Psalm 106:7-48 NIV

7 When our ancestors were in Egypt, they gave no thought to your miracles; they did not remember your many kindnesses, and they rebelled by the sea, the Red Sea.a

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    • š 106:7 - Or "the Sea of Reeds" ; also in verses 9 and 22
      8 Yet he saved them for his name’s sake, to make his mighty power known.

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      9 He rebuked the Red Sea, and it dried up; he led them through the depths as through a desert.

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      10 He saved them from the hand of the foe; from the hand of the enemy he redeemed them.

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      11 The waters covered their adversaries; not one of them survived.

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      12 Then they believed his promises and sang his praise.

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      13 But they soon forgot what he had done and did not wait for his plan to unfold.

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      14 In the desert they gave in to their craving; in the wilderness they put God to the test.

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      15 So he gave them what they asked for, but sent a wasting disease among them.

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      16 In the camp they grew envious of Moses and of Aaron, who was consecrated to the LORD.

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      17 The earth opened up and swallowed Dathan; it buried the company of Abiram.

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      18 Fire blazed among their followers; a flame consumed the wicked.

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      19 At Horeb they made a calf and worshiped an idol cast from metal.

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      20 They exchanged their glorious God for an image of a bull, which eats grass.

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      21 They forgot the God who saved them, who had done great things in Egypt,

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      22 miracles in the land of Ham and awesome deeds by the Red Sea.

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      23 So he said he would destroy them— had not Moses, his chosen one, stood in the breach before him to keep his wrath from destroying them.

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      24 Then they despised the pleasant land; they did not believe his promise.

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      25 They grumbled in their tents and did not obey the LORD.

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      26 So he swore to them with uplifted hand that he would make them fall in the wilderness,

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      27 make their descendants fall among the nations and scatter them throughout the lands.

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      28 They yoked themselves to the Baal of Peor and ate sacrifices offered to lifeless gods;

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      29 they aroused the LORD’s anger by their wicked deeds, and a plague broke out among them.

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      30 But Phinehas stood up and intervened, and the plague was checked.

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      31 This was credited to him as righteousness for endless generations to come.

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      32 By the waters of Meribah they angered the LORD, and trouble came to Moses because of them;

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      33 for they rebelled against the Spirit of God, and rash words came from Moses’ lips.b

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        • Ţ 106:33 - Or "against his spirit," / "and rash words came from his lips"
          34 They did not destroy the peoples as the LORD had commanded them,

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          35 but they mingled with the nations and adopted their customs.

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          36 They worshiped their idols, which became a snare to them.

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          37 They sacrificed their sons and their daughters to false gods.

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          38 They shed innocent blood, the blood of their sons and daughters, whom they sacrificed to the idols of Canaan, and the land was desecrated by their blood.

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          39 They defiled themselves by what they did; by their deeds they prostituted themselves.

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          40 Therefore the LORD was angry with his people and abhorred his inheritance.

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          41 He gave them into the hands of the nations, and their foes ruled over them.

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          42 Their enemies oppressed them and subjected them to their power.

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          43 Many times he delivered them, but they were bent on rebellion and they wasted away in their sin.

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          44 Yet he took note of their distress when he heard their cry;

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          45 for their sake he remembered his covenant and out of his great love he relented.

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          46 He caused all who held them captive to show them mercy.

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          47 Save us, LORD our God, and gather us from the nations, that we may give thanks to your holy name and glory in your praise.

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          48 Praise be to the LORD, the God of Israel, from everlasting to everlasting. Let all the people say, “Amen!” Praise the LORD.

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