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¶ O GIVE thanks to the LORD, call upon his name, make known his deeds among the people.
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Sing to him, sing psalms to him, talk of all his wondrous works.
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Glory in his holy name;
let the heart of them rejoice that seek the LORD.
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Seek the LORD, and be strong, seek his face evermore.
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Remember his marvellous works that he has done, his wonders, and the judgments of his mouth,
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O you descendants of Abraham his servant, you children of Jacob his chosen.
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He is the LORD our God;
his judgments are in all the earth.
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¶ He has remembered his covenant for ever, the word which he commanded to a thousand generations.
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For he made his covenant with Abraham, and his oaths to Isaac;
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And confirmed the same to Jacob for a law, and to Israel for an everlasting covenant,
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Saying, To you will I give the land of Canaan, the lot of your inheritance,
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When they were but a few men in number, yea, very few, and strangers in it.
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When they went from one nation to another, from one kingdom to another people;
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He suffered no man to do them wrong;
yea, he reproved kings for their sakes,
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That they might touch not his anointed, and do his prophets no harm.
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Moreover he called for a famine upon the land;
he broke the whole stalk of their wheat.
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He sent a man before them, even Joseph, who was sold for a servant,
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Whose feet they bound with fetters;
he was laid in iron
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Until the time that his word came;
the word of the LORD tried him.
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The king sent and released him, and made him a ruler over his people.
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He made him lord of his house, and ruler over all his possessions,
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To discipline the governors at his pleasure and to teach the elders wisdom.
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Israel also came into Egypt;
and Jacob sojourned in the land of Ham.
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And he increased his people greatly, and made them stronger than their enemies.
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¶ He turned their hearts to hate his people, to deal subtly with his servants.
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He sent Moses his servant, and Aaron whom he had chosen.
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They showed his signs among them and wonders in the land of Ham.
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He sent darkness, and made it dark;
and yet they rebelled against his word.
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He turned their waters into blood, and slew their fish.
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Their land swarmed with frogs, even in the inner chambers of their kings.
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He spoke, and there came different sorts of flies and lice in all their borders.
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He turned their rain into hail;
and brought flaming fire into their land.
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He smote their vines also and their fig trees;
and broke the trees within their borders.
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He spoke and the locusts came and caterpillars, and that without numbers throughout their land.
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And they devoured all the herbs and the fruit of their lands.
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He smote also all the first-born of Egypt, the first-born of all their boys.
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He brought them forth also with silver and gold;
and there was not one feeble person among their tribes.
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Egypt was glad when they departed;
for the fear of them fell upon them.
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He spread a cloud to shade them, and fire to give light in the night.
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The people asked, and he brought quails and satisfied them with the bread of heaven.
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He opened the rock and the waters gushed out;
and water flowed in the dry land.
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For he remembered his holy promise which he had given to Abraham his servant.
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And he brought forth his people with joy, and his young men with gladness,
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And gave them the lands of the Gentiles;
and they inherited the labor of the people.
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That they might observe his statutes and keep his laws.
Praise the LORD.