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English Revised Version
Give Thanks to the Lord, for He is Good
1O GIVE thanks unto the LORD; for he is good: for his mercy endureth for ever.
2Let Israel now say, that his mercy endureth for ever.
3Let the house of Aaron now say, that his mercy endureth for ever.
4Let them now that fear the LORD say, that his mercy endureth for ever.
5Out of my distress I called upon the LORD: the LORD answered me and set me in a large place.
6The LORD is on my side; I will not fear: what can man do unto me?
7The LORD is on my side among them that help me: therefore shall I see my desire upon them that hate me.
8It is better to trust in the LORD than to put confidence in man.
9It is better to trust in the LORD, than to put confidence in princes.
10All nations compassed me about: in the name of the LORD I will cut them off.
11They compassed me about; yea, they compassed me about: in the name of the LORD I will cut them off.
12They compassed me about like bees; they are quenched as the fire of thorns: in the name of the LORD I will cut them off.
13Thou didst thrust sore at me that I might fall: but the LORD helped me.
14The LORD is my strength and song; and he is become my salvation.
15The voice of rejoicing and salvation is in the tents of the righteous: the right hand of the LORD doeth valiantly.
16The right hand of the LORD is exalted: the right hand of the LORD doeth valiantly.
17I shall not die, but live, and declare the works of the LORD.
18The LORD hath chastened me sore: but he hath not given me over unto death.
19Open to me the gates of righteousness: I will enter into them, I will give thanks unto the LORD.
20This is the gate of the LORD; the righteous shall enter into it.
21I will give thanks unto thee, for thou hast answered me, and art become my salvation.
22The stone which the builders rejected is become the head of the corner.
23This is the LORD'S doing; it is marvelous in our eyes.
24This is the day which the LORD hath made; we will rejoice and be glad in it.
25Save now, we beseech thee, O LORD: O LORD, we beseech thee, send now prosperity.
26Blessed be he that cometh in the name of the LORD: we have blessed you out of the house of the LORD.
27The LORD is God, and he hath given us light: bind the sacrifice with cords, even unto the horns of the altar.
28Thou art my God, and I will give thanks unto thee: thou art my God, I will exalt thee.
29O give thanks unto the LORD; for he is good: for his mercy endureth for ever.