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Psalm 105 :: English Standard Version (ESV)

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Tell of All His Wondrous Works

(Exo 7:8—11:10; 1Ch 16:8–22 )
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 105:1 - Oh give thanks to the LORD; call upon his name;
make known his deeds among the peoples!
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 105:2 - Sing to him, sing praises to him;
tell of all his wondrous works!
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 105:3 - Glory in his holy name;
let the hearts of those who seek the LORD rejoice!
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 105:4 - Seek the LORD and his strength;
seek his presence continually!
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 105:5 - Remember the wondrous works that he has done,
his miracles, and the judgments he uttered,
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 105:6 - O offspring of Abraham, his servant,
children of Jacob, his chosen ones!
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 105:7 - He is the LORD our God;
his judgments are in all the earth.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 105:8 - He remembers his covenant forever,
the word that he commanded, for a thousand generations,
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 105:9 - the covenant that he made with Abraham,
his sworn promise to Isaac,
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 105:10 - which he confirmed to Jacob as a statute,
to Israel as an everlasting covenant,
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 105:11 - saying, “To you I will give the land of Canaan
as your portion for an inheritance.”
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 105:12 - When they were few in number,
of little account, and sojourners in it,
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 105:13 - wandering from nation to nation,
from one kingdom to another people,
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 105:14 - he allowed no one to oppress them;
he rebuked kings on their account,
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 105:15 - saying, “Touch not my anointed ones,
do my prophets no harm!”
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 105:16 - When he summoned a famine on the land
and broke all supply[fn] of bread,
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 105:17 - he had sent a man ahead of them,
Joseph, who was sold as a slave.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 105:18 - His feet were hurt with fetters;
his neck was put in a collar of iron;
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 105:19 - until what he had said came to pass,
the word of the LORD tested him.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 105:20 - The king sent and released him;
the ruler of the peoples set him free;
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 105:21 - he made him lord of his house
and ruler of all his possessions,
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 105:22 - to bind[fn] his princes at his pleasure
and to teach his elders wisdom.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 105:23 - Then Israel came to Egypt;
Jacob sojourned in the land of Ham.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 105:24 - And the LORD made his people very fruitful
and made them stronger than their foes.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 105:25 - He turned their hearts to hate his people,
to deal craftily with his servants.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 105:26 - He sent Moses, his servant,
and Aaron, whom he had chosen.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 105:27 - They performed his signs among them
and miracles in the land of Ham.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 105:28 - He sent darkness, and made the land dark;
they did not rebel[fn] against his words.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 105:29 - He turned their waters into blood
and caused their fish to die.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 105:30 - Their land swarmed with frogs,
even in the chambers of their kings.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 105:31 - He spoke, and there came swarms of flies,
and gnats throughout their country.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 105:32 - He gave them hail for rain,
and fiery lightning bolts through their land.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 105:33 - He struck down their vines and fig trees,
and shattered the trees of their country.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 105:34 - He spoke, and the locusts came,
young locusts without number,
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 105:35 - which devoured all the vegetation in their land
and ate up the fruit of their ground.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 105:36 - He struck down all the firstborn in their land,
the firstfruits of all their strength.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 105:37 - Then he brought out Israel with silver and gold,
and there was none among his tribes who stumbled.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 105:38 - Egypt was glad when they departed,
for dread of them had fallen upon it.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 105:39 - He spread a cloud for a covering,
and fire to give light by night.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 105:40 - They asked, and he brought quail,
and gave them bread from heaven in abundance.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 105:41 - He opened the rock, and water gushed out;
it flowed through the desert like a river.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 105:42 - For he remembered his holy promise,
and Abraham, his servant.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 105:43 - So he brought his people out with joy,
his chosen ones with singing.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 105:44 - And he gave them the lands of the nations,
and they took possession of the fruit of the peoples’ toil,
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 105:45 - that they might keep his statutes
and observe his laws.
Praise the LORD!
ESV Footnotes
Hebrew staff
Septuagint, Syriac, Jerome instruct
Septuagint, Syriac omit not

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