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Psalm 105 RSV/NIV - Online Parallel Bible

 
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1 O give thanks to the LORD, call on his name, make known his deeds among the peoples! 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 of all his wonderful works! 2 Sing to him, sing praise to him; tell of all his wonderful acts.
3 Glory in 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 Seek the LORD and his strength, seek his presence continually! 4 Look to the LORD and his strength; seek his face always.
5 Remember the wonderful works that he has done, his miracles, and the judgments he uttered, 5 Remember the wonders he has done, his miracles, and the judgments he pronounced,
6 O offspring of Abraham his servant, sons 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 in all the earth. 7 He is the LORD our God; his judgments are in all the earth.
8 He is mindful of his covenant for ever, of 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 covenant which he made with Abraham, his sworn promise to Isaac, 9 the covenant he made with Abraham, the oath he swore to Isaac.
10 which he confirmed to Jacob as a statute, to Israel as an everlasting covenant, 10 He confirmed it to Jacob as a decree, to Israel as an everlasting covenant:
11 saying, "To you I will give the land of Canaan as your portion for an inheritance." 11 "To you I will give the land of Canaan as the portion you will inherit."
12 When they were few in number, of little account, and sojourners in it, 12 When they were but few in number, few indeed, and strangers in it,
13 wandering from nation to nation, from one kingdom to another people, 13 they wandered from nation to nation, from one kingdom to another.
14 he allowed no one to oppress them; he rebuked kings on their account, 14 He allowed no one to oppress them; for their sake he rebuked kings:
15 saying, "Touch not my anointed ones, do my prophets no harm!" 15 "Do not touch my anointed ones; do my prophets no harm."
16 When he summoned a famine on the land, and broke every staff of bread, 16 He called down famine on the land and destroyed all their supplies of food;
17 he had 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 His feet were hurt with fetters, his neck was put in a collar of iron; 18 They bruised his feet with shackles, his neck was put in irons,
19 until what he had said came to pass the word of the LORD tested him. 19 till what he foretold came to pass, till the word of the LORD proved him true.
20 The king sent and released him, the ruler of the peoples set him free; 20 The king sent and released him, the ruler of peoples set him free.
21 he made him lord of his house, and ruler of all his possessions, 21 He made him master of his household, ruler over all he possessed,
22 to instruct his princes at his pleasure, and to teach his elders wisdom. 22 to instruct his princes as he pleased and teach his elders wisdom.
23 Then Israel came to Egypt; Jacob sojourned in the land of Ham. 23 Then Israel entered Egypt; Jacob lived as an alien in the land of Ham.
24 And the LORD made his people very fruitful, and made them stronger than their foes. 24 The LORD made his people very fruitful; he made them too numerous for their foes,
25 He turned their hearts to hate his people, to deal craftily with his servants. 25 whose hearts he turned to hate his people, to conspire against his servants.
26 He sent Moses his servant, and Aaron whom he had chosen. 26 He sent Moses his servant, and Aaron, whom he had chosen.
27 They wrought his signs among them, and miracles 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 the land dark; they rebelled against his words. 28 He sent darkness and made the land dark-- for had they not rebelled against his words?
29 He turned their waters into blood, and caused their fish to die. 29 He turned their waters into blood, causing their fish to die.
30 Their land swarmed with frogs, even in the chambers of their kings. 30 Their land teemed with frogs, which went up into the bedrooms of their rulers.
31 He spoke, and there came swarms of flies, and gnats throughout their country. 31 He spoke, and there came swarms of flies, and gnats throughout their country.
32 He gave them hail for rain, and lightning that flashed through their land. 32 He turned their rain into hail, with lightning throughout their land;
33 He smote their vines and fig trees, and shattered the trees of their country. 33 he struck down their vines and fig trees and shattered the trees of their country.
34 He spoke, and the locusts came, and young locusts without number; 34 He spoke, and the locusts came, grasshoppers without number;
35 which devoured all the vegetation in their land, and ate up the fruit of their ground. 35 they ate up every green thing in their land, ate up the produce of their soil.
36 He smote all the first-born in their land, the first issue of all their strength. 36 Then he struck down all the firstborn in their land, the firstfruits of all their manhood.
37 Then he led forth Israel with silver and gold, and there was none among his tribes who stumbled. 37 He brought out Israel, laden with silver and gold, and from among their tribes no one faltered.
38 Egypt was glad when they departed, for dread of them had fallen upon it. 38 Egypt was glad when they left, because dread of Israel had fallen on them.
39 He spread a cloud for a covering, and fire to give light by night. 39 He spread out a cloud as a covering, and a fire to give light at night.
40 They asked, and he brought quails, and gave them bread from heaven in abundance. 40 They asked, and he brought them quail and satisfied them with the bread of heaven.
41 He opened the rock, and water gushed forth; it flowed through the desert like a river. 41 He opened the rock, and water gushed out; like a river it flowed in the desert.
42 For he remembered his holy promise, and Abraham his servant. 42 For he remembered his holy promise given to his servant Abraham.
43 So he led forth his people with joy, his chosen ones with singing. 43 He brought out his people with rejoicing, his chosen ones with shouts of joy;
44 And he gave them the lands of the nations; and they took possession of the fruit of the peoples' toil, 44 he gave them the lands of the nations, and they fell heir to what others had toiled for--
45 to the end that they should keep his statutes, and observe his laws. Praise the LORD! 45 that they might keep his precepts and observe his laws. Praise the LORD.