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PSALMS

He broke the whole staff of bread.
17He sent a man before them;
Joseph was sold for a servant;
18His feet they hurt with fetters,
His person was laid in iron;
19Until the time that his word came to pass, The word of the Lord tested him.
20The king sent and loosed him;
Even the ruler of the peoples, and set him free.
21He made him lord of his house,
And ruler of all his possessions;
22To bind his princes at his pleasure,
And teach his elders wisdom.
 
23Israel also came into Egypt;
And Jacob sojourned in the land of Ham.
24And He increased His people greatly,
And made them too mighty for their adversaries.
25He turned their heart to hate His people,
To deal craftily with His servants.
26He sent Moses His servant,
And Aaron whom He had chosen.
27They wrought among them His manifold signs,
And wonders in the land of Ham.
28He sent darkness, and it was dark;
And they rebelled not against His word.
29He turned their waters into blood,
And slew their fish.
30Their land swarmed with frogs,
In the chambers of their kings.
31He spoke, and there came swarms of flies,
And gnats in all their borders.
32He gave them hail for rain,
And flaming fire in their land.
33He smote their vines also and their fig-trees;
And broke the trees of their borders.
34He spoke, and the locust came,
And the canker-worm without number,
35And did eat up every herb in their land,
And did eat up the fruit of their ground.
36He smote also all the first-born in their land,
The first-fruits of all their strength.
37And He brought them forth with silver and gold;
And there was none that stumbled among His tribes.
38Egypt was glad when they departed;
For the fear of them had fallen upon them.
 
39He spread a cloud for a screen;
And fire to give light in the night.
40They asked, and He brought quails,
And gave them in plenty the bread of heaven.
41He opened the rock, and waters gushed out;
They ran, a river in the dry places.
42For He remembered His holy word
Unto Abraham His servant;
43And He brought forth His people with joy,
His chosen ones with singing.
44And He gave them the lands of the nations,
And they took the labour of the peoples in possession;
45That they might keep His statutes,
And observe His laws.
Hallelujah.


106 Hallelujah.
O give thanks unto the Lord; for He is good;
For His mercy endureth for ever.
2Who can express the mighty acts of the Lord,
Or make all His praise to be heard?
3Happy are they that keep justice,
That do righteousness at all times.

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