Thematic Bible

Psalm 106:1 (show verse)

Praise the Lord! (Hallelujah!)
Oh give thanks to the Lord, for He is good;
For His mercy and lovingkindness endure forever!

Psalm 106:2 (show verse)

Who can put into words the mighty deeds of the Lord?
Or who can proclaim all His praise [that is due Him]?
No Themes for this verse.

Psalm 106:3 (show verse)

Blessed are those who observe justice [by honoring God’s precepts],
Who practice righteousness at all times.

Psalm 106:4 (show verse)

Remember me, O Lord, when You favor Your people.
Visit me with Your salvation [when You rescue them],

Psalm 106:5 (show verse)

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.
No Themes for this verse.

Psalm 106:6 (show verse)

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

Psalm 106:7 (show verse)

Our fathers in Egypt did not understand nor appreciate Your miracles;
They did not remember the abundance of Your mercies nor imprint Your lovingkindnesses on their hearts,
But they were rebellious at the sea, at the Red Sea.

Psalm 106:8 (show verse)

Nevertheless He saved them for His name’s sake,
That He might make His [supreme] power known.

Psalm 106:9 (show verse)

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

Psalm 106:10 (show verse)

So He saved them from the hand of the one that hated them,
And redeemed them from the hand of the [Egyptian] enemy.

Psalm 106:11 (show verse)

And the waters covered their adversaries;
Not one of them was left.

Psalm 106:12 (show verse)

Then Israel believed in [the validity of] His words;
They sang His praise.

Psalm 106:13 (show verse)

But they quickly forgot His works;
They did not [patiently] wait for His counsel and purpose [to be revealed regarding them],

Psalm 106:14 (show verse)

But lusted intensely in the wilderness
And tempted God [with their insistent desires] in the desert.

Psalm 106:15 (show verse)

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

Psalm 106:16 (show verse)

They envied Moses in the camp,
And Aaron [the high priest], the holy one of the Lord,

Psalm 106:17 (show verse)

Therefore the earth opened and swallowed Dathan,
And engulfed the company of Abiram.

Psalm 106:18 (show verse)

And a fire broke out in their company;
The flame consumed the wicked.

Psalm 106:19 (show verse)

They made a calf in Horeb (Sinai)
And worshiped a cast image.

Psalm 106:20 (show verse)

Thus they exchanged [the true God who was] their glory
For the image of an ox that eats grass.

Psalm 106:21 (show verse)

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

Psalm 106:22 (show verse)

Wonders in the land of Ham,
Awesome things at the Red Sea.

Psalm 106:23 (show verse)

Therefore He said He would destroy them,
[And He would have done so] had not Moses, His chosen one, stepped into the gap before Him,
To turn away His wrath from destroying them.

Psalm 106:24 (show verse)

Then they despised the pleasant land [of Canaan];
They did not believe in His word nor rely on it,

Psalm 106:25 (show verse)

But they sulked and complained in their tents;
They did not listen to the voice of the Lord.

Psalm 106:26 (show verse)

Therefore He lifted up His hand [swearing] to them,
That He would cause them to fall in the wilderness,

Psalm 106:27 (show verse)

And that He would cast out their descendants among the nations
And scatter them in the lands [of the earth].

Psalm 106:28 (show verse)

They joined themselves also to [the idol] Baal of Peor,
And ate sacrifices offered to the dead.

Psalm 106:29 (show verse)

Thus they provoked Him to anger with their practices,
And a plague broke out among them.

Psalm 106:30 (show verse)

Then Phinehas [the priest] stood up and interceded,
And so the plague was halted.

Psalm 106:31 (show verse)

And that was credited to him for righteousness,
To all generations forever.

Psalm 106:32 (show verse)

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

Psalm 106:33 (show verse)

Because they were rebellious against His Spirit,
Moses spoke recklessly with his lips.

Psalm 106:34 (show verse)

They did not destroy the [pagan] peoples [in Canaan],
As the Lord commanded them,

Psalm 106:35 (show verse)

But they mingled with the [idolatrous] nations
And learned their ways,

Psalm 106:36 (show verse)

And served their idols,
Which became a [dreadful] snare to them.

Psalm 106:37 (show verse)

They even sacrificed their sons and their daughters to demons

Psalm 106:38 (show verse)

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

Psalm 106:39 (show verse)

In this way they became unclean in their practices;
They played the prostitute in their own deeds [by giving their worship, which belongs to God alone, to other “gods”].

Psalm 106:40 (show verse)

Therefore the anger of the Lord was kindled against His people
And He detested His own inheritance.

Psalm 106:41 (show verse)

He gave them into the hands of the nations,
And those who hated them ruled over them.

Psalm 106:42 (show verse)

Their enemies also oppressed them,
And they were subdued under the [powerful] hand of their enemies.

Psalm 106:43 (show verse)

Many times He rescued them;
But they were rebellious in their counsel,
And sank down in their wickedness.

Psalm 106:44 (show verse)

Nevertheless He looked [sympathetically] at their distress
When He heard their cry;

Psalm 106:45 (show verse)

And He remembered His covenant for their sake,
And relented [rescinding their sentence] according to the greatness of His lovingkindness [when they cried out to Him],

Psalm 106:46 (show verse)

He also made them objects of compassion
Among those who had carried them away captive.

Psalm 106:47 (show verse)

Save us, O Lord our God,
And gather us from among the nations,
That we may give thanks to Your holy name
And glory in praising You.

Psalm 106:48 (show verse)

Blessed be the Lord, the God of Israel,
From everlasting even to everlasting.
And let all the people say, “Amen.”
Praise the Lord! (Hallelujah!)