To the Chief Musician. A Song. A Psalm.
1 Make aa joyful shout to God, all the earth!
Make His praise glorious.
“How bawesome are Your works!
cThrough the greatness of Your power
Your enemies shall submit themselves to You.
4 dAll the earth shall worship You
And sing praises to You;
They shall sing praises to Your name.”
He is awesome in His doing toward the sons of men.
6 eHe turned the sea into dry land;
fThey went through the river on foot.
There we will rejoice in Him.
His eyes observe the nations;
Do not let the rebellious exalt themselves.
And make the voice of His praise to be heard,
And does not allow our feet to 1be moved.
10 For gYou, O God, have tested us;
hYou have refined us as silver is refined.
11 iYou brought us into the net;
You laid affliction on our backs.
12 jYou have caused men to ride over our heads;
kWe went through fire and through water;
But You brought us out to 2rich fulfillment.
13 lI will go into Your house with burnt offerings;
And my mouth has spoken when I was in trouble.
With the sweet aroma of rams;
I will offer bulls with goats.
And I will declare what He has done for my soul.
And He was 4extolled with my tongue.
18 nIf I regard iniquity in my heart,
The Lord will not hear.
19 But certainly God ohas heard me;
He has attended to the voice of my prayer.
Who has not turned away my prayer,
Nor His mercy from me!
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