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Psalm 81 :: Revised Standard Version (RSV)

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Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 81:1 - To the choirmaster: according to The Gittith. A Psalm of Asaph. Sing aloud to God our strength; shout for joy to the God of Jacob!
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 81:2 - Raise a song, sound the timbrel, the sweet lyre with the harp.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 81:3 - Blow the trumpet at the new moon, at the full moon, on our feast day.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 81:4 - For it is a statute for Israel, an ordinance of the God of Jacob.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 81:5 - He made it a decree in Joseph, when he went out over the land of Egypt. I hear a voice I had not known:
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 81:6 - "I relieved your shoulder of the burden; your hands were freed from the basket.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 81:7 - In distress you called, and I delivered you; I answered you in the secret place of thunder; I tested you at the waters of Mer'ibah. Selah
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 81:8 - Hear, O my people, while I admonish you! O Israel, if you would but listen to me!
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 81:9 - There shall be no strange god among you; you shall not bow down to a foreign god.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 81:10 - I am the LORD your God, who brought you up out of the land of Egypt. Open your mouth wide, and I will fill it.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 81:11 - "But my people did not listen to my voice; Israel would have none of me.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 81:12 - So I gave them over to their stubborn hearts, to follow their own counsels.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 81:13 - O that my people would listen to me, that Israel would walk in my ways!
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 81:14 - I would soon subdue their enemies, and turn my hand against their foes.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 81:15 - Those who hate the LORD would cringe toward him, and their fate would last for ever.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 81:16 - I would feed you with the finest of the wheat, and with honey from the rock I would satisfy you."

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Source: Transcribed from: The Holy Bible: Revised Standard Version containing the Old and New Testaments, translated from the original tongues: being the version set forth A.D. 1611, revised A.D. 1881-1885 and A.D. 1901: compared with the most ancient authorities and revised A.D. 1946-52. — 2nd ed. of New Testament A.D. 1971. There should be enough in the rest of the description to identify the text.

Language: English

Availability: Freely available for non-commercial use provided that this header is included in its entirety with any copy distributed.


Pericope taken from the NASB95 and has been graciously provided by The Lockman Foundation, La Habra, Calif. All rights reserved.

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