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Psalm 107

RSV 1 O give thanks to the LORD, for he is good; for his steadfast love endures for ever! NIV 1 Give thanks to the LORD, for he is good; his love endures forever. RSV 2 Let the redeemed of the LORD say so, whom he has redeemed from trouble NIV 2 Let the redeemed of the LORD say this-- those he redeemed from the hand of the foe, RSV 3 and gathered in from the lands, from the east and from the west, from the north and from the south. NIV 3 those he gathered from the lands, from east and west, from north and south. RSV 4 Some wandered in desert wastes, finding no way to a city to dwell in; NIV 4 Some wandered in desert wastelands, finding no way to a city where they could settle. RSV 5 hungry and thirsty, their soul fainted within them. NIV 5 They were hungry and thirsty, and their lives ebbed away. RSV 6 Then they cried to the LORD in their trouble, and he delivered them from their distress; NIV 6 Then they cried out to the LORD in their trouble, and he delivered them from their distress. RSV 7 he led them by a straight way, till they reached a city to dwell in. NIV 7 He led them by a straight way to a city where they could settle. RSV 8 Let them thank the LORD for his steadfast love, for his wonderful works to the sons of men! NIV 8 Let them give thanks to the LORD for his unfailing love and his wonderful deeds for men, RSV 9 For he satisfies him who is thirsty, and the hungry he fills with good things. NIV 9 for he satisfies the thirsty and fills the hungry with good things. RSV 10 Some sat in darkness and in gloom, prisoners in affliction and in irons, NIV 10 Some sat in darkness and the deepest gloom, prisoners suffering in iron chains, RSV 11 for they had rebelled against the words of God, and spurned the counsel of the Most High. NIV 11 for they had rebelled against the words of God and despised the counsel of the Most High. RSV 12 Their hearts were bowed down with hard labor; they fell down, with none to help. NIV 12 So he subjected them to bitter labor; they stumbled, and there was no one to help. RSV 13 Then they cried to the LORD in their trouble, and he delivered them from their distress; NIV 13 Then they cried to the LORD in their trouble, and he saved them from their distress. RSV 14 he brought them out of darkness and gloom, and broke their bonds asunder. NIV 14 He brought them out of darkness and the deepest gloom and broke away their chains. RSV 15 Let them thank the LORD for his steadfast love, for his wonderful works to the sons of men! NIV 15 Let them give thanks to the LORD for his unfailing love and his wonderful deeds for men, RSV 16 For he shatters the doors of bronze, and cuts in two the bars of iron. NIV 16 for he breaks down gates of bronze and cuts through bars of iron. RSV 17 Some were sick through their sinful ways, and because of their iniquities suffered affliction; NIV 17 Some became fools through their rebellious ways and suffered affliction because of their iniquities. RSV 18 they loathed any kind of food, and they drew near to the gates of death. NIV 18 They loathed all food and drew near the gates of death. RSV 19 Then they cried to the LORD in their trouble, and he delivered them from their distress; NIV 19 Then they cried to the LORD in their trouble, and he saved them from their distress. RSV 20 he sent forth his word, and healed them, and delivered them from destruction. NIV 20 He sent forth his word and healed them; he rescued them from the grave. RSV 21 Let them thank the LORD for his steadfast love, for his wonderful works to the sons of men! NIV 21 Let them give thanks to the LORD for his unfailing love and his wonderful deeds for men. RSV 22 And let them offer sacrifices of thanksgiving, and tell of his deeds in songs of joy! NIV 22 Let them sacrifice thank offerings and tell of his works with songs of joy. RSV 23 Some went down to the sea in ships, doing business on the great waters; NIV 23 Others went out on the sea in ships; they were merchants on the mighty waters. RSV 24 they saw the deeds of the LORD, his wondrous works in the deep. NIV 24 They saw the works of the LORD, his wonderful deeds in the deep. RSV 25 For he commanded, and raised the stormy wind, which lifted up the waves of the sea. NIV 25 For he spoke and stirred up a tempest that lifted high the waves. RSV 26 They mounted up to heaven, they went down to the depths; their courage melted away in their evil plight; NIV 26 They mounted up to the heavens and went down to the depths; in their peril their courage melted away. RSV 27 they reeled and staggered like drunken men, and were at their wits' end. NIV 27 They reeled and staggered like drunken men; they were at their wits' end. RSV 28 Then they cried to the LORD in their trouble, and he delivered them from their distress; NIV 28 Then they cried out to the LORD in their trouble, and he brought them out of their distress. RSV 29 he made the storm be still, and the waves of the sea were hushed. NIV 29 He stilled the storm to a whisper; the waves of the sea were hushed. RSV 30 Then they were glad because they had quiet, and he brought them to their desired haven. NIV 30 They were glad when it grew calm, and he guided them to their desired haven. RSV 31 Let them thank the LORD for his steadfast love, for his wonderful works to the sons of men! NIV 31 Let them give thanks to the LORD for his unfailing love and his wonderful deeds for men. RSV 32 Let them extol him in the congregation of the people, and praise him in the assembly of the elders. NIV 32 Let them exalt him in the assembly of the people and praise him in the council of the elders. RSV 33 He turns rivers into a desert, springs of water into thirsty ground, NIV 33 He turned rivers into a desert, flowing springs into thirsty ground, RSV 34 a fruitful land into a salty waste, because of the wickedness of its inhabitants. NIV 34 and fruitful land into a salt waste, because of the wickedness of those who lived there. RSV 35 He turns a desert into pools of water, a parched land into springs of water. NIV 35 He turned the desert into pools of water and the parched ground into flowing springs; RSV 36 And there he lets the hungry dwell, and they establish a city to live in; NIV 36 there he brought the hungry to live, and they founded a city where they could settle. RSV 37 they sow fields, and plant vineyards, and get a fruitful yield. NIV 37 They sowed fields and planted vineyards that yielded a fruitful harvest; RSV 38 By his blessing they multiply greatly; and he does not let their cattle decrease. NIV 38 he blessed them, and their numbers greatly increased, and he did not let their herds diminish. RSV 39 When they are diminished and brought low through oppression, trouble, and sorrow, NIV 39 Then their numbers decreased, and they were humbled by oppression, calamity and sorrow; RSV 40 he pours contempt upon princes and makes them wander in trackless wastes; NIV 40 he who pours contempt on nobles made them wander in a trackless waste. RSV 41 but he raises up the needy out of affliction, and makes their families like flocks. NIV 41 But he lifted the needy out of their affliction and increased their families like flocks. RSV 42 The upright see it and are glad; and all wickedness stops its mouth. NIV 42 The upright see and rejoice, but all the wicked shut their mouths. RSV 43 Whoever is wise, let him give heed to these things; let men consider the steadfast love of the LORD. NIV 43 Whoever is wise, let him heed these things and consider the great love of the LORD.