Psalm 107:1-22 NIV

BOOK V

Psalms 107-150

1 Give thanks to the LORD,1 for he is good;2 his love endures forever.

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2 Let the redeemed3 of the LORD say this-- those he redeemed from the hand of the foe,

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3 those he gathered4 from the lands, from east and west, from north and south.a

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    • a 107:3 - Hebrew "north and the sea"
      4 Some wandered in desert5 wastelands, finding no way to a city6 where they could settle.

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      5 They were hungry7 and thirsty,8 and their lives ebbed away.

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      6 Then they cried out9 to the LORD in their trouble, and he delivered them from their distress.

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      7 He led them by a straight way10 to a city11 where they could settle.

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          8 Let them give thanks12 to the LORD for his unfailing love13 and his wonderful deeds14 for men,

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          9 for he satisfies15 the thirsty and fills the hungry with good things.16

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          10 Some sat in darkness17 and the deepest gloom, prisoners suffering18 in iron chains,19

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          11 for they had rebelled20 against the words of God and despised21 the counsel22 of the Most High.

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          12 So he subjected them to bitter labor; they stumbled, and there was no one to help.23

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          13 Then they cried to the LORD in their trouble, and he saved them24 from their distress.

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          14 He brought them out of darkness25 and the deepest gloom26 and broke away their chains.27

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          15 Let them give thanks28 to the LORD for his unfailing love29 and his wonderful deeds30 for men,

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              16 for he breaks down gates of bronze and cuts through bars of iron.
              17 Some became fools31 through their rebellious ways32 and suffered affliction33 because of their iniquities.

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              18 They loathed all food34 and drew near the gates of death.35

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              19 Then they cried36 to the LORD in their trouble, and he saved them37 from their distress.

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                  20 He sent forth his word38 and healed them;39 he rescued40 them from the grave.41

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                  21 Let them give thanks42 to the LORD for his unfailing love43 and his wonderful deeds44 for men.

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                  22 Let them sacrifice thank offerings45 and tell of his works46 with songs of joy.47

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