Psalm 78:53-63 NIV

53 He guided them safely, so they were unafraid; but the sea engulfed1 their enemies.2

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54 Thus he brought them to the border of his holy land, to the hill country his right hand3 had taken.

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55 He drove out nations4 before them and allotted their lands to them as an inheritance;5 he settled the tribes of Israel in their homes.

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56 But they put God to the test and rebelled against the Most High; they did not keep his statutes.
57 Like their fathers6 they were disloyal and faithless, as unreliable as a faulty bow.7

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58 They angered him8 with their high places;9 they aroused his jealousy with their idols.10

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59 When God heard11 them, he was very angry;12 he rejected Israel13 completely.

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60 He abandoned the tabernacle of Shiloh,14 the tent he had set up among men.15

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61 He sent [the ark of] his might16 into captivity,17 his splendor into the hands of the enemy.

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62 He gave his people over to the sword;18 he was very angry with his inheritance.19

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63 Fire consumed20 their young men, and their maidens had no wedding songs;21

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