6 O ye seed of Abraham his servant, ye children of Jacob his chosen.

7 He is the Lord our God; his judgments are in all the earth.

8 He hath remembered his covenant for ever, the word which he commanded to a thousand generations:

9 Which covenant he made with Abraham, and his oath unto Isaac ;

10 And confirmed the same unto Jacob for a law, and to Israel for an everlasting covenant;

11 Saying, Unto thee will I give the land of Canaan, the lot of your inheritance. 12 When they were but a few men in number; yea, very few, and strangers in it;

13 When they went from one nation to another, from one kingdom to another people,

14 He suffered no man to do them wrong yea, he reproved kings for their sakes;

15 Saying, Touch not mine anointed, and do my prophets no harm.

16 Moreover, he called for a famine upon the land; he brake the whole staff of bread.

17 He sent a man before them, even Joseph, who was sold for a servant :

18 Whose feet they hurt with fetters: he was laid in iron;

19 Until the time that his word came; the word of the Lord tried him.

20 The king sent and loosed him even the ruler of the people, and let him go free. 21 He made him lord of his house, and ruler of all his substance;

22 To bind his princes at his pleasure, and teach his senators wisdom.

23 Israel also came into Egypt, and Jacob sojourned in the land of Ham.

24 And he increased his people greatly, and made them stronger then their ene


25 He turned their heart to hate his people, to deal subtilly with his servants. 26 He sent Moses his servant, and Aaron whom he had chosen.

27 They shewed his signs among them, and wonders in the land of Ham.

28 He sent darkness, and made it dark; and they rebelled not against his word.

29 He turned their waters into blood, and slew their fish,

30 Their land brought forth frogs in abundance, in the chambers of their kings. 31 He spake, and there came divers sorts of flies, and lice in all their coasts.

32 He gave them hail for rain, and flaming fire in their land..

33 He smote their vines also, and their fig-trees; and brake the trees of their coasts.

34 He spake, and the locusts came, and caterpillers, and that without number.

35 And did eat up all the herbs of their land, and devoured the fruit of their ground.

36 He smote also all the first born in their land, the chief of all their strength. 37 He brought them forth also with silver and gold; and there was not one feeble person among their tribes.

38 Egypt was glad when they departed, for the fear of them fell upon them.

39 He spread a cloud for a covering, and fire to give light in the night.

40 The people asked, and he brought quails, and satisfied them with the bread of heaven.

41 He opened the rock and the waters

gushed out; they ran in the dry places like a river.

42 For he remembered his holy promise, and Abraham his servant.

43 And he brought forth his people with joy, and his chosen with gladness.

44 And gave them the lands of the heathen and they inherited the labour of the people.

45 That they might observe his statutes, and keep his laws. Praise ye the Lord.



PRAISE ye the Lord.
the Lord. O give

O give thanks unto the Lord; for he is good, for his mercy endureth for ever.

2 Who can utter the mighty acts of the Lord? who can shew forth all his praise?

3 Blessed are they that keep judgment, and he that doeth righteousness at all times.

4 Remember me, O Lord, with the favour that thou bearest unto thy people: 0 visit me with thy salvation.

5 That I may see the good of thy chosen, that I may rejoice in the gladness of thy nation, that I may glory with thy inheri


6 We have sinned with our fathers, we have committed iniquity, we have done wickedly.

7 Our fathers understood not thy wonders in Egypt, they remembered not the multitude of thy mercies; but provoked him at the sea, even at the Red Sea.

8 Nevertheless, he saved them for his name's sake, that he might make his mighty power to be known.

9 He rebuked the Red Sea also, and it was dried up; so he led them through the depths, as through the wilderness.

10 And he saved them from the hand of him that hated them, and redeemed them from the hand of the enemy.

11 And the waters covered their enemies, there was not one of them left.

12 Then believed they his words, they sang his praise.

13 They soon forgat his works, they waited not for his council,

« VorigeDoorgaan »