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praises to God, our strength. Sing to the God of Jacob.
Beat the tambourine. Play the sweet lyre and the harp.
the ram’s horn at new moon, and again at full moon to call a
this is required by the decrees of Israel; it is a regulation of the
God of Jacob.
made it a law for Israel when he attacked Egypt to set us free. I
heard an unknown voice say,
I will take the load from your shoulders; I will free your hands from
their heavy tasks.
cried to me in trouble, and I saved you; I answered out of the
thundercloud and tested your faith when there was no water at
to me, O my people, while I give you stern warnings. O Israel, if you
would only listen to me!
must never have a foreign god; you must not bow down before a false
it was I, the Lord your God, who rescued you from the land
of Egypt. Open your mouth wide, and I will fill it with good things.
no, my people wouldn’t listen. Israel did not want me around.
I let them follow their own stubborn desires, living according to
their own ideas.
that my people would listen to me! Oh, that Israel would follow me,
walking in my paths!
quickly I would then subdue their enemies! How soon my hands would be
upon their foes!
who hate the Lord would cringe before him; they would be
I would feed you with the finest wheat. I would satisfy you with wild
honey from the rock.”
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