To the leader: according to The Gittith. Of Asaph.
shout for joy to the God of Jacob.
the sweet lyre with the harp.
at the full moon, on our festal day.
an ordinance of the God of Jacob.
when he went out overa the land of Egypt.
I hear a voice I had not known:
6 “I relieved yourb shoulder of the burden;
yourc hands were freed from the basket.
I answered you in the secret place of thunder;
I tested you at the waters of Meribah. Selah
O Israel, if you would but listen to me!
you shall not bow down to a foreign god.
who brought you up out of the land of Egypt.
Open your mouth wide and I will fill it.
Israel would not submit to me.
to follow their own counsels.
that Israel would walk in my ways!
and turn my hand against their foes.
and their doom would last forever.
16 I would feed youd with the finest of the wheat,
and with honey from the rock I would satisfy you.”
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