Psalms
Chapter 107





Psalms 107:1

O give thanks unto the LORD, for [he is] good: for his mercy [endureth] for ever.

Psalms 107:2

Let the redeemed of the LORD say [so], whom he hath redeemed from the hand of the enemy;

Psalms 107:3

And gathered them out of the lands, from the east, and from the west, from the north, and from the south.

Psalms 107:4

They wandered in the wilderness in a solitary way; they found no city to dwell in.

Psalms 107:5

Hungry and thirsty, their soul fainted in them.

Psalms 107:6

Then they cried unto the LORD in their trouble, [and] he delivered them out of their distresses.

Psalms 107:7

And he led them forth by the right way, that they might go to a city of habitation.

Psalms 107:8

Oh that [men] would praise the LORD [for] his goodness, and [for] his wonderful works to the children of men!

Psalms 107:9

For he satisfieth the longing soul, and filleth the hungry soul with goodness.

Psalms 107:10

Such as sit in darkness and in the shadow of death, [being] bound in affliction and iron;

Psalms 107:11

Because they rebelled against the words of God, and contemned the counsel of the most High:

Psalms 107:12

Therefore he brought down their heart with labour; they fell down, and [there was] none to help.

Psalms 107:13

Then they cried unto the LORD in their trouble, [and] he saved them out of their distresses.

Psalms 107:14

He brought them out of darkness and the shadow of death, and brake their bands in sunder.

Psalms 107:15

Oh that [men] would praise the LORD [for] his goodness, and [for] his wonderful works to the children of men!

Psalms 107:16

For he hath broken the gates of brass, and cut the bars of iron in sunder.

Psalms 107:17

Fools because of their transgression, and because of their iniquities, are afflicted.

Psalms 107:18

Their soul abhorreth all manner of meat; and they draw near unto the gates of death.

Psalms 107:19

Then they cry unto the LORD in their trouble, [and] he saveth them out of their distresses.

Psalms 107:20

He sent his word, and healed them, and delivered [them] from their destructions.

Psalms 107:21

Oh that [men] would praise the LORD [for] his goodness, and [for] his wonderful works to the children of men!

Psalms 107:22

And let them sacrifice the sacrifices of thanksgiving, and declare his works with rejoicing.

Psalms 107:23

They that go down to the sea in ships, that do business in great waters;

Psalms 107:24

These see the works of the LORD, and his wonders in the deep.

Psalms 107:25

For he commandeth, and raiseth the stormy wind, which lifteth up the waves thereof.

Psalms 107:26

They mount up to the heaven, they go down again to the depths: their soul is melted because of trouble.

Psalms 107:27

They reel to and fro, and stagger like a drunken man, and are at their wit's end.

Psalms 107:28

Then they cry unto the LORD in their trouble, and he bringeth them out of their distresses.

Psalms 107:29

He maketh the storm a calm, so that the waves thereof are still.

Psalms 107:30

Then are they glad because they be quiet; so he bringeth them unto their desired haven.

Psalms 107:31

Oh that [men] would praise the LORD [for] his goodness, and [for] his wonderful works to the children of men!

Psalms 107:32

Let them exalt him also in the congregation of the people, and praise him in the assembly of the elders.

Psalms 107:33

He turneth rivers into a wilderness, and the watersprings into dry ground;

Psalms 107:34

A fruitful land into barrenness, for the wickedness of them that dwell therein.

Psalms 107:35

He turneth the wilderness into a standing water, and dry ground into watersprings.

Psalms 107:36

And there he maketh the hungry to dwell, that they may prepare a city for habitation;

Psalms 107:37

And sow the fields, and plant vineyards, which may yield fruits of increase.

Psalms 107:38

He blesseth them also, so that they are multiplied greatly; and suffereth not their cattle to decrease.

Psalms 107:39

Again, they are minished and brought low through oppression, affliction, and sorrow.

Psalms 107:40

He poureth contempt upon princes, and causeth them to wander in the wilderness, [where there is] no way.

Psalms 107:41

Yet setteth he the poor on high from affliction, and maketh [him] families like a flock.

Psalms 107:42

The righteous shall see [it], and rejoice: and all iniquity shall stop her mouth.

Psalms 107:43

Whoso [is] wise, and will observe these [things], even they shall understand the lovingkindness of the LORD.