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make known among the nations what he has done.
tell of all his wonderful acts.w
3 Glory in his holy name;x
let the hearts of those who seek the Lord rejoice.
seek his facey always.
5 Remember the wondersz he has done,
his miracles, and the judgments he pronounced,a
6 you his servants, the descendants of Abraham,b
his chosenc ones, the children of Jacob.
his judgments are in all the earth.
8 He remembers his covenantd forever,
the promise he made, for a thousand generations,
9 the covenant he made with Abraham,e
the oath he swore to Isaac.
10 He confirmed itf to Jacob as a decree,
to Israel as an everlasting covenant:g
11 “To you I will give the land of Canaanh
as the portion you will inherit.”i
12 When they were but few in number,j
few indeed, and strangers in it,k
13 they wandered from nation to nation,l
from one kingdom to another.
14 He allowed no one to oppressm them;
for their sake he rebuked kings:n
15 “Do not toucho my anointed ones;
do my prophetsp no harm.”
16 He called down famineq on the land
and destroyed all their supplies of food;
Joseph, sold as a slave.r
18 They bruised his feet with shackles,s
his neck was put in irons,
19 till what he foretoldt came to pass,
till the wordu of the Lord proved him true.
the ruler of peoples set him free.v
ruler over all he possessed,
22 to instruct his princesw as he pleased
and teach his elders wisdom.x
23 Then Israel entered Egypt;y
he made them too numerousb for their foes,
25 whose hearts he turnedc to hate his people,
to conspired against his servants.
26 He sent Mosese his servant,
his wondersj in the land of Ham.
28 He sent darknessk and made the land dark—
for had they not rebelled againstl his words?
29 He turned their waters into blood,m
causing their fish to die.n
30 Their land teemed with frogs,o
which went up into the bedrooms of their rulers.
and gnatsr throughout their country.
32 He turned their rain into hail,s
with lightning throughout their land;
and shattered the trees of their country.
ate up the produce of their soil.
36 Then he struck down all the firstbornz in their land,
the firstfruits of all their manhood.
37 He brought out Israel, laden with silver and gold,a
and from among their tribes no one faltered.
because dread of Israelb had fallen on them.
39 He spread out a cloudc as a covering,
and a fire to give light at night.d
he fed them well with the bread of heaven.g
41 He opened the rock,h and water gushed out;
it flowed like a river in the desert.
42 For he remembered his holy promisei
given to his servant Abraham.
43 He brought out his people with rejoicing,j
his chosen ones with shouts of joy;
44 he gave them the lands of the nations,k
and they fell heir to what others had toiledl for—
and observe his laws.m
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