ye the LORD. O give thanks unto the LORD; for he is good: for his mercy endureth for ever.
2Who can utter the mighty acts of the LORD? who can shew forth all his praise?
3Blessed are they that keep judgment, and
he that doeth righteousness at all times.
me, O LORD, with the favour that thou bearest unto thy people: O visit me with thy salvation;
5That 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.
have sinned with our fathers, we have committed iniquity, we have done wickedly.
7Our 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.
he saved them for his name's sake, that he might make his mighty power to be known.
9He rebuked the Red sea also, and it was dried up: so he led them through the depths, as through the
10And he saved them from the hand
of him that hated them, and redeemed them from the hand of the enemy.
11And the waters covered their enemies: there was not one of them left.
12Then believed they his words; they sang his praise.
13They soon forgat his works; they waited not for his counsel:
14But lusted exceedingly in the wilderness, and tempted God in the desert.
15And he gave them their request; but sent leanness into their soul.
16They envied Moses also in the camp, and Aaron the saint of the LORD.
17The earth opened and swallowed up Dathan and covered the company of Abiram.
18And a fire was kindled in their company; the flame burned up the wicked.
19They made a calf in Horeb, and worshipped the molten image.
20Thus they changed their glory into the similitude of an ox that eateth grass.
21They forgat God their saviour, which had
done great things in Egypt;
in the land of Ham, and terrible things by the Red sea.
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.
24Yea, they despised
the pleasant land, they believed not his word:
murmured in their tents, and hearkened not unto the voice of the LORD.
26Therefore he lifted up his hand against them, to overthrow them in the wilderness:
27To overthrow their seed also among the nations, and to scatter them in the lands.
28They joined themselves also unto Baalpeor,
and ate the sacrifices of the dead.
they provoked him to anger with their inventions: and the plague brake in upon them.
30Then stood up Phinehas, and executed judgment: and so the plague was stayed.
31And that was counted unto him for righteousness
unto all generations for evermore.
angered him also at the waters of strife, so that it went ill with Moses for their sakes:
33Because they provoked his spirit, so that he spake unadvisedly with his lips.
34They did not destroy the nations, concerning
whom the LORD commanded them:
35But were mingled
among the heathen, and learned their works.
they served their idols: which were a snare unto them.
they sacrificed their sons and their daughters unto devils,
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.
they defiled with their own works, and went a whoring with their own inventions.
40Therefore was the wrath of the LORD kindled against his people, insomuch that he abhorred his own
41And he gave them into the hand
of the heathen; and they that hated them ruled over them.
enemies also oppressed them, and they were brought into subjection under their hand.
43Many times did he deliver them; but they provoked him with their counsel, and
were brought low for their iniquity.
he regarded their affliction, when he heard their cry:
he remembered for them his covenant, and repented according to the multitude of his mercies.
46He made them also to be pitied of all those that carried them captives.
47Save 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.
be the LORD God of Israel from everlasting to everlasting: and let all the people say, Amen. Praise ye the LORD.