He unleashed against them his hot anger, his wrath, indignation and hostility— a band of destroying angels.
References for Psalms 78:49
He prepared a path for his anger; he did not spare them from death but gave them over to the plague.
He struck down all the firstborn of Egypt, the firstfruits of manhood in the tents of Ham.
References for Psalms 78:51
But he brought his people out like a flock; he led them like sheep through the wilderness.
References for Psalms 78:52
He guided them safely, so they were unafraid; but the sea engulfed their enemies.
References for Psalms 78:53
And so he brought them to the border of his holy land, to the hill country his right hand had taken.
References for Psalms 78:54
He drove out nations before them and allotted their lands to them as an inheritance; he settled the tribes of Israel in their homes.
References for Psalms 78:55
But they put God to the test and rebelled against the Most High; they did not keep his statutes.
Like their ancestors they were disloyal and faithless, as unreliable as a faulty bow.
References for Psalms 78:57
They angered him with their high places; they aroused his jealousy with their idols.
References for Psalms 78:58
When God heard them, he was furious; he rejected Israel completely.
References for Psalms 78:59