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Psalm 81 :: American Standard Version (ASV)

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God's Goodness and Israel's Waywardness.

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For the Chief Musician; set to the Gittith. A Psalm of Asaph.
Sing aloud unto God our strength:
Make a joyful noise unto the God of Jacob.
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Raise a song, and bring hither the timbrel,
The pleasant harp with the psaltery.
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Blow the trumpet at the new moon,
At the full moon, on our feast-day.
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For it is a statute for Israel,
An ordinance of the God of Jacob.
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He appointed it in Joseph for a testimony,
When he went out over the land of Egypt,
Where I heard a language that I knew not.
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I removed his shoulder from the burden:
His hands were freed from the basket.
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Thou calledst in trouble, and I delivered thee;
I answered thee in the secret place of thunder;
I proved thee at the waters of Meribah.
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Hear, O my people, and I will testify unto thee:
O Israel, if thou wouldest hearken unto me!
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There shall no strange god be in thee;
Neither shalt thou worship any foreign god.
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I am Jehovah thy God,
Who brought thee up out of the land of Egypt:
Open thy mouth wide, and I will fill it.
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But my people hearkened not to my voice;
And Israel would none of me.
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So I let them go after the stubbornness of their heart,
That they might walk in their own counsels.
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Oh that my people would hearken unto me,
That Israel would walk in my ways!
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I would soon subdue their enemies,
And turn my hand against their adversaries.
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The haters of Jehovah should submit themselves unto him:
But their time should endure for ever.
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He would feed them also with the finest of the wheat;
And with honey out of the rock would I satisfy thee.

Thomas Nelson & Sons first published the American Standard Version in 1901. This translation of the Bible is in the public domain.

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