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Psalm 78:40–42

40 How often they rebelledo against him in the wildernessp

and grieved himq in the wasteland!

41 Again and again they put God to the test;r

they vexed the Holy One of Israel.s

42 They did not remembert his power—

the day he redeemed them from the oppressor,u

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Psalm 78:40–42 — English Standard Version (ESV)

40 How often they rebelled against him in the wilderness

and grieved him in the desert!

41 They tested God again and again

and provoked the Holy One of Israel.

42 They did not remember his power

or the day when he redeemed them from the foe,

Psalm 78:40–42 — King James Version (KJV 1900)

40 How oft did they provoke him in the wilderness,

And grieve him in the desert!

41 Yea, they turned back and tempted God,

And limited the Holy One of Israel.

42 They remembered not his hand,

Nor the day when he delivered them from the enemy.

Psalm 78:40–42 — New Living Translation (NLT)

40 Oh, how often they rebelled against him in the wilderness

and grieved his heart in that dry wasteland.

41 Again and again they tested God’s patience

and provoked the Holy One of Israel.

42 They did not remember his power

and how he rescued them from their enemies.

Psalm 78:40–42 — The New King James Version (NKJV)

40 How often they provoked Him in the wilderness,

And grieved Him in the desert!

41 Yes, again and again they tempted God,

And limited the Holy One of Israel.

42 They did not remember His power:

The day when He redeemed them from the enemy,

Psalm 78:40–42 — New Century Version (NCV)

40 They turned against God so often in the desert

and grieved him there.

41 Again and again they tested God

and brought pain to the Holy One of Israel.

42 They did not remember his power

or the time he saved them from the enemy.

Psalm 78:40–42 — American Standard Version (ASV)

40 How oft did they rebel against him in the wilderness,

And grieve him in the desert!

41 And they turned again and tempted God,

And provoked the Holy One of Israel.

42 They remembered not his hand,

Nor the day when he redeemed them from the adversary;

Psalm 78:40–42 — 1890 Darby Bible (DARBY)

40 How oft did they provoke him in the wilderness, and grieve him in the desert! 41 And they turned again and tempted •God, and grieved the Holy One of Israel. 42 They remembered not his hand, the day when he delivered them from the oppressor,

Psalm 78:40–42 — GOD’S WORD Translation (GW)

40 How often they rebelled against him in the wilderness! 

How often they caused him grief in the desert! 

41 Again and again they tested God, 

and they pushed the Holy One of Israel to the limit. 

42 They did not remember his power— 

the day he freed them from their oppressor, 

Psalm 78:40–42 — The Holman Christian Standard Bible (HCSB)

40 How often they rebelled against Him

in the wilderness

and grieved Him in the desert.

41 They constantly tested God

and provoked the Holy One of Israel.

42 They did not remember His power shown

on the day He redeemed them from the foe,

Psalm 78:40–42 — The New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

40 How often they rebelled against him in the wilderness

and grieved him in the desert!

41 They tested God again and again,

and provoked the Holy One of Israel.

42 They did not keep in mind his power,

or the day when he redeemed them from the foe;

Psalm 78:40–42 — The Lexham English Bible (LEB)

40 How often they rebelled against him in the wilderness

and vexed him in the wasteland!

41 So they again tested God

and distressed the Holy One of Israel.

42 And they did not remember his power

when he redeemed them from the enemy,

Psalm 78:40–42 — New International Reader’s Version (1998) (NIrV)

40 How often they refused to obey him in the desert!

How often they caused him sorrow in that dry and empty land!

41 Again and again they put God to the test.

They made the Holy One of Israel sad and angry.

42 They didn’t remember his power.

They forgot the day he set them free

from those who had beaten them down.

Psalm 78:40–42 — New American Standard Bible: 1995 Update (NASB95)

40 How often they rebelled against Him in the wilderness

And grieved Him in the desert!

41 Again and again they tempted God,

And pained the Holy One of Israel.

42 They did not remember His power,

The day when He redeemed them from the adversary,


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