||English: New American Standard Bible
Psalms 66 [Commentary] |
||For the choir director. A Song. A Psalm. Shout joyfully to God, all the earth;
||Sing the glory of His name;
Make His praise glorious.
||Say to God, "How awesome are Your works!
Because of the greatness of Your power Your enemies will give feigned obedience to You.
||"All the earth will worship You,
And will sing praises to You;
They will sing praises to Your name." Selah.
||Come and see the works of God,
Who is awesome in His deeds toward the sons of men.
||He turned the sea into dry land;
They passed through the river on foot;
There let us rejoice in Him!
||He rules by His might forever;
His eyes keep watch on the nations;
Let not the rebellious exalt themselves. Selah.
||Bless our God, O peoples,
And sound His praise abroad,
||Who keeps us in life
And does not allow our feet to slip.
||For You have tried us, O God;
You have refined us as silver is refined.
||You brought us into the net;
You laid an oppressive burden upon our loins.
||You made men ride over our heads;
We went through fire and through water,
Yet You brought us out into a place of abundance.
||I shall come into Your house with burnt offerings;
I shall pay You my vows,
||Which my lips uttered
And my mouth spoke when I was in distress.
||I shall offer to You burnt offerings of fat beasts,
With the smoke of rams;
I shall make an offering of bulls with male goats. Selah.
||Come and hear, all who fear God,
And I will tell of what He has done for my soul.
||I cried to Him with my mouth,
And He was extolled with my tongue.
||If I regard wickedness in my heart,
The Lord will not hear;
||But certainly God has heard;
He has given heed to the voice of my prayer.
||Blessed be God,
Who has not turned away my prayer
Nor His lovingkindness from me.
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