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Psalm 66 :: New Living Translation (NLT)

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Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 66:1 - For the choir director: A song. A psalm.

Shout joyful praises to God, all the earth!
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 66:2 - Sing about the glory of his name!
Tell the world how glorious he is.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 66:3 - Say to God, “How awesome are your deeds!
Your enemies cringe before your mighty power.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 66:4 - Everything on earth will worship you;
they will sing your praises,
shouting your name in glorious songs.”
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 66:5 - Come and see what our God has done,
what awesome miracles he performs for people!
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 66:6 - He made a dry path through the Red Sea,[fn]
and his people went across on foot.
There we rejoiced in him.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 66:7 - For by his great power he rules forever.
He watches every movement of the nations;
let no rebel rise in defiance.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 66:8 - Let the whole world bless our God
and loudly sing his praises.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 66:9 - Our lives are in his hands,
and he keeps our feet from stumbling.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 66:10 - You have tested us, O God;
you have purified us like silver.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 66:11 - You captured us in your net
and laid the burden of slavery on our backs.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 66:12 - Then you put a leader over us.[fn]
We went through fire and flood,
but you brought us to a place of great abundance.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 66:13 - Now I come to your Temple with burnt offerings
to fulfill the vows I made to you—
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 66:14 - yes, the sacred vows that I made
when I was in deep trouble.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 66:15 - That is why I am sacrificing burnt offerings to you—
the best of my rams as a pleasing aroma,
and a sacrifice of bulls and male goats.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 66:16 - Come and listen, all you who fear God,
and I will tell you what he did for me.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 66:17 - For I cried out to him for help,
praising him as I spoke.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 66:18 - If I had not confessed the sin in my heart,
the Lord would not have listened.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 66:19 - But God did listen!
He paid attention to my prayer.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 66:20 - Praise God, who did not ignore my prayer
or withdraw his unfailing love from me.
NLT Footnotes
Hebrew the sea.
Or You made people ride over our heads.

Holy Bible, New Living Translation copyright © 1996, 2004, 2007 by Tyndale House Foundation. Used by permission of Tyndale House Publishers Inc., Carol Stream, Illinois 60188. All rights reserved.

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For more information on this translation, see the NLT Preface.

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