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Parallel Bible results for Psalm 81

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Psalm 81

ESV 1 Sing aloud to God our strength; shout for joy to the God of Jacob! NIV 1 Sing for joy to God our strength; shout aloud to the God of Jacob! ESV 2 Raise a song; sound the tambourine, the sweet lyre with the harp. NIV 2 Begin the music, strike the timbrel, play the melodious harp and lyre. ESV 3 Blow the trumpet at the new moon, at the full moon, on our feast day. NIV 3 Sound the ram’s horn at the New Moon, and when the moon is full, on the day of our festival; ESV 4 For it is a statute for Israel, a rule of the God of Jacob. NIV 4 this is a decree for Israel, an ordinance of the God of Jacob. ESV 5 He made it a decree in Joseph when he went out over the land of Egypt. I hear a language I had not known: NIV 5 When God went out against Egypt, he established it as a statute for Joseph. I heard an unknown voice say: ESV 6 "I relieved your shoulder of the burden; your hands were freed from the basket. NIV 6 “I removed the burden from their shoulders; their hands were set free from the basket. ESV 7 In distress you called, and I delivered you; I answered you in the secret place of thunder; I tested you at the waters of Meribah. Selah NIV 7 In your distress you called and I rescued you, I answered you out of a thundercloud; I tested you at the waters of Meribah. ESV 8 Hear, O my people, while I admonish you! O Israel, if you would but listen to me! NIV 8 Hear me, my people, and I will warn you— if you would only listen to me, Israel! ESV 9 There shall be no strange god among you; you shall not bow down to a foreign god. NIV 9 You shall have no foreign god among you; you shall not worship any god other than me. ESV 10 I am the LORD your God, who brought you up out of the land of Egypt. Open your mouth wide, and I will fill it. NIV 10 I am the LORD your God, who brought you up out of Egypt. Open wide your mouth and I will fill it. ESV 11 "But my people did not listen to my voice; Israel would not submit to me. NIV 11 “But my people would not listen to me; Israel would not submit to me. ESV 12 So I gave them over to their stubborn hearts, to follow their own counsels. NIV 12 So I gave them over to their stubborn hearts to follow their own devices. ESV 13 Oh, that my people would listen to me, that Israel would walk in my ways! NIV 13 “If my people would only listen to me, if Israel would only follow my ways, ESV 14 I would soon subdue their enemies and turn my hand against their foes. NIV 14 how quickly I would subdue their enemies and turn my hand against their foes! ESV 15 Those who hate the LORD would cringe toward him, and their fate would last forever. NIV 15 Those who hate the LORD would cringe before him, and their punishment would last forever. ESV 16 But he would feed you with the finest of the wheat, and with honey from the rock I would satisfy you." NIV 16 But you would be fed with the finest of wheat; with honey from the rock I would satisfy you.”

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