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Psalms 96 1 Sing a new song to the LORD! Let the whole earth sing to the LORD!
Psalms 96 2 Sing to the LORD; bless his name. Each day proclaim the good news that he saves.
Psalms 96 3 Publish his glorious deeds among the nations. Tell everyone about the amazing things he does.
Psalms 96 4 Great is the LORD! He is most worthy of praise! He is to be revered above all the gods.
Psalms 96 5 The gods of other nations are merely idols, but the LORD made the heavens!
Psalms 96 6 Honor and majesty surround him; strength and beauty are in his sanctuary.
Psalms 96 7 O nations of the world, recognize the LORD; recognize that the LORD is glorious and strong.
Psalms 96 8 Give to the LORD the glory he deserves! Bring your offering and come to worship him.
Psalms 96 9 Worship the LORD in all his holy splendor. Let all the earth tremble before him.
Psalms 96 10 Tell all the nations that the LORD is king. The world is firmly established and cannot be shaken. He will judge all peoples fairly.
Psalms 96 11 Let the heavens be glad, and let the earth rejoice! Let the sea and everything in it shout his praise!
Psalms 96 12 Let the fields and their crops burst forth with joy! Let the trees of the forest rustle with praise
Psalms 96 13 before the LORD! For the LORD is coming! He is coming to judge the earth. He will judge the world with righteousness and all the nations with his truth.
Psalms 105 1 Give thanks to the LORD and proclaim his greatness. Let the whole world know what he has done.
Psalms 105 2 Sing to him; yes, sing his praises. Tell everyone about his miracles.
Psalms 105 3 Exult in his holy name; O worshipers of the LORD, rejoice!
Psalms 105 4 Search for the LORD and for his strength, and keep on searching.
Psalms 105 5 Think of the wonderful works he has done, the miracles and the judgments he handed down,
Psalms 105 6 O children of Abraham, God's servant, O descendants of Jacob, God's chosen one.
Psalms 105 7 He is the LORD our God. His rule is seen throughout the land.
Psalms 105 8 He always stands by his covenant--the commitment he made to a thousand generations.
Psalms 105 9 This is the covenant he made with Abraham and the oath he swore to Isaac.
Psalms 105 10 He confirmed it to Jacob as a decree, to the people of Israel as a never-ending treaty:
Psalms 105 11 "I will give you the land of Canaan as your special possession."
Psalms 105 12 He said this when they were few in number, a tiny group of strangers in Canaan.
Psalms 105 13 They wandered back and forth between nations, from one kingdom to another.
Psalms 105 14 Yet he did not let anyone oppress them. He warned kings on their behalf:
Psalms 105 15 "Do not touch these people I have chosen, and do not hurt my prophets."
Psalms 105 16 He called for a famine on the land of Canaan, cutting off its food supply.
Psalms 105 17 Then he sent someone to Egypt ahead of them--Joseph, who was sold as a slave.
Psalms 105 18 There in prison, they bruised his feet with fetters and placed his neck in an iron collar.
Psalms 105 19 Until the time came to fulfill his word, the LORD tested Joseph's character.
Psalms 105 20 Then Pharaoh sent for him and set him free; the ruler of the nation opened his prison door.
Psalms 105 21 Joseph was put in charge of all the king's household; he became ruler over all the king's possessions.
Psalms 105 22 He could instruct the king's aides as he pleased and teach the king's advisers.
Psalms 105 23 Then Israel arrived in Egypt; Jacob lived as a foreigner in the land of Ham.
Psalms 105 24 And the LORD multiplied the people of Israel until they became too mighty for their enemies.
Psalms 105 25 Then he turned the Egyptians against the Israelites, and they plotted against the LORD's servants.
Psalms 105 26 But the LORD sent Moses his servant, along with Aaron, whom he had chosen.
Psalms 105 27 They performed miraculous signs among the Egyptians, and miracles in the land of Ham.
Psalms 105 28 The LORD blanketed Egypt in darkness, for they had defied his commands to let his people go.
Psalms 105 29 He turned the nation's water into blood, poisoning all the fish.
Psalms 105 30 Then frogs overran the land; they were found even in the king's private rooms.
Psalms 105 31 When he spoke, flies descended on the Egyptians, and gnats swarmed across Egypt.
Psalms 105 32 Instead of rain, he sent murderous hail, and flashes of lightning overwhelmed the land.
Psalms 105 33 He ruined their grapevines and fig trees and shattered all the trees.
Psalms 105 34 He spoke, and hordes of locusts came--locusts beyond number.
Psalms 105 35 They ate up everything green in the land, destroying all the crops.
Psalms 105 36 Then he killed the oldest child in each Egyptian home, the pride and joy of each family.
Psalms 105 37 But he brought his people safely out of Egypt, loaded with silver and gold; there were no sick or feeble people among them.
Psalms 105 38 Egypt was glad when they were gone, for the dread of them was great.
Psalms 105 39 The LORD spread out a cloud above them as a covering and gave them a great fire to light the darkness.
Psalms 105 40 They asked for meat, and he sent them quail; he gave them manna--bread from heaven.
Psalms 105 41 He opened up a rock, and water gushed out to form a river through the dry and barren land.
Psalms 105 42 For he remembered his sacred promise to Abraham his servant.
Psalms 105 43 So he brought his people out of Egypt with joy, his chosen ones with rejoicing.
Psalms 105 44 He gave his people the lands of pagan nations, and they harvested crops that others had planted.
Psalms 105 45 All this happened so they would follow his principles and obey his laws. Praise the LORD!
Psalms 106 1 Praise the LORD! Give thanks to the LORD, for he is good! His faithful love endures forever.
Psalms 106 2 Who can list the glorious miracles of the LORD? Who can ever praise him half enough?
Psalms 106 3 Happy are those who deal justly with others and always do what is right.
Psalms 106 4 Remember me, too, LORD, when you show favor to your people; come to me with your salvation.
Psalms 106 5 Let me share in the prosperity of your chosen ones. Let me rejoice in the joy of your people; let me praise you with those who are your heritage.
Psalms 106 6 Both we and our ancestors have sinned. We have done wrong! We have acted wickedly!
Psalms 106 7 Our ancestors in Egypt were not impressed by the LORD's miracles. They soon forgot his many acts of kindness to them. Instead, they rebelled against him at the Red Sea.
Psalms 106 8 Even so, he saved them--to defend the honor of his name and to demonstrate his mighty power.
Psalms 106 9 He commanded the Red Sea to divide, and a dry path appeared. He led Israel across the sea bottom that was as dry as a desert.
Psalms 106 10 So he rescued them from their enemies and redeemed them from their foes.
Psalms 106 11 Then the water returned and covered their enemies; not one of them survived.
Psalms 106 12 Then at last his people believed his promises. Then they finally sang his praise.
Psalms 106 13 Yet how quickly they forgot what he had done! They wouldn't wait for his counsel!
Psalms 106 14 In the wilderness, their desires ran wild, testing God's patience in that dry land.
Psalms 106 15 So he gave them what they asked for, but he sent a plague along with it.
Psalms 106 16 The people in the camp were jealous of Moses and envious of Aaron, the LORD's holy priest.
Psalms 106 17 Because of this, the earth opened up; it swallowed Dathan and buried Abiram and the other rebels.
Psalms 106 18 Fire fell upon their followers; a flame consumed the wicked.
Psalms 106 19 The people made a calf at Mount Sinai; they bowed before an image made of gold.
Psalms 106 20 They traded their glorious God for a statue of a grass-eating ox!
Psalms 106 21 They forgot God, their savior, who had done such great things in Egypt--
Psalms 106 22 such wonderful things in that land, such awesome deeds at the Red Sea.
Psalms 106 23 So he declared he would destroy them. But Moses, his chosen one, stepped between the LORD and the people. He begged him to turn from his anger and not destroy them.
Psalms 106 24 The people refused to enter the pleasant land, for they wouldn't believe his promise to care for them.
Psalms 106 25 Instead, they grumbled in their tents and refused to obey the LORD.
Psalms 106 26 Therefore, he swore that he would kill them in the wilderness,
Psalms 106 27 that he would scatter their descendants among the nations, exiling them to distant lands.
Psalms 106 28 Then our ancestors joined in the worship of Baal at Peor; they even ate sacrifices offered to the dead!
Psalms 106 29 They angered the LORD with all these things, so a plague broke out among them.
Psalms 106 30 But Phinehas had the courage to step in, and the plague was stopped.
Psalms 106 31 So he has been regarded as a righteous man ever since that time.
Psalms 106 32 At Meribah, too, they angered the LORD, causing Moses serious trouble.
Psalms 106 33 They made Moses angry, and he spoke foolishly.
Psalms 106 34 Israel failed to destroy the nations in the land, as the LORD had told them to.
Psalms 106 35 Instead, they mingled among the pagans and adopted their evil customs.
Psalms 106 36 They worshiped their idols, and this led to their downfall.
Psalms 106 37 They even sacrificed their sons and their daughters to the demons.
Psalms 106 38 They shed innocent blood, the blood of their sons and daughters. By sacrificing them to the idols of Canaan, they polluted the land with murder.
Psalms 106 39 They defiled themselves by their evil deeds, and their love of idols was adultery in the LORD's sight.
Psalms 106 40 That is why the LORD's anger burned against his people, and he abhorred his own special possession.
Psalms 106 41 He handed them over to pagan nations, and those who hated them ruled over them.
Psalms 106 42 Their enemies crushed them and brought them under their cruel power.
Psalms 106 43 Again and again he delivered them, but they continued to rebel against him, and they were finally destroyed by their sin.
Psalms 106 44 Even so, he pitied them in their distress and listened to their cries.
Psalms 106 45 He remembered his covenant with them and relented because of his unfailing love.
Psalms 106 46 He even caused their captors to treat them with kindness.
Psalms 106 47 O LORD our God, save us! Gather us back from among the nations, so we can thank your holy name and rejoice and praise you.
Psalms 106 48 Blessed be the LORD, the God of Israel, from everlasting to everlasting! Let all the people say, "Amen!" Praise the LORD!