Psalm 107
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His Loving Kindness Endures Forever

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1Give thanks to the LORD, for he is good; his love endures forever.1Oh give thanks to the LORD, for he is good, for his steadfast love endures forever!1Oh give thanks to the LORD, for He is good, For His lovingkindness is everlasting.1O give thanks unto the LORD, for he is good: for his mercy endureth for ever.1Give thanks to the LORD, for He is good; His faithful love endures forever.
2Let the redeemed of the LORD tell their story-- those he redeemed from the hand of the foe,2Let the redeemed of the LORD say so, whom he has redeemed from trouble2Let the redeemed of the LORD say so, Whom He has redeemed from the hand of the adversary2Let the redeemed of the LORD say so, whom he hath redeemed from the hand of the enemy;2Let the redeemed of the LORD proclaim that He has redeemed them from the hand of the foe
3those he gathered from the lands, from east and west, from north and south.3and gathered in from the lands, from the east and from the west, from the north and from the south.3And gathered from the lands, From the east and from the west, From the north and from the south.3And gathered them out of the lands, from the east, and from the west, from the north, and from the south.3and has gathered them from the lands-- from the east and the west, from the north and the south.
4Some wandered in desert wastelands, finding no way to a city where they could settle.4Some wandered in desert wastes, finding no way to a city to dwell in;4They wandered in the wilderness in a desert region; They did not find a way to an inhabited city.4They wandered in the wilderness in a solitary way; they found no city to dwell in.4Some wandered in the desolate wilderness, finding no way to a city where they could live.
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5They were hungry and thirsty, and their lives ebbed away.5hungry and thirsty, their soul fainted within them.5They were hungry and thirsty; Their soul fainted within them.5Hungry and thirsty, their soul fainted in them.5They were hungry and thirsty; their spirits failed within them.
6Then they cried out to the LORD in their trouble, and he delivered them from their distress.6Then they cried to the LORD in their trouble, and he delivered them from their distress.6Then they cried out to the LORD in their trouble; He delivered them out of their distresses.6Then they cried unto the LORD in their trouble, and he delivered them out of their distresses.6Then they cried out to the LORD in their trouble; He rescued them from their distress.
7He led them by a straight way to a city where they could settle.7He led them by a straight way till they reached a city to dwell in.7He led them also by a straight way, To go to an inhabited city.7And he led them forth by the right way, that they might go to a city of habitation.7He led them by the right path to go to a city where they could live.
8Let them give thanks to the LORD for his unfailing love and his wonderful deeds for mankind,8Let them thank the LORD for his steadfast love, for his wondrous works to the children of man!8Let them give thanks to the LORD for His lovingkindness, And for His wonders to the sons of men!8Oh that men would praise the LORD for his goodness, and for his wonderful works to the children of men!8Let them give thanks to the LORD for His faithful love and His wonderful works for all humanity.
9for he satisfies the thirsty and fills the hungry with good things.9For he satisfies the longing soul, and the hungry soul he fills with good things.9For He has satisfied the thirsty soul, And the hungry soul He has filled with what is good.9For he satisfieth the longing soul, and filleth the hungry soul with goodness.9For He has satisfied the thirsty and filled the hungry with good things.
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10Some sat in darkness, in utter darkness, prisoners suffering in iron chains,10Some sat in darkness and in the shadow of death, prisoners in affliction and in irons,10There were those who dwelt in darkness and in the shadow of death, Prisoners in misery and chains,10Such as sit in darkness and in the shadow of death, being bound in affliction and iron;10Others sat in darkness and gloom-- prisoners in cruel chains--
11because they rebelled against God's commands and despised the plans of the Most High.11for they had rebelled against the words of God, and spurned the counsel of the Most High.11Because they had rebelled against the words of God And spurned the counsel of the Most High.11Because they rebelled against the words of God, and contemned the counsel of the most High:11because they rebelled against God's commands and despised the counsel of the Most High.
12So he subjected them to bitter labor; they stumbled, and there was no one to help.12So he bowed their hearts down with hard labor; they fell down, with none to help.12Therefore He humbled their heart with labor; They stumbled and there was none to help.12Therefore he brought down their heart with labour; they fell down, and there was none to help.12He broke their spirits with hard labor; they stumbled, and there was no one to help.
13Then they cried to the LORD in their trouble, and he saved them from their distress.13Then they cried to the LORD in their trouble, and he delivered them from their distress.13Then they cried out to the LORD in their trouble; He saved them out of their distresses.13Then they cried unto the LORD in their trouble, and he saved them out of their distresses.13Then they cried out to the LORD in their trouble; He saved them from their distress.
14He brought them out of darkness, the utter darkness, and broke away their chains.14He brought them out of darkness and the shadow of death, and burst their bonds apart.14He brought them out of darkness and the shadow of death And broke their bands apart.14He brought them out of darkness and the shadow of death, and brake their bands in sunder.14He brought them out of darkness and gloom and broke their chains apart.
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15Let them give thanks to the LORD for his unfailing love and his wonderful deeds for mankind,15Let them thank the LORD for his steadfast love, for his wondrous works to the children of man!15Let them give thanks to the LORD for His lovingkindness, And for His wonders to the sons of men!15Oh that men would praise the LORD for his goodness, and for his wonderful works to the children of men!15Let them give thanks to the LORD for His faithful love and His wonderful works for all humanity.
16for he breaks down gates of bronze and cuts through bars of iron.16For he shatters the doors of bronze and cuts in two the bars of iron.16For He has shattered gates of bronze And cut bars of iron asunder.16For he hath broken the gates of brass, and cut the bars of iron in sunder.16For He has broken down the bronze gates and cut through the iron bars.
17Some became fools through their rebellious ways and suffered affliction because of their iniquities.17Some were fools through their sinful ways, and because of their iniquities suffered affliction;17Fools, because of their rebellious way, And because of their iniquities, were afflicted.17Fools because of their transgression, and because of their iniquities, are afflicted.17Fools suffered affliction because of their rebellious ways and their sins.
18They loathed all food and drew near the gates of death.18they loathed any kind of food, and they drew near to the gates of death.18Their soul abhorred all kinds of food, And they drew near to the gates of death.18Their soul abhorreth all manner of meat; and they draw near unto the gates of death.18They loathed all food and came near the gates of death.
19Then they cried to the LORD in their trouble, and he saved them from their distress.19Then they cried to the LORD in their trouble, and he delivered them from their distress.19Then they cried out to the LORD in their trouble; He saved them out of their distresses.19Then they cry unto the LORD in their trouble, and he saveth them out of their distresses.19Then they cried out to the LORD in their trouble; He saved them from their distress.
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20He sent out his word and healed them; he rescued them from the grave.20He sent out his word and healed them, and delivered them from their destruction.20He sent His word and healed them, And delivered them from their destructions.20He sent his word, and healed them, and delivered them from their destructions.20He sent His word and healed them; He rescued them from the Pit.
21Let them give thanks to the LORD for his unfailing love and his wonderful deeds for mankind.21Let them thank the LORD for his steadfast love, for his wondrous works to the children of man!21Let them give thanks to the LORD for His lovingkindness, And for His wonders to the sons of men!21Oh that men would praise the LORD for his goodness, and for his wonderful works to the children of men!21Let them give thanks to the LORD for His faithful love and His wonderful works for all humanity.
22Let them sacrifice thank offerings and tell of his works with songs of joy.22And let them offer sacrifices of thanksgiving, and tell of his deeds in songs of joy!22Let them also offer sacrifices of thanksgiving, And tell of His works with joyful singing.22And let them sacrifice the sacrifices of thanksgiving, and declare his works with rejoicing.22Let them offer sacrifices of thanksgiving and announce His works with shouts of joy.
23Some went out on the sea in ships; they were merchants on the mighty waters.23Some went down to the sea in ships, doing business on the great waters;23Those who go down to the sea in ships, Who do business on great waters;23They that go down to the sea in ships, that do business in great waters;23Others went to sea in ships, conducting trade on the vast waters.
24They saw the works of the LORD, his wonderful deeds in the deep.24they saw the deeds of the LORD, his wondrous works in the deep.24They have seen the works of the LORD, And His wonders in the deep.24These see the works of the LORD, and his wonders in the deep.24They saw the LORD's works, His wonderful works in the deep.
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25For he spoke and stirred up a tempest that lifted high the waves.25For he commanded and raised the stormy wind, which lifted up the waves of the sea.25For He spoke and raised up a stormy wind, Which lifted up the waves of the sea.25For he commandeth, and raiseth the stormy wind, which lifteth up the waves thereof.25He spoke and raised a tempest that stirred up the waves of the sea.
26They mounted up to the heavens and went down to the depths; in their peril their courage melted away.26They mounted up to heaven; they went down to the depths; their courage melted away in their evil plight;26They rose up to the heavens, they went down to the depths; Their soul melted away in their misery.26They mount up to the heaven, they go down again to the depths: their soul is melted because of trouble.26Rising up to the sky, sinking down to the depths, their courage melting away in anguish,
27They reeled and staggered like drunkards; they were at their wits' end.27they reeled and staggered like drunken men and were at their wits’ end.27They reeled and staggered like a drunken man, And were at their wits' end.27They reel to and fro, and stagger like a drunken man, and are at their wits' end.27they reeled and staggered like drunken men, and all their skill was useless.
28Then they cried out to the LORD in their trouble, and he brought them out of their distress.28Then they cried to the LORD in their trouble, and he delivered them from their distress.28Then they cried to the LORD in their trouble, And He brought them out of their distresses.28Then they cry unto the LORD in their trouble, and he bringeth them out of their distresses.28Then they cried out to the LORD in their trouble, and He brought them out of their distress.
29He stilled the storm to a whisper; the waves of the sea were hushed.29He made the storm be still, and the waves of the sea were hushed.29He caused the storm to be still, So that the waves of the sea were hushed.29He maketh the storm a calm, so that the waves thereof are still.29He stilled the storm to a murmur, and the waves of the sea were hushed.
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30They were glad when it grew calm, and he guided them to their desired haven.30Then they were glad that the waters were quiet, and he brought them to their desired haven.30Then they were glad because they were quiet, So He guided them to their desired haven.30Then are they glad because they be quiet; so he bringeth them unto their desired haven.30They rejoiced when the waves grew quiet. Then He guided them to the harbor they longed for.
31Let them give thanks to the LORD for his unfailing love and his wonderful deeds for mankind.31Let them thank the LORD for his steadfast love, for his wondrous works to the children of man!31Let them give thanks to the LORD for His lovingkindness, And for His wonders to the sons of men!31Oh that men would praise the LORD for his goodness, and for his wonderful works to the children of men!31Let them give thanks to the LORD for His faithful love and His wonderful works for all humanity.
32Let them exalt him in the assembly of the people and praise him in the council of the elders.32Let them extol him in the congregation of the people, and praise him in the assembly of the elders.32Let them extol Him also in the congregation of the people, And praise Him at the seat of the elders.32Let them exalt him also in the congregation of the people, and praise him in the assembly of the elders.32Let them exalt Him in the assembly of the people and praise Him in the council of the elders.
33He turned rivers into a desert, flowing springs into thirsty ground,33He turns rivers into a desert, springs of water into thirsty ground,33He changes rivers into a wilderness And springs of water into a thirsty ground;33He turneth rivers into a wilderness, and the watersprings into dry ground;33He turns rivers into desert, springs of water into thirsty ground,
34and fruitful land into a salt waste, because of the wickedness of those who lived there.34a fruitful land into a salty waste, because of the evil of its inhabitants.34A fruitful land into a salt waste, Because of the wickedness of those who dwell in it.34A fruitful land into barrenness, for the wickedness of them that dwell therein.34and fruitful land into salty wasteland, because of the wickedness of its inhabitants.
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35He turned the desert into pools of water and the parched ground into flowing springs;35He turns a desert into pools of water, a parched land into springs of water.35He changes a wilderness into a pool of water And a dry land into springs of water;35He turneth the wilderness into a standing water, and dry ground into watersprings.35He turns a desert into a pool of water, dry land into springs of water.
36there he brought the hungry to live, and they founded a city where they could settle.36And there he lets the hungry dwell, and they establish a city to live in;36And there He makes the hungry to dwell, So that they may establish an inhabited city,36And there he maketh the hungry to dwell, that they may prepare a city for habitation;36He causes the hungry to settle there, and they establish a city where they can live.
37They sowed fields and planted vineyards that yielded a fruitful harvest;37they sow fields and plant vineyards and get a fruitful yield.37And sow fields and plant vineyards, And gather a fruitful harvest.37And sow the fields, and plant vineyards, which may yield fruits of increase.37They sow fields and plant vineyards that yield a fruitful harvest.
38he blessed them, and their numbers greatly increased, and he did not let their herds diminish.38By his blessing they multiply greatly, and he does not let their livestock diminish.38Also He blesses them and they multiply greatly, And He does not let their cattle decrease.38He blesseth them also, so that they are multiplied greatly; and suffereth not their cattle to decrease.38He blesses them, and they multiply greatly; He does not let their livestock decrease.
39Then their numbers decreased, and they were humbled by oppression, calamity and sorrow;39When they are diminished and brought low through oppression, evil, and sorrow,39When they are diminished and bowed down Through oppression, misery and sorrow,39Again, they are minished and brought low through oppression, affliction, and sorrow.39When they are diminished and are humbled by cruel oppression and sorrow,
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40he who pours contempt on nobles made them wander in a trackless waste.40he pours contempt on princes and makes them wander in trackless wastes;40He pours contempt upon princes And makes them wander in a pathless waste.40He poureth contempt upon princes, and causeth them to wander in the wilderness, where there is no way.40He pours contempt on nobles and makes them wander in a trackless wasteland.
41But he lifted the needy out of their affliction and increased their families like flocks.41but he raises up the needy out of affliction and makes their families like flocks.41But He sets the needy securely on high away from affliction, And makes his families like a flock.41Yet setteth he the poor on high from affliction, and maketh him families like a flock.41But He lifts the needy out of their suffering and makes their families multiply like flocks.
42The upright see and rejoice, but all the wicked shut their mouths.42The upright see it and are glad, and all wickedness shuts its mouth.42The upright see it and are glad; But all unrighteousness shuts its mouth.42The righteous shall see it, and rejoice: and all iniquity shall stop her mouth.42The upright see it and rejoice, and all injustice shuts its mouth.
43Let the one who is wise heed these things and ponder the loving deeds of the LORD.43Whoever is wise, let him attend to these things; let them consider the steadfast love of the LORD.43Who is wise? Let him give heed to these things, And consider the lovingkindnesses of the LORD.43Whoso is wise, and will observe these things, even they shall understand the lovingkindness of the LORD.43Let whoever is wise pay attention to these things and consider the LORD's acts of faithful love.



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