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Psalm 81 :: New International Version (NIV)

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Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 81:1 - [fn]For the director of music. According to gittith.[fn] Of Asaph. Sing for joy to God our strength; shout aloud to the God of Jacob!

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 81:2 - Begin the music, strike the timbrel, play the melodious harp and lyre.

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 81:3 - Sound the ram’s horn at the New Moon, and when the moon is full, on the day of our festival;

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 81:4 - this is a decree for Israel, an ordinance of the God of Jacob.

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 81:5 - When God went out against Egypt, he established it as a statute for Joseph. I heard an unknown voice say:

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 81:6 - “I removed the burden from their shoulders; their hands were set free from the basket.

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 81:7 - In your distress you called and I rescued you, I answered you out of a thundercloud; I tested you at the waters of Meribah.[fn]

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 81:8 - Hear me, my people, and I will warn you— if you would only listen to me, Israel!

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 81:9 - You shall have no foreign god among you; you shall not worship any god other than me.

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 81:10 - I am the LORD your God, who brought you up out of Egypt. Open wide your mouth and I will fill it.

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 81:11 - “But my people would not listen to me; Israel would not submit to me.

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 81:12 - So I gave them over to their stubborn hearts to follow their own devices.

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 81:13 - “If my people would only listen to me, if Israel would only follow my ways,

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 81:14 - how quickly I would subdue their enemies and turn my hand against their foes!

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 81:15 - Those who hate the LORD would cringe before him, and their punishment would last forever.

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 81:16 - But you would be fed with the finest of wheat; with honey from the rock I would satisfy you.”
NIV Footnotes
In Hebrew texts 81:1-16 is numbered 81:2-17.
Title: Probably a musical term
The Hebrew has Selah (a word of uncertain meaning) here.
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