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Psalms 107

Book of Psalms - Chapter 107

Psalms 107:1

Give thanks to the LORD, for he is good, for his loving kindness endures forever.

Psalms 107:2

Let the redeemed by the LORD say so, whom he has redeemed from the hand of the adversary,

Psalms 107:3

And gathered 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 desert way. They found no city to live in.

Psalms 107:5

Hungry and thirsty, their soul fainted in them.

Psalms 107:6

Then they cried to the LORD in their trouble, and he delivered them out of their distresses,

Psalms 107:7

he led them also by a straight way, that they might go to a city to live in.

Psalms 107:8

Let them praise the LORD for his loving kindness, for his wonderful works to the children of men!

Psalms 107:9

For he satisfies the longing soul. He fills the hungry soul with good.

Psalms 107:10

Some sat 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 condemned the counsel of the Most High.

Psalms 107:12

Therefore he brought down their heart with labor. They fell down, and there was none to help.

Psalms 107:13

Then they cried to 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 broke their bonds in sunder.

Psalms 107:15

Let them praise the LORD for his loving kindness, for his wonderful works to the children of men!

Psalms 107:16

For he has broken the gates of brass, and cut through bars of iron.

Psalms 107:17

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

Psalms 107:18

Their soul abhors all kinds of food. They draw near to the gates of death.

Psalms 107:19

Then they cry to the LORD in their trouble, he saves them out of their distresses.

Psalms 107:20

He sends his word, and heals them, and delivers them from their graves.

Psalms 107:21

Let them praise the LORD for his loving kindness, for his wonderful works to the children of men!

Psalms 107:22

Let them offer the sacrifices of thanksgiving, and declare his works with singing.

Psalms 107:23

Those who go down to the sea in ships, who do business in great waters;

Psalms 107:24

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

Psalms 107:25

For he commands, and raises the stormy wind, which lifts up its waves.

Psalms 107:26

They mount up to the sky; they go down again to the depths. Their soul melts away because of trouble.

Psalms 107:27

They reel back and forth, and stagger like a drunken man, and are at their wits' end.

Psalms 107:28

Then they cry to the LORD in their trouble, and he brings them out of their distress.

Psalms 107:29

He makes the storm a calm, so that its waves are still.

Psalms 107:30

Then they are glad because it is calm, so he brings them to their desired haven.

Psalms 107:31

Let them praise the LORD for his loving kindness, for his wonderful works for the children of men!

Psalms 107:32

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

Psalms 107:33

He turns rivers into a desert, water springs into a thirsty ground,

Psalms 107:34

and a fruitful land into a salt waste, for the wickedness of those who dwell in it.

Psalms 107:35

He turns a desert into a pool of water, and a dry land into water springs.

Psalms 107:36

There he makes the hungry live, that they may prepare a city to live in,

Psalms 107:37

sow fields, plant vineyards, and reap the fruits of increase.

Psalms 107:38

He blesses them also, so that they are multiplied greatly. He doesn't allow their livestock to decrease.

Psalms 107:39

Again, they are diminished and bowed down through oppression, trouble, and sorrow.

Psalms 107:40

He pours contempt on princes, and causes them to wander in a trackless waste.

Psalms 107:41

Yet he lifts the needy out of their affliction, and increases their families like a flock.

Psalms 107:42

The upright will see it, and be glad. All the wicked will shut their mouths.

Psalms 107:43

Whoever is wise will pay attention to these things. They will consider the loving kindnesses of the LORD. A Song. A Psalm by David.