1 Give thanks to the Lord, call on his name;
proclaim his deeds among the peoples.ab
tell about all his wondrous works!ac
let the hearts of those who seek the Lord rejoice.ad
seek his face always.ae
Jacob’s descendants—his chosen ones.b
his judgments govern the whole earth.c
the promise he ordained
for a thousand generationsd—
and to Israel as a permanent covenant:f
as your inherited portion.”g
very few indeed,
and resident aliens in Canaan,h
and from one kingdom to another,i
he rebuked kings on their behalf:j
15 “Do not touch my anointed ones,k
or harm my prophets.”l
and destroyed the entire food supply.m
Joseph, who was sold as a slave.n
his neck was put in an iron collar.o
the word of the Lord tested him.p
the ruler of peoples set him free.q
ruler over all his possessionsr—
22 bindingC his officials at will
and instructing his elders.s
24 The LordE made his people very fruitful;
he made them more numerous than their foes,u
and to deal deceptively with his servants.v
and Aaron, whom he had chosen.w
and wonders in the land of Ham.x
for did they not defy his commands?y
and caused their fish to die.z
even in their royal chambers.aa
31 He spoke, and insects cameab—
gnats throughout their country.ac
and lightning throughout their land.ad
and shattered the trees of their territory.ae
young locusts without number.
and consumed the produce of their land.af
all their first progeny.ag
and no one among his tribes stumbled.ah
and gave a fire to light up the night.aj
and satisfied them with bread from heaven.ak
it flowed like a stream in the desert.a
to Abraham his servant.b
his chosen ones with shouts of joy.c
and they inherited
what other peoples had worked for.d
so that they might keep his statutes
and obey his instructions.e
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