Praise To Yahweh For His Faithfulness In Israel's History

1 Praise Yah. Give thanks to Yahweh, for [he is] good, for his loyal love [is] forever.

1 Praise the LORD! Oh give thanks to the LORD, for He is good; For His lovingkindness is everlasting.

1 Praise ye the LORD. O give thanks unto the LORD; for he is good: for his mercy endureth for ever.

1 Hallelujah! Give thanks to the Lord, for He is good; His faithful love endures forever.

1 Hallelujah! Give thanks to the LORD, since he is good, for his gracious love exists forever.

2 Who can utter the mighty deeds of Yahweh, [or] proclaim all his praise?

2 Who can speak of the mighty deeds of the LORD, Or can show forth all His praise?

2 Who can utter the mighty acts of the LORD? who can shew forth all his praise?

2 Who can declare the Lord's mighty acts or proclaim all the praise due Him?

2 Who can fully describe the mighty acts of the LORD or proclaim all his praises?

3 Blessed are [those who] observe justice, [he who] does righteousness at all times.

3 How blessed are those who keep justice, Who practice righteousness at all times!

3 Blessed are they that keep judgment, and he that doeth righteousness at all times.

3 How happy are those who uphold justice, who practice righteousness at all times.

3 How happy are those who enforce justice, who live righteously all the time.

4 Remember me, O Yahweh, when [you show] favor to your people. Look after me when you deliver,

4 Remember me, O LORD, in Your favor toward Your people; Visit me with Your salvation,

4 Remember me, O LORD, with the favour that thou bearest unto thy people: O visit me with thy salvation;

4 Remember me, Lord, when You show favor to Your people. Come to me with Your salvation

4 Remember me, LORD, when you show favor to your people. Visit us with your deliverance,

5 that may see the good [done] your chosen ones, to be glad in the joy of your nation, to glory together with your inheritance.

5 That I may see the prosperity of Your chosen ones, That I may rejoice in the gladness of Your nation, That I may glory with Your inheritance.

5 That I may see the good of thy chosen, that I may rejoice in the gladness of thy nation, that I may glory with thine inheritance.

5 so that I may enjoy the prosperity of Your chosen ones, rejoice in the joy of Your nation, and boast about Your heritage.

5 to witness the prosperity of your chosen ones, to rejoice in your nation's joy, to glory in your inheritance.

6 We have sinned [along] with our ancestors. We have committed iniquity; we have incurred guilt.

6 We have sinned like our fathers, We have committed iniquity, we have behaved wickedly.

6 We have sinned with our fathers, we have committed iniquity, we have done wickedly.

6 Both we and our fathers have sinned; we have gone astray and have acted wickedly.

6 We have sinned, along with our ancestors; we have committed iniquity and wickedness.

7 Our ancestors in Egypt did not understand your wonderful works. They did not remember your many acts of loyal love, and [so] they rebelled by [the] sea at {the Red Sea}.

7 Our fathers in Egypt did not understand Your wonders; They did not remember Your abundant kindnesses, But rebelled by the sea, at the Red Sea.

7 Our fathers understood not thy wonders in Egypt; they remembered not the multitude of thy mercies; but provoked him at the sea, even at the Red sea.

7 Our fathers in Egypt did not grasp [the significance of] Your wonderful works or remember Your many acts of faithful love; instead, they rebelled by the sea-the Red Sea.

7 In Egypt, our ancestors neither comprehended your awesome deeds nor remembered your abundant gracious love. Instead, they rebelled beside the sea, the Reed Sea.

8 Yet he saved them for the sake of his name, to make known his might.

8 Nevertheless He saved them for the sake of His name, That He might make His power known.

8 Nevertheless he saved them for his name's sake, that he might make his mighty power to be known.

8 Yet He saved them because of His name, to make His power known.

8 He delivered for the sake of his name, to make his power known.

9 So he rebuked {the Red Sea}, and it dried up, and he led them through the deep as [through] a desert.

9 Thus He rebuked the Red Sea and it dried up, And He led them through the deeps, as through the wilderness.

9 He rebuked the Red sea also, and it was dried up: so he led them through the depths, as through the wilderness.

9 He rebuked the Red Sea, and it dried up; He led them through the depths as through a desert.

9 He shouted at the Reed Sea and it dried up; and led them through the sea as though through a desert.

10 Thus he saved them from [the] hand of [the] hater and redeemed them from [the] hand of [the] enemy.

10 So He saved them from the hand of the one who hated them, And redeemed them from the hand of the enemy.

10 And he saved them from the hand of him that hated them, and redeemed them from the hand of the enemy.

10 He saved them from the hand of the adversary; He redeemed them from the hand of the enemy.

10 He delivered them from the power of their foe; redeeming them from the power of their enemy.

11 But waters covered their adversaries; not one of them survived.

11 The waters covered their adversaries; Not one of them was left.

11 And the waters covered their enemies: there was not one of them left.

11 Water covered their foes; not one of them remained.

11 The water overwhelmed their enemies, so that not one of them survived.

12 Then they believed his words; they sang his praise.

12 Then they believed His words; They sang His praise.

12 Then believed they his words; they sang his praise.

12 Then they believed His promises and sang His praise.

12 Then they believed his word and sung his praise.

13 They quickly forgot his works; they did not wait for his counsel.

13 They quickly forgot His works; They did not wait for His counsel,

13 They soon forgat his works; they waited not for his counsel:

13 They soon forgot His works and would not wait for His counsel.

13 But they quickly forgot his deeds and did not wait for his counsel.

14 And they {craved intensely} in the wilderness, and tested God in [the] desert.

14 But craved intensely in the wilderness, And tempted God in the desert.

14 But lusted exceedingly in the wilderness, and tempted God in the desert.

14 They were seized with craving in the wilderness and tested God in the desert.

14 They were overwhelmed with craving in the wilderness, so God tested them in the wasteland.

15 So he gave to them their request, but he sent leanness into their souls.

15 So He gave them their request, But sent a wasting disease among them.

15 And he gave them their request; but sent leanness into their soul.

15 He gave them what they asked for, but sent a wasting disease among them.

15 God granted them their request, but sent leanness into their lives.

16 And they were jealous of Moses in the camp, [and] of Aaron, the holy one of Yahweh.

16 When they became envious of Moses in the camp, And of Aaron, the holy one of the LORD,

16 They envied Moses also in the camp, and Aaron the saint of the LORD.

16 In the camp they were envious of Moses and of Aaron, the Lord's holy one.

16 They were envious of Moses in the camp, and of Aaron, the holy one of the LORD.

17 [The] earth opened and swallowed up Dathan, and it covered over the gang of Abiram.

17 The earth opened and swallowed up Dathan, And engulfed the company of Abiram.

17 The earth opened and swallowed up Dathan, and covered the company of Abiram.

17 The earth opened up and swallowed Dathan; it covered the assembly of Abiram.

17 The earth opened and swallowed Dathan, closing over Abiram's clan.

18 Also fire burned in their assembly; [the] flame devoured [the] wicked.

18 And a fire blazed up in their company; The flame consumed the wicked.

18 And a fire was kindled in their company; the flame burned up the wicked.

18 Fire blazed throughout their assembly; flames consumed the wicked.

18 Then a fire burned among their company, a flame that set the wicked ablaze.

19 They made a calf at Horeb and bowed down to a cast image.

19 They made a calf in Horeb And worshiped a molten image.

19 They made a calf in Horeb, and worshipped the molten image.

19 At Horeb they made a calf and worshiped the cast metal image.

19 They fashioned a calf at Horeb and worshipped a carved image.

20 And [so] they exchanged their glory for an image of an ox that eats grass.

20 Thus they exchanged their glory For the image of an ox that eats grass.

20 Thus they changed their glory into the similitude of an ox that eateth grass.

20 They exchanged their glory for the image of a grass-eating ox.

20 They exchanged their glory with the image of a grass-eating bull.

21 They forgot God their Savior, who had done great things in Egypt,

21 They forgot God their Savior, Who had done great things in Egypt,

21 They forgat God their saviour, which had done great things in Egypt;

21 They forgot God their Savior, who did great things in Egypt,

21 They forgot God their Savior, who performed great things in Egypt

22 wonders in the land of Ham, awesome deeds by {the Red Sea}.

22 Wonders in the land of Ham And awesome things by the Red Sea.

22 Wondrous works in the land of Ham, and terrible things by the Red sea.

22 wonderful works in the land of Ham, awe-inspiring deeds at the Red Sea.

22 awesome deeds in the land of Ham, astonishing deeds at the Reed Sea.

23 So he said he would exterminate them, had not Moses, his chosen one, stood in the breach before him, to reverse his wrath from destroying [them].

23 Therefore He said that He would destroy them, Had not Moses His chosen one stood in the breach before Him, To turn away His wrath from destroying them.

23 Therefore he said that he would destroy them, had not Moses his chosen stood before him in the breach, to turn away his wrath, lest he should destroy them.

23 So He said He would have destroyed them- if Moses His chosen one had not stood before Him in the breach to turn His wrath away from destroying [them].

23 He would have destroyed them but for Moses, his chosen one, who stood in the breach before him to avert his destructive wrath.

24 Then they refused the desirable land; they did not believe his word,

24 Then they despised the pleasant land; They did not believe in His word,

24 Yea, they despised the pleasant land, they believed not his word:

24 They despised the pleasant land and did not believe His promise.

24 They rejected the desirable land, and they didn't trust his promise.

25 but grumbled in their tents. They did not obey the voice of Yahweh.

25 But grumbled in their tents; They did not listen to the voice of the LORD.

25 But murmured in their tents, and hearkened not unto the voice of the LORD.

25 They grumbled in their tents and did not listen to the Lord's voice.

25 They murmured in their tents, and didn't listen to the voice of the LORD.

26 So {he made an oath} against them, to make them drop in the wilderness,

26 Therefore He swore to them That He would cast them down in the wilderness,

26 Therefore he lifted up his hand against them, to overthrow them in the wilderness:

26 So He raised His hand against them [with an oath] that He would make them fall in the desert

26 So he swore an oath concerning them that he would cause them to die in the wilderness,

27 and to disperse their {descendants} among the nations and to scatter them among the lands.

27 And that He would cast their seed among the nations And scatter them in the lands.

27 To overthrow their seed also among the nations, and to scatter them in the lands.

27 and would disperse their descendants among the nations, scattering them throughout the lands.

27 to cause their children to perish among the nations and be scattered among many lands.

28 They also attached themselves to Baal of Peor, and they ate sacrifices offered to [the] dead.

28 They joined themselves also to Baal-peor, And ate sacrifices offered to the dead.

28 They joined themselves also unto Baalpeor, and ate the sacrifices of the dead.

28 They aligned themselves with Baal of Peor and ate sacrifices offered to lifeless gods.

28 For they adopted the worship of Baal Peor and ate sacrifices offered to the dead.

29 Thus they provoked to anger by their deeds, and a plague broke out among them.

29 Thus they provoked Him to anger with their deeds, And the plague broke out among them.

29 Thus they provoked him to anger with their inventions: and the plague brake in upon them.

29 They provoked the Lord with their deeds, and a plague broke out against them.

29 They had provoked anger by their deeds, so that a plague broke out against them.

30 Then Phinehas stood up and intervened, and [so] the plague was stopped,

30 Then Phinehas stood up and interposed, And so the plague was stayed.

30 Then stood up Phinehas, and executed judgment: and so the plague was stayed.

30 But Phinehas stood up and intervened, and the plague was stopped.

30 But Phinehas intervened and prayed so that the plague was restrained.

31 and it was reckoned to him as righteousness {throughout all generations}.

31 And it was reckoned to him for righteousness, To all generations forever.

31 And that was counted unto him for righteousness unto all generations for evermore.

31 It was credited to him as righteousness throughout all generations to come.

31 And it was credited to him as a righteous act, from generation to generation to eternity.

32 They also angered [God] at the waters of Meribah, and it went badly for Moses on account of them,

32 They also provoked Him to wrath at the waters of Meribah, So that it went hard with Moses on their account;

32 They angered him also at the waters of strife, so that it went ill with Moses for their sakes:

32 They angered [the Lord] at the waters of Meribah, and Moses suffered because of them;

32 They provoked wrath at the waters of Meribah, and Moses suffered on account of them.

33 because they rebelled against his Spirit, and he spoke thoughtlessly with his lips.

33 Because they were rebellious against His Spirit, He spoke rashly with his lips.

33 Because they provoked his spirit, so that he spake unadvisedly with his lips.

33 for they embittered his spirit, and he spoke rashly with his lips.

33 For they rebelled against him, so that he spoke thoughtlessly with his lips.

34 They did not exterminate the peoples, as Yahweh had commanded them,

34 They did not destroy the peoples, As the LORD commanded them,

34 They did not destroy the nations, concerning whom the LORD commanded them:

34 They did not destroy the peoples as the Lord had commanded them,

34 They never destroyed the people, as the LORD had commanded them.

35 but they mingled with the nations and learned their works,

35 But they mingled with the nations And learned their practices,

35 But were mingled among the heathen, and learned their works.

35 but mingled with the nations and adopted their ways.

35 Instead, they mingled among the nations and learned their ways.

36 and served their idols, which became a snare to them.

36 And served their idols, Which became a snare to them.

36 And they served their idols: which were a snare unto them.

36 They served their idols, which became a snare to them.

36 They worshipped their idols, and this became a trap for them.

37 They even sacrificed their sons and daughters to the demons,

37 They even sacrificed their sons and their daughters to the demons,

37 Yea, they sacrificed their sons and their daughters unto devils,

37 They sacrificed their sons and daughters to demons.

37 They sacrificed their sons and daughters to demons.

38 and they poured out innocent blood, the blood of their sons and daughters, whom they sacrificed to the idols of Canaan, and [so] the land was defiled with the blood.

38 And shed innocent blood, The blood of their sons and their daughters, Whom they sacrificed to the idols of Canaan; And the land was polluted with the blood.

38 And shed innocent blood, even the blood of their sons and of their daughters, whom they sacrificed unto the idols of Canaan: and the land was polluted with blood.

38 They shed innocent blood- the blood of their sons and daughters whom they sacrificed to the idols of Canaan; so the land became polluted with blood.

38 They shed innocent blood the blood of their sons and daughters whom they sacrificed to the idols of Canaan, thereby polluting the land with blood.

39 And they became unclean by their works, and were unfaithful in their deeds.

39 Thus they became unclean in their practices, And played the harlot in their deeds.

39 Thus were they defiled with their own works, and went a whoring with their own inventions.

39 They defiled themselves by their actions and prostituted themselves by their deeds.

39 Therefore, they became unclean because of what they did; they have acted like whores by their evil deeds.

40 So Yahweh's anger burned against his people, and he abhorred his inheritance.

40 Therefore the anger of the LORD was kindled against His people And He abhorred His inheritance.

40 Therefore was the wrath of the LORD kindled against his people, insomuch that he abhorred his own inheritance.

40 Therefore the Lord's anger burned against His people, and He abhorred His own inheritance.

40 The LORD's anger burned against his people, so that he despised his own inheritance.

41 Then he gave them into [the] hand of [the] nations, and those who hated them ruled over them.

41 Then He gave them into the hand of the nations, And those who hated them ruled over them.

41 And he gave them into the hand of the heathen; and they that hated them ruled over them.

41 He handed them over to the nations; those who hated them ruled them.

41 He turned them over to domination by nations where those who hated them ruled over them.

42 And their enemies oppressed them, and they were subdued under their hand.

42 Their enemies also oppressed them, And they were subdued under their power.

42 Their enemies also oppressed them, and they were brought into subjection under their hand.

42 Their enemies oppressed them, and they were subdued under their power.

42 Their enemies oppressed them, so that they were humiliated by their power.

43 Many times he delivered them, but they rebelled in their counsel, and were brought low by their iniquity.

43 Many times He would deliver them; They, however, were rebellious in their counsel, And so sank down in their iniquity.

43 Many times did he deliver them; but they provoked him with their counsel, and were brought low for their iniquity.

43 He rescued them many times, but they continued to rebel deliberately and were beaten down by their sin.

43 He delivered them many times, but they demonstrated rebellion by their evil plans; therefore they sunk deep in their sins.

44 Yet he looked upon their distress when he heard their cry.

44 Nevertheless He looked upon their distress When He heard their cry;

44 Nevertheless he regarded their affliction, when he heard their cry:

44 When He heard their cry, He took note of their distress,

44 Yet when he saw their distress and heard their cries for help,

45 And he remembered his covenant with them, and relented based on the abundance of his loyal love.

45 And He remembered His covenant for their sake, And relented according to the greatness of His lovingkindness.

45 And he remembered for them his covenant, and repented according to the multitude of his mercies.

45 remembered His covenant with them, and relented according to the abundance of His faithful love.

45 he remembered his covenant with them, and so relented according to the greatness of his gracious love.

46 And he {let them find compassion} before all their captors.

46 He also made them objects of compassion In the presence of all their captors.

46 He made them also to be pitied of all those that carried them captives.

46 He caused them to be pitied before all their captors.

46 He caused all their captors to show compassion toward them.

47 Save us, O Yahweh our God, and gather us from the nations, so that [we may] give thanks to your holy name [and] boast in your praise.

47 Save us, O LORD our God, And gather us from among the nations, To give thanks to Your holy name And glory in Your praise.

47 Save us, O LORD our God, and gather us from among the heathen, to give thanks unto thy holy name, and to triumph in thy praise.

47 Save us, Lord our God, and gather us from the nations, so that we may give thanks to Your holy name and rejoice in Your praise.

47 Deliver us, LORD our God, gather us from among the nations so we may praise your holy name and rejoice in praising you.

48 Blessed [is] Yahweh, the God of Israel, from everlasting and to everlasting. And let all the people say, "Amen!" Praise Yah.

48 Blessed be the LORD, the God of Israel, From everlasting even to everlasting. And let all the people say, "Amen." Praise the LORD!

48 Blessed be the LORD God of Israel from everlasting to everlasting: and let all the people say, Amen. Praise ye the LORD.

48 May the Lord, the God of Israel, be praised from everlasting to everlasting. Let all the people say, "Amen!" Hallelujah! BOOK V (Psalms 107-150)

48 Blessed are you, LORD God of Israel, from eternity to eternity; Let all the people say, "Amen!" Hallelujah!

Holman Christian Standard Bible®, Copyright © 1999, 2000, 2002, 2003, 2009 by Holman Bible Publishers.

International Standard Version Copyright © 1996-2008 by the ISV Foundation.

New American Standard Bible Copyright ©1960, 1962, 1963, 1968, 1971, 1972, 1973, 1975, 1977, 1995 by The Lockman Foundation, La Habra, Calif. All rights reserved. For Permission to Quote Information visit http://www.lockman.org