Psalms 136

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1 1Give thanks to the LORD, for he is good, 2for his steadfast love endures forever.
2 Give thanks to 3the God of gods, for his steadfast love endures forever.
3 Give thanks to 4the Lord of lords, for his steadfast love endures forever;
4 to him who alone 5does great wonders, for his steadfast love endures forever;
5 to him who 6by understanding 7made the heavens, for his steadfast love endures forever;
6 to him who 8spread out the earth 9above the waters, for his steadfast love endures forever;
7 to him who 10made the great lights, for his steadfast love endures forever;
8 the sun to rule over the day, for his steadfast love endures forever;
9 the moon and stars to rule over the night, for his steadfast love endures forever;
10 to him who 11struck down the firstborn of Egypt, for his steadfast love endures forever;
11 and 12brought Israel out from among them, for his steadfast love endures forever;
12 with 13a strong hand and an outstretched arm, for his steadfast love endures forever;
13 to him who 14divided the Red Sea in two, for his steadfast love endures forever;
14 15and made Israel pass through the midst of it, for his steadfast love endures forever;
15 but 16overthrew[a] Pharaoh and his host in the Red Sea, for his steadfast love endures forever;
16 to him who 17led his people through the wilderness, for his steadfast love endures forever;
17 to him 18who struck down great kings, for his steadfast love endures forever;
18 and killed mighty kings, for his steadfast love endures forever;
19 Sihon, king of the Amorites, for his steadfast love endures forever;
20 and Og, king of Bashan, for his steadfast love endures forever;
21 and gave their land as a heritage, for his steadfast love endures forever;
22 a heritage to Israel his 19servant, for his steadfast love endures forever.
23 It is he who 20remembered us in our low estate, for his steadfast love endures forever;
24 and 21rescued us from our foes, for his steadfast love endures forever;
25 he who 22gives food to all flesh, for his steadfast love endures forever.
26 Give thanks to 23the God of heaven, for his steadfast love endures forever.

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Cross References 23

  • 1. Psalms 106:1; Psalms 107:1; Psalms 118:1
  • 2. See 1 Chronicles 16:41
  • 3. Deuteronomy 10:17
  • 4. [See ver. 2 above]
  • 5. See Psalms 72:18
  • 6. Proverbs 3:19; Jeremiah 10:12; Jeremiah 51:15
  • 7. See Genesis 1:1
  • 8. Isaiah 42:5; Isaiah 44:24
  • 9. Psalms 24:2
  • 10. Genesis 1:16
  • 11. See Psalms 78:51
  • 12. Exodus 12:51; Exodus 13:3
  • 13. Deuteronomy 4:34
  • 14. See Psalms 78:13
  • 15. Exodus 14:21, 22
  • 16. Exodus 14:27; [Psalms 78:53]
  • 17. Exodus 15:22; Deuteronomy 8:15; See Psalms 77:20
  • 18. For ver. 17-22, see Psalms 135:10-12
  • 19. Psalms 105:6, 26
  • 20. Genesis 8:1; [Deuteronomy 32:36]
  • 21. Psalms 107:2
  • 22. Psalms 104:27; See Job 36:31
  • 23. Ezra 5:12; Nehemiah 1:4; Daniel 2:18

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Psalms 136 Commentaries

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