For the choir director. A Song. A Psalm.
1 aShout joyfully to God, all the earth;
2 Sing the aglory of His name;
Make His bpraise glorious.
3 Say to God, “How aawesome are Your works!
4 “aAll the earth will worship You,
And will bsing praises to You;
They will sing praises to Your name.”
5 aCome and see the works of God,
Who is bawesome in His deeds toward the sons of men.
6 He aturned the sea into dry land;
They passed through bthe river on foot;
There let us crejoice in Him!
7 He arules by His might forever;
His beyes keep watch on the nations;
Let not the rebellious cexalt themselves.
10 For You have atried us, O God;
You have brefined us as silver is refined.
11 You abrought us into the net;
You laid an oppressive burden upon our loins.
12 You made men aride over our heads;
We went through bfire and through water,
Yet You cbrought us out into a place of abundance.
13 I shall acome into Your house with burnt offerings;
I shall bpay You my vows,
And my mouth spoke when I was ain distress.
15 I shall aoffer to You burnt offerings of fat beasts,
With the smoke of brams;
I shall make an offering of 1bulls with male goats.
And I will btell of what He has done for my soul.
19 But certainly aGod has heard;
He has given heed to the voice of my prayer.
20 aBlessed be God,
Who bhas not turned away my prayer
Nor His lovingkindness from me.
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