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Psalm 78 :: New English Translation (NET)

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Pay attention, my people, to my instruction! Listen to the words I speak!

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I will sing a song that imparts wisdom; I will make insightful observations about the past.

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What we have heard and learned - that which our ancestors have told us -

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we will not hide from their descendants. We will tell the next generation about the LORD's praiseworthy acts, about his strength and the amazing things he has done.

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He established a rule in Jacob; he set up a law in Israel. He commanded our ancestors to make his deeds known to their descendants,

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so that the next generation, children yet to be born, might know about them. They will grow up and tell their descendants about them.

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Then they will place their confidence in God. They will not forget the works of God, and they will obey his commands.

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Then they will not be like their ancestors, who were a stubborn and rebellious generation, a generation that was not committed and faithful to God.

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The Ephraimites were armed with bows, but they retreated in the day of battle.

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They did not keep their covenant with God, and they refused to obey his law.

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They forgot what he had done, the amazing things he had shown them.

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He did amazing things in the sight of their ancestors, in the land of Egypt, in the region of Zoan.

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He divided the sea and led them across it; he made the water stand in a heap.

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He led them with a cloud by day, and with the light of a fire all night long.

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He broke open rocks in the wilderness, and gave them enough water to fill the depths of the sea.

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He caused streams to flow from the rock, and made the water flow like rivers.

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Yet they continued to sin against him, and rebelled against the sovereign One in the desert.

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They willfully challenged God by asking for food to satisfy their appetite.

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They insulted God, saying, "Is God really able to give us food in the wilderness?

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Yes, he struck a rock and water flowed out, streams gushed forth. But can he also give us food? Will he provide meat for his people?"

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When the LORD heard this, he was furious. A fire broke out against Jacob, and his anger flared up against Israel,

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because they did not have faith in God, and did not trust his ability to deliver them.

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He gave a command to the clouds above, and opened the doors in the sky.

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He rained down manna for them to eat; he gave them the grain of heaven.

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Man ate the food of the mighty ones. He sent them more than enough to eat.

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He brought the east wind through the sky, and by his strength led forth the south wind.

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He rained down meat on them like dust, birds as numerous as the sand on the seashores.

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He caused them to fall right in the middle of their camp, all around their homes.

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They ate until they were stuffed; he gave them what they desired.

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They were not yet filled up, their food was still in their mouths,

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when the anger of God flared up against them. He killed some of the strongest of them; he brought the young men of Israel to their knees.

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Despite all this, they continued to sin, and did not trust him to do amazing things.

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So he caused them to die unsatisfied and filled with terror.

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When he struck them down, they sought his favor; they turned back and longed for God.

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They remembered that God was their protector, and that the sovereign God was their deliverer.

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But they deceived him with their words, and lied to him.

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They were not really committed to him, and they were unfaithful to his covenant.

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Yet he is compassionate. He forgives sin and does not destroy. He often holds back his anger, and does not stir up his fury.

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He remembered that they were made of flesh, and were like a wind that blows past and does not return.

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How often they rebelled against him in the wilderness, and insulted him in the desert!

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They again challenged God, and offended the Holy One of Israel.

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They did not remember what he had done, how he delivered them from the enemy,

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when he performed his awesome deeds in Egypt, and his acts of judgment in the region of Zoan.

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He turned their rivers into blood, and they could not drink from their streams.

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He sent swarms of biting insects against them, as well as frogs that overran their land.

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He gave their crops to the grasshopper, the fruit of their labor to the locust.

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He destroyed their vines with hail, and their sycamore-fig trees with driving rain.

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He rained hail down on their cattle, and hurled lightning bolts down on their livestock.

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His raging anger lashed out against them, He sent fury, rage, and trouble as messengers who bring disaster.

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He sent his anger in full force; he did not spare them from death; he handed their lives over to destruction.

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He struck down all the firstborn in Egypt, the firstfruits of their reproductive power in the tents of Ham.

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Yet he brought out his people like sheep; he led them through the wilderness like a flock.

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He guided them safely along, while the sea covered their enemies.

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He brought them to the border of his holy land, to this mountainous land which his right hand acquired.

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He drove the nations out from before them; he assigned them their tribal allotments and allowed the tribes of Israel to settle down.

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Yet they challenged and defied the sovereign God, and did not obey his commands.

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They were unfaithful and acted as treacherously as their ancestors; they were as unreliable as a malfunctioning bow.

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They made him angry with their pagan shrines, and made him jealous with their idols.

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God heard and was angry; he completely rejected Israel.

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He abandoned the sanctuary at Shiloh, the tent where he lived among men.

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He allowed the symbol of his strong presence to be captured; he gave the symbol of his splendor into the hand of the enemy.

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He delivered his people over to the sword, and was angry with his chosen nation.

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Fire consumed their young men, and their virgins remained unmarried.

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Their priests fell by the sword, but their widows did not weep.

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But then the Lord awoke from his sleep; he was like a warrior in a drunken rage.

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He drove his enemies back; he made them a permanent target for insults.

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He rejected the tent of Joseph; he did not choose the tribe of Ephraim.

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He chose the tribe of Judah, and Mount Zion, which he loves.

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He made his sanctuary as enduring as the heavens above; as secure as the earth, which he established permanently.

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He chose David, his servant, and took him from the sheepfolds.

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He took him away from following the mother sheep, and made him the shepherd of Jacob, his people, and of Israel, his chosen nation.

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David cared for them with pure motives; he led them with skill.
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