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Psalm 106 NRS/NIV - Online Parallel Bible

 
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1 Praise the Lord! O give thanks to the Lord, for he is good; for his steadfast love endures forever. 1 Praise the LORD. Give thanks to the LORD, for he is good; his love endures forever.
2 Who can utter the mighty doings of the Lord, or declare all his praise? 2 Who can proclaim the mighty acts of the LORD or fully declare his praise?
3 Happy are those who observe justice, who do righteousness at all times. 3 Blessed are they who maintain justice, who constantly do what is right.
4 Remember me, O Lord, when you show favor to your people; help me when you deliver them; 4 Remember me, O LORD, when you show favor to your people, come to my aid when you save them,
5 that I may see the prosperity of your chosen ones, that I may rejoice in the gladness of your nation, that I may glory in your heritage. 5 that I may enjoy the prosperity of your chosen ones, that I may share in the joy of your nation and join your inheritance in giving praise.
6 Both we and our ancestors have sinned; we have committed iniquity, have done wickedly. 6 We have sinned, even as our fathers did; we have done wrong and acted wickedly.
7 Our ancestors, when they were in Egypt, did not consider your wonderful works; they did not remember the abundance of your steadfast love, but rebelled against the Most High at the Red Sea. 7 When our fathers were in Egypt, they gave no thought to your miracles; they did not remember your many kindnesses, and they rebelled by the sea, the Red Sea.
8 Yet he saved them for his name's sake, so that he might make known his mighty power. 8 Yet he saved them for his name's sake, to make his mighty power known.
9 He rebuked the Red Sea, and it became dry; he led them through the deep as through a desert. 9 He rebuked the Red Sea, and it dried up; he led them through the depths as through a desert.
10 So he saved them from the hand of the foe, and delivered them from the hand of the enemy. 10 He saved them from the hand of the foe; from the hand of the enemy he redeemed them.
11 The waters covered their adversaries; not one of them was left. 11 The waters covered their adversaries; not one of them survived.
12 Then they believed his words; they sang his praise. 12 Then they believed his promises and sang his praise.
13 But they soon forgot his works; they did not wait for his counsel. 13 But they soon forgot what he had done and did not wait for his counsel.
14 But they had a wanton craving in the wilderness, and put God to the test in the desert; 14 In the desert they gave in to their craving; in the wasteland they put God to the test.
15 he gave them what they asked, but sent a wasting disease among them. 15 So he gave them what they asked for, but sent a wasting disease upon them.
16 They were jealous of Moses in the camp, and of Aaron, the holy one of the Lord. 16 In the camp they grew envious of Moses and of Aaron, who was consecrated to the LORD.
17 The earth opened and swallowed up Dathan, and covered the faction of Abiram. 17 The earth opened up and swallowed Dathan; it buried the company of Abiram.
18 Fire also broke out in their company; the flame burned up the wicked. 18 Fire blazed among their followers; a flame consumed the wicked.
19 They made a calf at Horeb and worshiped a cast image. 19 At Horeb they made a calf and worshiped an idol cast from metal.
20 They exchanged the glory of God for the image of an ox that eats grass. 20 They exchanged their Glory for an image of a bull, which eats grass.
21 They forgot God, their Savior, who had done great things in Egypt, 21 They forgot the God who saved them, who had done great things in Egypt,
22 wondrous works in the land of Ham, and awesome deeds by the Red Sea. 22 miracles in the land of Ham and awesome deeds by the Red Sea.
23 Therefore he said he would destroy them— had not Moses, his chosen one, stood in the breach before him, to turn away his wrath from destroying them. 23 So he said he would destroy them-- had not Moses, his chosen one, stood in the breach before him to keep his wrath from destroying them.
24 Then they despised the pleasant land, having no faith in his promise. 24 Then they despised the pleasant land; they did not believe his promise.
25 They grumbled in their tents, and did not obey the voice of the Lord. 25 They grumbled in their tents and did not obey the LORD.
26 Therefore he raised his hand and swore to them that he would make them fall in the wilderness, 26 So he swore to them with uplifted hand that he would make them fall in the desert,
27 and would disperse their descendants among the nations, scattering them over the lands. 27 make their descendants fall among the nations and scatter them throughout the lands.
28 Then they attached themselves to the Baal of Peor, and ate sacrifices offered to the dead; 28 They yoked themselves to the Baal of Peor and ate sacrifices offered to lifeless gods;
29 they provoked the Lord to anger with their deeds, and a plague broke out among them. 29 they provoked the LORD to anger by their wicked deeds, and a plague broke out among them.
30 Then Phinehas stood up and interceded, and the plague was stopped. 30 But Phinehas stood up and intervened, and the plague was checked.
31 And that has been reckoned to him as righteousness from generation to generation forever. 31 This was credited to him as righteousness for endless generations to come.
32 They angered the Lord at the waters of Meribah, and it went ill with Moses on their account; 32 By the waters of Meribah they angered the LORD, and trouble came to Moses because of them;
33 for they made his spirit bitter, and he spoke words that were rash. 33 for they rebelled against the Spirit of God, and rash words came from Moses' lips.
34 They did not destroy the peoples, as the Lord commanded them, 34 They did not destroy the peoples as the LORD had commanded them,
35 but they mingled with the nations and learned to do as they did. 35 but they mingled with the nations and adopted their customs.
36 They served their idols, which became a snare to them. 36 They worshiped their idols, which became a snare to them.
37 They sacrificed their sons and their daughters to the demons; 37 They sacrificed their sons and their daughters to demons.
38 they poured out innocent blood, the blood of their sons and daughters, whom they sacrificed to the idols of Canaan; and the land was polluted with blood. 38 They shed innocent blood, the blood of their sons and daughters, whom they sacrificed to the idols of Canaan, and the land was desecrated by their blood.
39 Thus they became unclean by their acts, and prostituted themselves in their doings. 39 They defiled themselves by what they did; by their deeds they prostituted themselves.
40 Then the anger of the Lord was kindled against his people, and he abhorred his heritage; 40 Therefore the LORD was angry with his people and abhorred his inheritance.
41 he gave them into the hand of the nations, so that those who hated them ruled over them. 41 He handed them over to the nations, and their foes ruled over them.
42 Their enemies oppressed them, and they were brought into subjection under their power. 42 Their enemies oppressed them and subjected them to their power.
43 Many times he delivered them, but they were rebellious in their purposes, and were brought low through their iniquity. 43 Many times he delivered them, but they were bent on rebellion and they wasted away in their sin.
44 Nevertheless he regarded their distress when he heard their cry. 44 But he took note of their distress when he heard their cry;
45 For their sake he remembered his covenant, and showed compassion according to the abundance of his steadfast love. 45 for their sake he remembered his covenant and out of his great love he relented.
46 He caused them to be pitied by all who held them captive. 46 He caused them to be pitied by all who held them captive.
47 Save us, O Lord our God, and gather us from among the nations, that we may give thanks to your holy name and glory in your praise. 47 Save us, O LORD our God, and gather us from the nations, that we may give thanks to your holy name and glory in your praise.
48 Blessed be the Lord, the God of Israel, from everlasting to everlasting. And let all the people say, "Amen." Praise the Lord! 48 Praise be to the LORD, the God of Israel, from everlasting to everlasting. Let all the people say, "Amen!" Praise the LORD.