Psalms

Psalms


081:001 Sing aloud unto God our strength: make a joyful noise unto the God of Jacob.
081:002 Take a psalm, and bring hither the timbrel, the pleasant harp with the psaltery.
081:003 Blow up the trumpet in the new moon, in the time appointed, on our solemn feast day.
081:004 For this was a statute for Israel, and a law of the God of Jacob.
081:005 This he ordained in Joseph for a testimony, when he went out through the land of Egypt: where I heard a language that I understood not.
081:006 I removed his shoulder from the burden: his hands were delivered from the pots.
081:007 Thou calledst in trouble, and I delivered thee; I answered thee in the secret place of thunder: I proved thee at the waters of Meribah. Selah.
081:008 Hear, O my people, and I will testify unto thee: O Israel, if thou wilt hearken unto me;
081:009 There shall no strange god be in thee; neither shalt thou worship any strange god.
081:010 I am the Lord thy God, which brought thee out of the land of Egypt: open thy mouth wide, and I will fill it.
081:011 But my people would not hearken to my voice; and Israel would none of me.
081:012 So I gave them up unto their own hearts’ lust: and they walked in their own counsels.
081:013 Oh that my people had hearkened unto me, and Israel had walked in my ways!
081:014 I should soon have subdued their enemies, and turned my hand against their adversaries.
081:015 The haters of the Lord should have submitted themselves unto him: but their time should have endured for ever.
081:016 He should have fed them also with the finest of the wheat: and with honey out of the rock should I have satisfied thee.