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Psalm 81 :: Young's Literal Translation (YLT)

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Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 81:1 - To the Overseer. -- 'On the Gittith.' By Asaph. Cry aloud to God our strength, Shout to the God of Jacob.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 81:2 - Lift up a song, and give out a timbrel, A pleasant harp with psaltery.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 81:3 - Blow in the month a trumpet, In the new moon, at the day of our festival,
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 81:4 - For a statute to Israel it is, An ordinance of the God of Jacob.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 81:5 - A testimony on Joseph He hath placed it, In his going forth over the land of Egypt. A lip, I have not known -- I hear.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 81:6 - From the burden his shoulder I turned aside, His hands from the basket pass over.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 81:7 - In distress thou hast called and I deliver thee, I answer thee in the secret place of thunder, I try thee by the waters of Meribah. Selah.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 81:8 - Hear, O My people, and I testify to thee, O Israel, if thou dost hearken to me:
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 81:9 - There is not in thee a strange god, And thou bowest not thyself to a strange god.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 81:10 - I am Jehovah thy God, Who bringeth thee up out of the land of Egypt. Enlarge thy mouth, and I fill it.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 81:11 - But, My people hearkened not to My voice, And Israel hath not consented to Me.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 81:12 - And I send them away in the enmity of their heart, They walk in their own counsels.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 81:13 - O that My people were hearkening to Me, Israel in My ways would walk.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 81:14 - As a little thing their enemies I cause to bow, And against their adversaries I turn back My hand,
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 81:15 - Those hating Jehovah feign obedience to Him, But their time is -- to the age.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 81:16 - He causeth him to eat of the fat of wheat, And with honey from a rock I satisfy thee!

The Young's Literal Translation was translated by Robert Young, who believed in a strictly literal translation of God's word. This version of the Bible is in the public domain.


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

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