Psalm 66 NIV

For the director of music. A song. A psalm.

1 Shout with joy to God, all the earth!1

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2 Sing the glory of his name;2 make his praise glorious!3

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3 Say to God, "How awesome are your deeds!4 So great is your power that your enemies cringe5 before you.

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4 All the earth bows down6 to you; they sing praise7 to you, they sing praise to your name." "Selah"

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5 Come and see what God has done, how awesome his works8 in man's behalf !

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6 He turned the sea into dry land,9 they passed through10 the waters on foot-- come, let us rejoice11 in him.

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7 He rules forever12 by his power, his eyes watch13 the nations-- let not the rebellious14 rise up against him. "Selah"

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8 Praise15 our God, O peoples, let the sound of his praise be heard;

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9 he has preserved our lives16 and kept our feet from slipping.17

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10 For you, O God, tested18 us; you refined us like silver.19

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11 You brought us into prison20 and laid burdens21 on our backs.

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12 You let men ride over our heads;22 we went through fire and water, but you brought us to a place of abundance.23

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13 I will come to your temple with burnt offerings24 and fulfill my vows25 to you--

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14 vows my lips promised and my mouth spoke when I was in trouble.
15 I will sacrifice fat animals to you and an offering of rams; I will offer bulls and goats.26 "Selah"

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16 Come and listen,27 all you who fear God; let me tell28 you what he has done for me.

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17 I cried out to him with my mouth; his praise was on my tongue.
18 If I had cherished sin in my heart, the Lord would not have listened;29

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19 but God has surely listened and heard my voice30 in prayer.

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20 Praise be to God, who has not rejected31 my prayer or withheld his love from me!

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