Psalm 81:1-6 NIV

For the director of music. According to "gittith." Of Asaph.

1 Sing for joy to God our strength; shout aloud to the God of Jacob!1

References for Psalms 81:1

2 Begin the music, strike the tambourine,2 play the melodious harp3 and lyre.4

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3 Sound the ram's horn5 at the New Moon,6 and when the moon is full, on the day of our Feast;

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4 this is a decree for Israel, an ordinance of the God of Jacob.7

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5 He established it as a statute for Joseph when he went out against Egypt,8 where we heard a language we did not understand.a9

References for Psalms 81:5

    • a 81:5 - Or / "and we heard a voice we had not known"
      6 He says, "I removed the burden10 from their shoulders;11 their hands were set free from the basket.

      References for Psalms 81:6