into the Red Sea. "His faithful love continues forever." 15 but swept Pharaoh and his army into the Red Sea; "His love endures forever."
16 Give thanks to the One who led his people through the desert. "His faithful love continues forever." 16 to him who led his people through the desert, "His love endures forever."
17 He killed great kings. "His faithful love continues forever." 17 who struck down great kings, "His love endures forever."
18 He struck down mighty kings. "His faithful love continues forever." 18 and killed mighty kings-- "His love endures forever."
19 He killed Sihon, the king of the Amorites. "His faithful love continues forever." 19 Sihon king of the Amorites "His love endures forever."
20 He killed Og, the king of Bashan. "His faithful love continues forever." 20 and Og king of Bashan-- "His love endures forever."
21 He gave their land as a gift. "His faithful love continues forever." 21 and gave their land as an inheritance, "His love endures forever."
22 He gave it as a gift to his servant Israel. "His faithful love continues forever." 22 an inheritance to his servant Israel; "His love endures forever."
23 Give thanks to the One who remembered us when things were going badly for us. "His faithful love continues forever." 23 to the One who remembered us in our low estate "His love endures forever."
24 He set us free from our enemies. "His faithful love continues forever." 24 and freed us from our enemies, "His love endures forever."
25 He gives food to every creature. "His faithful love continues forever." 25 and who gives food to every creature. "His love endures forever."
26 Give thanks to the God of heaven. "His faithful love continues forever." 26 Give thanks to the God of heaven. "His love endures forever."