Let them give thanks1 to the LORD for his unfailing love2 and his wonderful deeds3 for men.
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Let them exalt4 him in the assembly5 of the people and praise him in the council of the elders.
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He turned rivers into a desert,6 flowing springs7 into thirsty ground,
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and fruitful land into a salt waste,8 because of the wickedness of those who lived there.
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He turned the desert into pools of water9 and the parched ground into flowing springs;10
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there he brought the hungry to live, and they founded a city where they could settle.
They sowed fields and planted vineyards11 that yielded a fruitful harvest;
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he blessed them, and their numbers greatly increased,12 and he did not let their herds diminish.13
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Then their numbers decreased,14 and they were humbled15 by oppression, calamity and sorrow;
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he who pours contempt on nobles16 made them wander in a trackless waste.17
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But he lifted the needy18 out of their affliction and increased their families like flocks.19
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