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Psalm 78

NIV 1 O my people, hear my teaching; listen to the words of my mouth. NIV 1 O my people, hear my teaching; listen to the words of my mouth. NIV 2 I will open my mouth in parables, I will utter hidden things, things from of old-- NIV 2 I will open my mouth in parables, I will utter hidden things, things from of old-- NIV 3 what we have heard and known, what our fathers have told us. NIV 3 what we have heard and known, what our fathers have told us. NIV 4 We will not hide them from their children; we will tell the next generation the praiseworthy deeds of the LORD, his power, and the wonders he has done. NIV 4 We will not hide them from their children; we will tell the next generation the praiseworthy deeds of the LORD, his power, and the wonders he has done. NIV 5 He decreed statutes for Jacob and established the law in Israel, which he commanded our forefathers to teach their children, NIV 5 He decreed statutes for Jacob and established the law in Israel, which he commanded our forefathers to teach their children, NIV 6 so the next generation would know them, even the children yet to be born, and they in turn would tell their children. NIV 6 so the next generation would know them, even the children yet to be born, and they in turn would tell their children. NIV 7 Then they would put their trust in God and would not forget his deeds but would keep his commands. NIV 7 Then they would put their trust in God and would not forget his deeds but would keep his commands. NIV 8 They would not be like their forefathers-- a stubborn and rebellious generation, whose hearts were not loyal to God, whose spirits were not faithful to him. NIV 8 They would not be like their forefathers-- a stubborn and rebellious generation, whose hearts were not loyal to God, whose spirits were not faithful to him. NIV 9 The men of Ephraim, though armed with bows, turned back on the day of battle; NIV 9 The men of Ephraim, though armed with bows, turned back on the day of battle; NIV 10 they did not keep God's covenant and refused to live by his law. NIV 10 they did not keep God's covenant and refused to live by his law. NIV 11 They forgot what he had done, the wonders he had shown them. NIV 11 They forgot what he had done, the wonders he had shown them. NIV 12 He did miracles in the sight of their fathers in the land of Egypt, in the region of Zoan. NIV 12 He did miracles in the sight of their fathers in the land of Egypt, in the region of Zoan. NIV 13 He divided the sea and led them through; he made the water stand firm like a wall. NIV 13 He divided the sea and led them through; he made the water stand firm like a wall. NIV 14 He guided them with the cloud by day and with light from the fire all night. NIV 14 He guided them with the cloud by day and with light from the fire all night. NIV 15 He split the rocks in the desert and gave them water as abundant as the seas; NIV 15 He split the rocks in the desert and gave them water as abundant as the seas; NIV 16 he brought streams out of a rocky crag and made water flow down like rivers. NIV 16 he brought streams out of a rocky crag and made water flow down like rivers. NIV 17 But they continued to sin against him, rebelling in the desert against the Most High. NIV 17 But they continued to sin against him, rebelling in the desert against the Most High. NIV 18 They willfully put God to the test by demanding the food they craved. NIV 18 They willfully put God to the test by demanding the food they craved. NIV 19 They spoke against God, saying, "Can God spread a table in the desert? NIV 19 They spoke against God, saying, "Can God spread a table in the desert? NIV 20 When he struck the rock, water gushed out, and streams flowed abundantly. But can he also give us food? Can he supply meat for his people?" NIV 20 When he struck the rock, water gushed out, and streams flowed abundantly. But can he also give us food? Can he supply meat for his people?" NIV 21 When the LORD heard them, he was very angry; his fire broke out against Jacob, and his wrath rose against Israel, NIV 21 When the LORD heard them, he was very angry; his fire broke out against Jacob, and his wrath rose against Israel, NIV 22 for they did not believe in God or trust in his deliverance. NIV 22 for they did not believe in God or trust in his deliverance. NIV 23 Yet he gave a command to the skies above and opened the doors of the heavens; NIV 23 Yet he gave a command to the skies above and opened the doors of the heavens; NIV 24 he rained down manna for the people to eat, he gave them the grain of heaven. NIV 24 he rained down manna for the people to eat, he gave them the grain of heaven. NIV 25 Men ate the bread of angels; he sent them all the food they could eat. NIV 25 Men ate the bread of angels; he sent them all the food they could eat. NIV 26 He let loose the east wind from the heavens and led forth the south wind by his power. NIV 26 He let loose the east wind from the heavens and led forth the south wind by his power. NIV 27 He rained meat down on them like dust, flying birds like sand on the seashore. NIV 27 He rained meat down on them like dust, flying birds like sand on the seashore. NIV 28 He made them come down inside their camp, all around their tents. NIV 28 He made them come down inside their camp, all around their tents. NIV 29 They ate till they had more than enough, for he had given them what they craved. NIV 29 They ate till they had more than enough, for he had given them what they craved. NIV 30 But before they turned from the food they craved, even while it was still in their mouths, NIV 30 But before they turned from the food they craved, even while it was still in their mouths, NIV 31 God's anger rose against them; he put to death the sturdiest among them, cutting down the young men of Israel. NIV 31 God's anger rose against them; he put to death the sturdiest among them, cutting down the young men of Israel. NIV 32 In spite of all this, they kept on sinning; in spite of his wonders, they did not believe. NIV 32 In spite of all this, they kept on sinning; in spite of his wonders, they did not believe. NIV 33 So he ended their days in futility and their years in terror. NIV 33 So he ended their days in futility and their years in terror. NIV 34 Whenever God slew them, they would seek him; they eagerly turned to him again. NIV 34 Whenever God slew them, they would seek him; they eagerly turned to him again. NIV 35 They remembered that God was their Rock, that God Most High was their Redeemer. NIV 35 They remembered that God was their Rock, that God Most High was their Redeemer. NIV 36 But then they would flatter him with their mouths, lying to him with their tongues; NIV 36 But then they would flatter him with their mouths, lying to him with their tongues; NIV 37 their hearts were not loyal to him, they were not faithful to his covenant. NIV 37 their hearts were not loyal to him, they were not faithful to his covenant. NIV 38 Yet he was merciful; he forgave their iniquities and did not destroy them. Time after time he restrained his anger and did not stir up his full wrath. NIV 38 Yet he was merciful; he forgave their iniquities and did not destroy them. Time after time he restrained his anger and did not stir up his full wrath. NIV 39 He remembered that they were but flesh, a passing breeze that does not return. NIV 39 He remembered that they were but flesh, a passing breeze that does not return. NIV 40 How often they rebelled against him in the desert and grieved him in the wasteland! NIV 40 How often they rebelled against him in the desert and grieved him in the wasteland! NIV 41 Again and again they put God to the test; they vexed the Holy One of Israel. NIV 41 Again and again they put God to the test; they vexed the Holy One of Israel. NIV 42 They did not remember his power-- the day he redeemed them from the oppressor, NIV 42 They did not remember his power-- the day he redeemed them from the oppressor, NIV 43 the day he displayed his miraculous signs in Egypt, his wonders in the region of Zoan. NIV 43 the day he displayed his miraculous signs in Egypt, his wonders in the region of Zoan. NIV 44 He turned their rivers to blood; they could not drink from their streams. NIV 44 He turned their rivers to blood; they could not drink from their streams. NIV 45 He sent swarms of flies that devoured them, and frogs that devastated them. NIV 45 He sent swarms of flies that devoured them, and frogs that devastated them. NIV 46 He gave their crops to the grasshopper, their produce to the locust. NIV 46 He gave their crops to the grasshopper, their produce to the locust. NIV 47 He destroyed their vines with hail and their sycamore-figs with sleet. NIV 47 He destroyed their vines with hail and their sycamore-figs with sleet. NIV 48 He gave over their cattle to the hail, their livestock to bolts of lightning. NIV 48 He gave over their cattle to the hail, their livestock to bolts of lightning. NIV 49 He unleashed against them his hot anger, his wrath, indignation and hostility-- a band of destroying angels. NIV 49 He unleashed against them his hot anger, his wrath, indignation and hostility-- a band of destroying angels. NIV 50 He prepared a path for his anger; he did not spare them from death but gave them over to the plague. NIV 50 He prepared a path for his anger; he did not spare them from death but gave them over to the plague. NIV 51 He struck down all the firstborn of Egypt, the firstfruits of manhood in the tents of Ham. NIV 51 He struck down all the firstborn of Egypt, the firstfruits of manhood in the tents of Ham. NIV 52 But he brought his people out like a flock; he led them like sheep through the desert. NIV 52 But he brought his people out like a flock; he led them like sheep through the desert. NIV 53 He guided them safely, so they were unafraid; but the sea engulfed their enemies. NIV 53 He guided them safely, so they were unafraid; but the sea engulfed their enemies. NIV 54 Thus he brought them to the border of his holy land, to the hill country his right hand had taken. NIV 54 Thus he brought them to the border of his holy land, to the hill country his right hand had taken. NIV 55 He drove out nations before them and allotted their lands to them as an inheritance; he settled the tribes of Israel in their homes. NIV 55 He drove out nations before them and allotted their lands to them as an inheritance; he settled the tribes of Israel in their homes. NIV 56 But they put God to the test and rebelled against the Most High; they did not keep his statutes. NIV 56 But they put God to the test and rebelled against the Most High; they did not keep his statutes. NIV 57 Like their fathers they were disloyal and faithless, as unreliable as a faulty bow. NIV 57 Like their fathers they were disloyal and faithless, as unreliable as a faulty bow. NIV 58 They angered him with their high places; they aroused his jealousy with their idols. NIV 58 They angered him with their high places; they aroused his jealousy with their idols. NIV 59 When God heard them, he was very angry; he rejected Israel completely. NIV 59 When God heard them, he was very angry; he rejected Israel completely. NIV 60 He abandoned the tabernacle of Shiloh, the tent he had set up among men. NIV 60 He abandoned the tabernacle of Shiloh, the tent he had set up among men. NIV 61 He sent [the ark of] his might into captivity, his splendor into the hands of the enemy. NIV 61 He sent [the ark of] his might into captivity, his splendor into the hands of the enemy. NIV 62 He gave his people over to the sword; he was very angry with his inheritance. NIV 62 He gave his people over to the sword; he was very angry with his inheritance. NIV 63 Fire consumed their young men, and their maidens had no wedding songs; NIV 63 Fire consumed their young men, and their maidens had no wedding songs; NIV 64 their priests were put to the sword, and their widows could not weep. NIV 64 their priests were put to the sword, and their widows could not weep. NIV 65 Then the Lord awoke as from sleep, as a man wakes from the stupor of wine. NIV 65 Then the Lord awoke as from sleep, as a man wakes from the stupor of wine. NIV 66 He beat back his enemies; he put them to everlasting shame. NIV 66 He beat back his enemies; he put them to everlasting shame. NIV 67 Then he rejected the tents of Joseph, he did not choose the tribe of Ephraim; NIV 67 Then he rejected the tents of Joseph, he did not choose the tribe of Ephraim; NIV 68 but he chose the tribe of Judah, Mount Zion, which he loved. NIV 68 but he chose the tribe of Judah, Mount Zion, which he loved. NIV 69 He built his sanctuary like the heights, like the earth that he established forever. NIV 69 He built his sanctuary like the heights, like the earth that he established forever. NIV 70 He chose David his servant and took him from the sheep pens; NIV 70 He chose David his servant and took him from the sheep pens; NIV 71 from tending the sheep he brought him to be the shepherd of his people Jacob, of Israel his inheritance. NIV 71 from tending the sheep he brought him to be the shepherd of his people Jacob, of Israel his inheritance. NIV 72 And David shepherded them with integrity of heart; with skillful hands he led them. NIV 72 And David shepherded them with integrity of heart; with skillful hands he led them.