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Psalm 136

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An exhortation to give thanks to God for particular mercies.

136:1 Give thanks to Yahweh, for he is good;
for his loving kindness endures forever.

136:2 Give thanks to the God of gods;
for his loving kindness endures forever.

136:3 Give thanks to the Lord of lords;
for his loving kindness endures forever:

136:4 To him who alone does great wonders;
for his loving kindness endures forever:

136:5 To him who by understanding made the heavens;
for his loving kindness endures forever:

136:6 To him who spread out the earth above the waters;
for his loving kindness endures forever:

136:7 To him who made the great lights;
for his loving kindness endures forever:

136:8 The sun to rule by day;
for his loving kindness endures forever;

136:9 The moon and stars to rule by night;
for his loving kindness endures forever:

136:10 To him who struck down the Egyptian firstborn;
for his loving kindness endures forever;

136:11 And brought out Israel from among them;
for his loving kindness endures forever;

136:12 With a strong hand, and with an outstretched arm;
for his loving kindness endures forever:

136:13 To him who divided the Red Sea apart;
for his loving kindness endures forever;

136:14 And made Israel to pass through its midst;
for his loving kindness endures forever;

136:15 But overthrew Pharaoh and his army in the Red Sea;
for his loving kindness endures forever:

136:16 To him who led his people through the wilderness;
for his loving kindness endures forever:

136:17 To him who struck great kings;
for his loving kindness endures forever;

136:18 And killed mighty kings;
for his loving kindness endures forever:

136:19 Sihon king of the Amorites;
for his loving kindness endures forever;

136:20 Og king of Bashan;
for his loving kindness endures forever;

136:21 And gave their land as an inheritance;
for his loving kindness endures forever;

136:22 Even a heritage to Israel his servant;
for his loving kindness endures forever:

136:23 Who remembered us in our low estate;
for his loving kindness endures forever;

136:24 And has delivered us from our adversaries;
for his loving kindness endures forever:

136:25 Who gives food to every creature;
for his loving kindness endures forever.

136:26 Oh give thanks to the God of heaven;
for his loving kindness endures forever.

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