Parallel Bible results for Psalm 81

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Psalm 81

NIV 1 Sing for joy to God our strength; shout aloud to the God of Jacob! NIV 1 Sing for joy to God our strength; shout aloud to the God of Jacob! NIV 2 Begin the music, strike the tambourine, play the melodious harp and lyre. NIV 2 Begin the music, strike the tambourine, play the melodious harp and lyre. NIV 3 Sound the ram's horn at the New Moon, and when the moon is full, on the day of our Feast; NIV 3 Sound the ram's horn at the New Moon, and when the moon is full, on the day of our Feast; NIV 4 this is a decree for Israel, an ordinance of the God of Jacob. NIV 4 this is a decree for Israel, an ordinance of the God of Jacob. NIV 5 He established it as a statute for Joseph when he went out against Egypt, where we heard a language we did not understand. NIV 5 He established it as a statute for Joseph when he went out against Egypt, where we heard a language we did not understand. NIV 6 He says, "I removed the burden from their shoulders; their hands were set free from the basket. NIV 6 He says, "I removed the burden from their shoulders; their hands were set free from the basket. NIV 7 In your distress you called and I rescued you, I answered you out of a thundercloud; I tested you at the waters of Meribah. "Selah" NIV 7 In your distress you called and I rescued you, I answered you out of a thundercloud; I tested you at the waters of Meribah. "Selah" NIV 8 "Hear, O my people, and I will warn you-- if you would but listen to me, O Israel! NIV 8 "Hear, O my people, and I will warn you-- if you would but listen to me, O Israel! NIV 9 You shall have no foreign god among you; you shall not bow down to an alien god. NIV 9 You shall have no foreign god among you; you shall not bow down to an alien god. NIV 10 I am the LORD your God, who brought you up out of Egypt. Open wide your mouth and I will fill it. NIV 10 I am the LORD your God, who brought you up out of Egypt. Open wide your mouth and I will fill it. NIV 11 "But my people would not listen to me; Israel would not submit to me. NIV 11 "But my people would not listen to me; Israel would not submit to me. NIV 12 So I gave them over to their stubborn hearts to follow their own devices. NIV 12 So I gave them over to their stubborn hearts to follow their own devices. NIV 13 "If my people would but listen to me, if Israel would follow my ways, NIV 13 "If my people would but listen to me, if Israel would follow my ways, NIV 14 how quickly would I subdue their enemies and turn my hand against their foes! NIV 14 how quickly would I subdue their enemies and turn my hand against their foes! NIV 15 Those who hate the LORD would cringe before him, and their punishment would last forever. NIV 15 Those who hate the LORD would cringe before him, and their punishment would last forever. NIV 16 But you would be fed with the finest of wheat; with honey from the rock I would satisfy you." NIV 16 But you would be fed with the finest of wheat; with honey from the rock I would satisfy you."