Psalm 136

Psalm 136

1 O give thanks to the Lord, for He is good; for His mercy and loving-kindness endure forever.

2 O give thanks to the God of gods, for His mercy and loving-kindness endure forever.

3 O give thanks to the Lord of lords, for His mercy and loving-kindness endure forever—

4 To Him Who alone does great wonders, for His mercy and loving-kindness endure forever;

5 To Him Who by wisdom and understanding made the heavens, for His mercy and loving-kindness endure forever;

6 To Him Who stretched out the earth upon the waters, for His mercy and loving-kindness endure forever;

7 To Him Who made the great lights, for His mercy and loving-kindness endure forever—

8 The sun to rule over the day, for His mercy and loving-kindness endure forever;

9 The moon and stars to rule by night, for His mercy and loving-kindness endure forever;

10 To Him Who smote Egypt in their firstborn, for His mercy and loving-kindness endure forever;(A)

11 And brought out Israel from among them, for His mercy and loving-kindness endure forever;(B)

12 With a strong hand and with an outstretched arm, for His mercy and loving-kindness endure forever;

13 To Him Who divided the Red Sea into parts, for His mercy and loving-kindness endure forever;(C)

14 And made Israel to pass through the midst of it, for His mercy and loving-kindness endure forever;

15 But shook off and overthrew Pharaoh and his host into the Red Sea, for His mercy and loving-kindness endure forever;

16 To Him Who led His people through the wilderness, for His mercy and loving-kindness endure forever;

17 To Him Who smote great kings, for His mercy and loving-kindness endure forever;

18 And slew famous kings, for His mercy and loving-kindness endure forever—(D)

19 Sihon king of the Amorites, for His mercy and loving-kindness endure forever;(E)

20 And Og king of Bashan, for His mercy and loving-kindness endure forever;(F)

21 And gave their land as a heritage, for His mercy and loving-kindness endure forever;

22 Even a heritage to Israel His servant, for His mercy and loving-kindness endure forever;(G)

23 To Him Who [earnestly] remembered us in our low estate and imprinted us [on His heart], for His mercy and loving-kindness endure forever;

24 And rescued us from our enemies, for His mercy and loving-kindness endure forever;

25 To Him Who gives food to all flesh, for His mercy and loving-kindness endure forever;

26 O give thanks to the God of heaven, for His mercy and loving-kindness endure forever!

Cross references

  1. Psalm 136:10 : Exod. 12:29.
  2. Psalm 136:11 : Exod. 12:51; 13:3, 17.
  3. Psalm 136:13 : Exod. 14:21, 22.
  4. Psalm 136:18 : Deut. 29:7.
  5. Psalm 136:19 : Num. 21:21-24.
  6. Psalm 136:20 : Num. 21:33-35.
  7. Psalm 136:22 : Josh. 12:1.

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