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Psalm 105 NCV/NIV - Online Parallel Bible

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1 Give thanks to the Lord and pray to him. Tell 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; sing praises to him. Tell about all his miracles. 2 Sing to him, sing praise to him; tell of all his wonderful acts.
3 Be glad that you are his; let those who seek the Lord be happy. 3 Glory in his holy name; let the hearts of those who seek the LORD rejoice.
4 Depend on the Lord and his strength; always go to him for help. 4 Look to the LORD and his strength; seek his face always.
5 Remember the miracles he has done; remember his wonders and his decisions. 5 Remember the wonders he has done, his miracles, and the judgments he pronounced,
6 You are descendants of his servant Abraham, the children of Jacob, his chosen people. 6 O descendants of Abraham his servant, O sons of Jacob, his chosen ones.
7 He is the Lord our God. His laws are for all the world. 7 He is the LORD our God; his judgments are in all the earth.
8 He will keep his agreement forever; he will keep his promises always. 8 He remembers his covenant forever, the word he commanded, for a thousand generations,
9 He will keep the agreement he made with Abraham and the promise he made to Isaac. 9 the covenant he made with Abraham, the oath he swore to Isaac.
10 He made it a law for the people of Jacob; he made it an agreement with Israel to last forever. 10 He confirmed it to Jacob as a decree, to Israel as an everlasting covenant:
11 The Lord said, "I will give you the land of Canaan, and it will belong to you." 11 "To you I will give the land of Canaan as the portion you will inherit."
12 Then God's people were few in number. They were strangers in the land. 12 When they were but few in number, few indeed, and strangers in it,
13 They went from one nation to another, from one kingdom to another. 13 they wandered from nation to nation, from one kingdom to another.
14 But the Lord did not let anyone hurt them; he warned kings not to harm them. 14 He allowed no one to oppress them; for their sake he rebuked kings:
15 He said, "Don't touch my chosen people, and don't harm my prophets." 15 "Do not touch my anointed ones; do my prophets no harm."
16 God ordered a time of hunger in the land, and he destroyed all the food. 16 He called down famine on the land and destroyed all their supplies of food;
17 Then he sent a man ahead of them -- Joseph, who was sold as a slave. 17 and he sent a man before them-- Joseph, sold as a slave.
18 They put chains around his feet and an iron ring around his neck. 18 They bruised his feet with shackles, his neck was put in irons,
19 Then the time he had spoken of came, and the Lord's words proved that Joseph was right. 19 till what he foretold came to pass, till the word of the LORD proved him true.
20 The king of Egypt sent for Joseph and freed him; the ruler of the people set him free. 20 The king sent and released him, the ruler of peoples set him free.
21 He made him the master of his house; Joseph was in charge of his riches. 21 He made him master of his household, ruler over all he possessed,
22 He could order the princes as he wished. He taught the older men to be wise. 22 to instruct his princes as he pleased and teach his elders wisdom.
23 Then his father Israel came to Egypt; Jacobn lived in Egypt. 23 Then Israel entered Egypt; Jacob lived as an alien in the land of Ham.
24 The Lord made his people grow in number, and he made them stronger than their enemies. 24 The LORD made his people very fruitful; he made them too numerous for their foes,
25 He caused the Egyptians to hate his people and to make plans against his servants. 25 whose hearts he turned to hate his people, to conspire against his servants.
26 Then he sent his servant Moses, and Aaron, whom he had chosen. 26 He sent Moses his servant, and Aaron, whom he had chosen.
27 They did many signs among the Egyptians and worked wonders in Egypt. 27 They performed his miraculous signs among them, his wonders in the land of Ham.
28 The Lord sent darkness and made the land dark, but the Egyptians turned against what he said. 28 He sent darkness and made the land dark-- for had they not rebelled against his words?
29 So he changed their water into blood and made their fish die. 29 He turned their waters into blood, causing their fish to die.
30 Then their country was filled with frogs, even in the bedrooms of their rulers. 30 Their land teemed with frogs, which went up into the bedrooms of their rulers.
31 The Lord spoke and flies came, and gnats were everywhere in the country. 31 He spoke, and there came swarms of flies, and gnats throughout their country.
32 He made hail fall like rain and sent lightning through their land. 32 He turned their rain into hail, with lightning throughout their land;
33 He struck down their grapevines and fig trees, and he destroyed every tree in the country. 33 he struck down their vines and fig trees and shattered the trees of their country.
34 He spoke and grasshoppers came; the locusts were too many to count. 34 He spoke, and the locusts came, grasshoppers without number;
35 They ate all the plants in the land and everything the earth produced. 35 they ate up every green thing in their land, ate up the produce of their soil.
36 The Lord also killed all the firstborn sons in the land, the oldest son of each family. 36 Then he struck down all the firstborn in their land, the firstfruits of all their manhood.
37 Then he brought his people out, and they carried with them silver and gold. Not one of his people stumbled. 37 He brought out Israel, laden with silver and gold, and from among their tribes no one faltered.
38 The Egyptians were glad when they left, because the Egyptians were afraid of them. 38 Egypt was glad when they left, because dread of Israel had fallen on them.
39 The Lord covered them with a cloud and lit up the night with fire. 39 He spread out a cloud as a covering, and a fire to give light at night.
40 When they asked, 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 God split the rock, and water flowed out; it ran like a river through the desert. 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 So God brought his people out with joy, his chosen ones with singing. 43 He brought out his people with rejoicing, his chosen ones with shouts of joy;
44 He gave them lands of other nations, so they received 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 This was so they would keep his orders and obey his teachings. 45 that they might keep his precepts and observe his laws. Praise the LORD.