Psalm 77 TNIV

For the director of music. For Jeduthun. Of Asaph. A psalm."

1 I cried out to God1 for help; I cried out to God to hear me.

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2 When I was in distress,2 I sought the Lord; at night3 I stretched out untiring hands,4 and I would not be comforted.5

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3 I remembered6 you, God, and I groaned;7 I meditated, and my spirit grew faint.a8

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    • a 77:3 - The Hebrew has "Selah" (a word of uncertain meaning) here and at the end of verses 9 and 15.
      4 You kept my eyes from closing; I was too troubled to speak.9

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      5 I thought about the former days,10 the years of long ago;

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      6 I remembered my songs in the night. My heart meditated and my spirit asked:
      7 "Will the Lord reject forever?11 Will he never show his favor12 again?

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      8 Has his unfailing love13 vanished forever? Has his promise14 failed for all time?

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      9 Has God forgotten to be merciful?15 Has he in anger withheld his compassion?16"

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      10 Then I thought, "To this I will appeal: the years when the Most High stretched out his right hand.17

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      11 I will remember the deeds of the LORD; yes, I will remember your miracles18 of long ago.

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      12 I will consider19 all your works and meditate on all your mighty deeds."20

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      13 Your ways, God, are holy. What god is as great as our God?21

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      14 You are the God who performs miracles;22 you display your power among the peoples.

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      15 With your mighty arm you redeemed your people,23 the descendants of Jacob and Joseph.

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      16 The waters24 saw you, God, the waters saw you and writhed;25 the very depths were convulsed.

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      17 The clouds poured down water,26 the heavens resounded with thunder;27 your arrows28 flashed back and forth.

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      18 Your thunder was heard in the whirlwind,29 your lightning30 lit up the world; the earth trembled and quaked.31

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      19 Your path32 led through the sea,33 your way through the mighty waters, though your footprints were not seen.

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      20 You led your people34 like a flock35 by the hand of Moses and Aaron.36

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