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Psalms 106

Psalms 106:1  
Praise Yahweh! Give thanks to Yahweh, for he is good, for his loving kindness endures forever.

Psalms 106:2  
Who can utter the mighty acts of Yahweh, or fully declare all his praise?

Psalms 106:3  
Blessed are those who keep justice. Blessed is one who does what is right at all times.

Psalms 106:4  
Remember me, Yahweh, with the favor that you show to your people. Visit me with your salvation,

Psalms 106:5  
that I may see the prosperity of your chosen, that I may rejoice in the gladness of your nation, that I may glory with your inheritance.

Psalms 106:6  
We have sinned with our fathers. We have committed iniquity. We have done wickedly.

Psalms 106:7  
Our fathers didn’t understand your wonders in Egypt. They didn’t remember the multitude of your loving kindnesses, but were rebellious at the sea, even at the Red Sea.

Psalms 106:8  
Nevertheless he saved them for his name’s sake, that he might make his mighty power known.

Psalms 106:9  
He rebuked the Red Sea also, and it was dried up; so he led them through the depths, as through a desert.

Psalms 106:10  
He saved them from the hand of him who hated them, and redeemed them from the hand of the enemy.

Psalms 106:11  
The waters covered their adversaries. There was not one of them left.

Psalms 106:12  
Then they believed his words. They sang his praise.

Psalms 106:13  
They soon forgot his works. They didn’t wait for his counsel,

Psalms 106:14  
but gave in to craving in the desert, and tested God in the wasteland.

Psalms 106:15  
He gave them their request, but sent leanness into their soul.

Psalms 106:16  
They envied Moses also in the camp, and Aaron, Yahweh’s saint.

Psalms 106:17  
The earth opened and swallowed up Dathan, and covered the company of Abiram.

Psalms 106:18  
A fire was kindled in their company. The flame burned up the wicked.

Psalms 106:19  
They made a calf in Horeb, and worshiped a molten image.

Psalms 106:20  
Thus they exchanged their glory for an image of a bull that eats grass.

Psalms 106:21  
They forgot God, their Savior, who had done great things in Egypt,

Psalms 106:22  
wondrous works in the land of Ham, and awesome things by the Red Sea.

Psalms 106:23  
Therefore he said that he would destroy them, had Moses, his chosen, not stood before him in the breach, to turn away his wrath, so that he wouldn’t destroy them.

Psalms 106:24  
Yes, they despised the pleasant land. They didn’t believe his word,

Psalms 106:25  
but murmured in their tents, and didn’t listen to Yahweh’s voice.

Psalms 106:26  
Therefore he swore to them that he would overthrow them in the wilderness,

Psalms 106:27  
that he would overthrow their offspring among the nations, and scatter them in the lands.

Psalms 106:28  
They joined themselves also to Baal Peor, and ate the sacrifices of the dead.

Psalms 106:29  
Thus they provoked him to anger with their deeds. The plague broke in on them.

Psalms 106:30  
Then Phinehas stood up and executed judgment, so the plague was stopped.

Psalms 106:31  
That was credited to him for righteousness, for all generations to come.

Psalms 106:32  
They angered him also at the waters of Meribah, so that Moses was troubled for their sakes;

Psalms 106:33  
because they were rebellious against his spirit, he spoke rashly with his lips.

Psalms 106:34  
They didn’t destroy the peoples, as Yahweh commanded them,

Psalms 106:35  
but mixed themselves with the nations, and learned their works.

Psalms 106:36  
They served their idols, which became a snare to them.

Psalms 106:37  
Yes, they sacrificed their sons and their daughters to demons.

Psalms 106:38  
They shed innocent blood, even the blood of their sons and of their daughters, whom they sacrificed to the idols of Canaan. The land was polluted with blood.

Psalms 106:39  
Thus they were defiled with their works, and prostituted themselves in their deeds.

Psalms 106:40  
Therefore Yahweh burned with anger against his people. He abhorred his inheritance.

Psalms 106:41  
He gave them into the hand of the nations. Those who hated them ruled over them.

Psalms 106:42  
Their enemies also oppressed them. They were brought into subjection under their hand.

Psalms 106:43  
He rescued them many times, but they were rebellious in their counsel, and were brought low in their iniquity.

Psalms 106:44  
Nevertheless he regarded their distress, when he heard their cry.

Psalms 106:45  
He remembered for them his covenant, and repented according to the multitude of his loving kindnesses.

Psalms 106:46  
He made them also to be pitied by all those who carried them captive.

Psalms 106:47  
Save us, Yahweh, our God, gather us from among the nations, to give thanks to your holy name, to triumph in your praise!

Psalms 106:48  
Blessed be Yahweh, the God of Israel, from everlasting even to everlasting! Let all the people say, “Amen.” Praise Yah!


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