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Psalm 105

MSG 1 Hallelujah! Thank God! Pray to him by name! Tell everyone you meet what he has done! NIV 1 Give thanks to the LORD, call on his name; make known among the nations what he has done. MSG 2 Sing him songs, belt out hymns, translate his wonders into music! NIV 2 Sing to him, sing praise to him; tell of all his wonderful acts. MSG 3 Honor his holy name with Hallelujahs, you who seek God. Live a happy life! NIV 3 Glory in his holy name; let the hearts of those who seek the LORD rejoice. MSG 4 Keep your eyes open for God, watch for his works; be alert for signs of his presence. NIV 4 Look to the LORD and his strength; seek his face always. MSG 5 Remember the world of wonders he has made, his miracles, and the verdicts he's rendered - NIV 5 Remember the wonders he has done, his miracles, and the judgments he pronounced, MSG 6 O seed of Abraham, his servant, O child of Jacob, his chosen. NIV 6 O descendants of Abraham his servant, O sons of Jacob, his chosen ones. MSG 7 He's God, our God, in charge of the whole earth. NIV 7 He is the LORD our God; his judgments are in all the earth. MSG 8 And he remembers, remembers his Covenant - for a thousand generations he's been as good as his word. NIV 8 He remembers his covenant forever, the word he commanded, for a thousand generations, MSG 9 It's the Covenant he made with Abraham, the same oath he swore to Isaac, NIV 9 the covenant he made with Abraham, the oath he swore to Isaac. MSG 10 The very statute he established with Jacob, the eternal Covenant with Israel, NIV 10 He confirmed it to Jacob as a decree, to Israel as an everlasting covenant: MSG 11 Namely, "I give you the land. Canaan is your hill-country inheritance." NIV 11 "To you I will give the land of Canaan as the portion you will inherit." MSG 12 When they didn't count for much, a mere handful, and strangers at that, NIV 12 When they were but few in number, few indeed, and strangers in it, MSG 13 Wandering from country to country, drifting from pillar to post, NIV 13 they wandered from nation to nation, from one kingdom to another. MSG 14 He permitted no one to abuse them. He told kings to keep their hands off: NIV 14 He allowed no one to oppress them; for their sake he rebuked kings: MSG 15 "Don't you dare lay a hand on my anointed, don't hurt a hair on the heads of my prophets." NIV 15 "Do not touch my anointed ones; do my prophets no harm." MSG 16 Then he called down a famine on the country, he broke every last blade of wheat. NIV 16 He called down famine on the land and destroyed all their supplies of food; MSG 17 But he sent a man on ahead: Joseph, sold as a slave. NIV 17 and he sent a man before them-- Joseph, sold as a slave. MSG 18 They put cruel chains on his ankles, an iron collar around his neck, NIV 18 They bruised his feet with shackles, his neck was put in irons, MSG 19 Until God's word came to the Pharaoh, and God confirmed his promise. NIV 19 till what he foretold came to pass, till the word of the LORD proved him true. MSG 20 God sent the king to release him. The Pharaoh set Joseph free; NIV 20 The king sent and released him, the ruler of peoples set him free. MSG 21 He appointed him master of his palace, put him in charge of all his business NIV 21 He made him master of his household, ruler over all he possessed, MSG 22 To personally instruct his princes and train his advisors in wisdom. NIV 22 to instruct his princes as he pleased and teach his elders wisdom. MSG 23 Then Israel entered Egypt, Jacob immigrated to the Land of Ham. NIV 23 Then Israel entered Egypt; Jacob lived as an alien in the land of Ham. MSG 24 God gave his people lots of babies; soon their numbers alarmed their foes. NIV 24 The LORD made his people very fruitful; he made them too numerous for their foes, MSG 25 He turned the Egyptians against his people; they abused and cheated God's servants. NIV 25 whose hearts he turned to hate his people, to conspire against his servants. MSG 26 Then he sent his servant Moses, and Aaron, whom he also chose. NIV 26 He sent Moses his servant, and Aaron, whom he had chosen. MSG 27 They worked marvels in that spiritual wasteland, miracles in the Land of Ham. NIV 27 They performed his miraculous signs among them, his wonders in the land of Ham. MSG 28 He spoke, "Darkness!" and it turned dark - they couldn't see what they were doing. NIV 28 He sent darkness and made the land dark-- for had they not rebelled against his words? MSG 29 He turned all their water to blood so that all their fish died; NIV 29 He turned their waters into blood, causing their fish to die. MSG 30 He made frogs swarm through the land, even into the king's bedroom; NIV 30 Their land teemed with frogs, which went up into the bedrooms of their rulers. MSG 31 He gave the word and flies swarmed, gnats filled the air. NIV 31 He spoke, and there came swarms of flies, and gnats throughout their country. MSG 32 He substituted hail for rain, he stabbed their land with lightning; NIV 32 He turned their rain into hail, with lightning throughout their land; MSG 33 He wasted their vines and fig trees, smashed their groves of trees to splinters; NIV 33 he struck down their vines and fig trees and shattered the trees of their country. MSG 34 With a word he brought in locusts, millions of locusts, armies of locusts; NIV 34 He spoke, and the locusts came, grasshoppers without number; MSG 35 They consumed every blade of grass in the country and picked the ground clean of produce; NIV 35 they ate up every green thing in their land, ate up the produce of their soil. MSG 36 He struck down every firstborn in the land, the first fruits of their virile powers. NIV 36 Then he struck down all the firstborn in their land, the firstfruits of all their manhood. MSG 37 He led Israel out, their arms filled with loot, and not one among his tribes even stumbled. NIV 37 He brought out Israel, laden with silver and gold, and from among their tribes no one faltered. MSG 38 Egypt was glad to have them go - they were scared to death of them. NIV 38 Egypt was glad when they left, because dread of Israel had fallen on them. MSG 39 God spread a cloud to keep them cool through the day and a fire to light their way through the night; NIV 39 He spread out a cloud as a covering, and a fire to give light at night. MSG 40 They prayed and he brought quail, filled them with the bread of heaven; NIV 40 They asked, and he brought them quail and satisfied them with the bread of heaven. MSG 41 He opened the rock and water poured out; it flowed like a river through that desert - NIV 41 He opened the rock, and water gushed out; like a river it flowed in the desert. MSG 42 All because he remembered his Covenant, his promise to Abraham, his servant. NIV 42 For he remembered his holy promise given to his servant Abraham. MSG 43 Remember this! He led his people out singing for joy; his chosen people marched, singing their hearts out! NIV 43 He brought out his people with rejoicing, his chosen ones with shouts of joy; MSG 44 He made them a gift of the country they entered, helped them seize the wealth of the nations NIV 44 he gave them the lands of the nations, and they fell heir to what others had toiled for-- MSG 45 So they could do everything he told them - could follow his instructions to the letter. Hallelujah! NIV 45 that they might keep his precepts and observe his laws. Praise the LORD.