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Psalms 107

Psalms 107:1  
O give thanks unto the LORD, for he is good: for his mercy endureth for ever.

Psalms 107:2  
Let the redeemed of the LORD say so, whom he hath redeemed from the hand of the enemy;

Psalms 107:3  
And gathered them out of the lands, from the east, and from the west, from the north, and from the south.

Psalms 107:4  
They wandered in the wilderness in a solitary way; they found no city to dwell in.

Psalms 107:5  
Hungry and thirsty, their soul fainted in them.

Psalms 107:6  
Then they cried unto the LORD in their trouble, and he delivered them out of their distresses.

Psalms 107:7  
And he led them forth by the right way, that they might go to a city of habitation.

Psalms 107:8  
Oh that men would praise the LORD for his goodness, and for his wonderful works to the children of men!

Psalms 107:9  
For he satisfieth the longing soul, and filleth the hungry soul with goodness.

Psalms 107:10  
Such as sit in darkness and in the shadow of death, being bound in affliction and iron;

Psalms 107:11  
Because they rebelled against the words of God, and contemned the counsel of the most High:

Psalms 107:12  
Therefore he brought down their heart with labour; they fell down, and there was none to help.

Psalms 107:13  
Then they cried unto the LORD in their trouble, and he saved them out of their distresses.

Psalms 107:14  
He brought them out of darkness and the shadow of death, and brake their bands in sunder.

Psalms 107:15  
Oh that men would praise the LORD for his goodness, and for his wonderful works to the children of men!

Psalms 107:16  
For he hath broken the gates of brass, and cut the bars of iron in sunder.

Psalms 107:17  
Fools because of their transgression, and because of their iniquities, are afflicted.

Psalms 107:18  
Their soul abhorreth all manner of meat; and they draw near unto the gates of death.

Psalms 107:19  
Then they cry unto the LORD in their trouble, and he saveth them out of their distresses.

Psalms 107:20  
He sent his word, and healed them, and delivered them from their destructions.

Psalms 107:21  
Oh that men would praise the LORD for his goodness, and for his wonderful works to the children of men!

Psalms 107:22  
And let them sacrifice the sacrifices of thanksgiving, and declare his works with rejoicing.

Psalms 107:23  
They that go down to the sea in ships, that do business in great waters;

Psalms 107:24  
These see the works of the LORD, and his wonders in the deep.

Psalms 107:25  
For he commandeth, and raiseth the stormy wind, which lifteth up the waves thereof.

Psalms 107:26  
They mount up to the heaven, they go down again to the depths: their soul is melted because of trouble.

Psalms 107:27  
They reel to and fro, and stagger like a drunken man, and are at their wits' end.

Psalms 107:28  
Then they cry unto the LORD in their trouble, and he bringeth them out of their distresses.

Psalms 107:29  
He maketh the storm a calm, so that the waves thereof are still.

Psalms 107:30  
Then are they glad because they be quiet; so he bringeth them unto their desired haven.

Psalms 107:31  
Oh that men would praise the LORD for his goodness, and for his wonderful works to the children of men!

Psalms 107:32  
Let them exalt him also in the congregation of the people, and praise him in the assembly of the elders.

Psalms 107:33  
He turneth rivers into a wilderness, and the watersprings into dry ground;

Psalms 107:34  
A fruitful land into barrenness, for the wickedness of them that dwell therein.

Psalms 107:35  
He turneth the wilderness into a standing water, and dry ground into watersprings.

Psalms 107:36  
And there he maketh the hungry to dwell, that they may prepare a city for habitation;

Psalms 107:37  
And sow the fields, and plant vineyards, which may yield fruits of increase.

Psalms 107:38  
He blesseth them also, so that they are multiplied greatly; and suffereth not their cattle to decrease.

Psalms 107:39  
Again, they are minished and brought low through oppression, affliction, and sorrow.

Psalms 107:40  
He poureth contempt upon princes, and causeth them to wander in the wilderness, where there is no way.

Psalms 107:41  
Yet setteth he the poor on high from affliction, and maketh him families like a flock.

Psalms 107:42  
The righteous shall see it, and rejoice: and all iniquity shall stop her mouth.

Psalms 107:43  
Whoso is wise, and will observe these things, even they shall understand the lovingkindness of the LORD.


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