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The Holy Bible: King James Version. 2000.
The Psalms
81

God's Goodness and Israel's Waywardness
To the chief Musician upon Git'tith, A Psalm of Asaph.

1  Sing aloud unto God our strength:
        
make a joyful noise unto the God of Jacob.
2  Take a psalm, and bring hither the timbrel,
        
the pleasant harp with the psaltery.
3  Blow up the trumpet in the new moon,
        
in the time appointed, on our solemn feast day. Num. 10.10
4  For this was a statute for Israel,
        
and a law of the God of Jacob.
5  This he ordained in Joseph for a testimony,
        
when he went out through the land of Egypt:
where I heard a language that I understood not.
6  I removed his shoulder from the burden:
        
his hands were delivered from the pots.
7  Thou calledst in trouble, and I delivered thee;
        
I answered thee in the secret place of thunder:
I proved thee at the waters of Mer'ibah. Ex. 17.7 · Num. 20.13
Selah.
8  Hear, O my people, and I will testify unto thee:
        
O Israel, if thou wilt hearken unto me;
9  there shall no strange god be in thee;
        
neither shalt thou worship any strange god. Ex. 20.2, 3 · 0.1--0.1 ; 0.5 ; 0.7
10  I am the LORD thy God,
        
which brought thee out of the land of Egypt:
open thy mouth wide, and I will fill it.
11  But my people would not hearken to my voice;
        
and Israel would none of me.
12  So I gave them up unto their own hearts' lust:
        
and they walked in their own counsels.
13  Oh that my people had hearkened unto me,
        
and Israel had walked in my ways!
14  I should soon have subdued their enemies,
        
and turned my hand against their adversaries.
15  The haters of the LORD should have submitted themselves unto him:
        
but their time should have endured for ever.
16  He should have fed them also with the finest of the wheat:
        
and with honey out of the rock should I have satisfied thee.

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