The Scriptures      Study Helps  | Search  | Options  | Marked  | Help  | English 
Listen   Print   < Previous  Next >
Israel commanded to sing praises to the Lord—If Israel had walked in the Lord’s ways they would have triumphed over their enemies.
  1 Sing aloud unto God our strength: make a joyful noise unto the God of Jacob.
  2 Take a psalm, and bring hither the timbrel, the pleasant harp with the psaltery.
  3 Blow up the atrumpet in the new moon, in the time appointed, on our solemn feast day.
  4 For this was a statute for Israel, and a law of the God of Jacob.
  5 This he ordained in Joseph for a testimony, when he went out through the land of Egypt: where I heard a alanguage that I understood not.
  6 I removed his shoulder from the aburden: his hands were delivered from the pots.
  7 Thou calledst in atrouble, and I delivered thee; I answered thee in the secret bplace of thunder: I cproved thee at the waters of dMeribah. Selah.
  8 Hear, O my people, and I will testify unto thee: O Israel, if thou wilt hearken unto me;
  9 There shall no strange god be in thee; neither shalt thou worship any strange god.
  10 I am the Lord thy God, which brought thee out of the land of Egypt: open thy mouth wide, and I will fill it.
  11 But my people would not hearken to my voice; and Israel would none of me.
  12 So I agave them up unto their own hearts’ blust: and they walked in their own counsels.
  13 Oh that my people had ahearkened unto me, and Israel had walked in my ways!
  14 I should soon have subdued their enemies, and turned my hand against their adversaries.
  15 The haters of the Lord should have asubmitted themselves unto him: but their time should have endured for ever.
  16 He should have fed them also with the finest of the wheat: and with honey out of the rock should I have satisfied thee.