Psalm 81
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1TO THE OVERSEER. ON THE GITTITH. BY ASAPH. Cry aloud to God our strength, "" Shout to the God of Jacob.

2Lift up a song, and give out a timbrel, "" A pleasant harp with stringed instrument.

3Blow a horn in the month, "" In the new moon, at the day of our festival,

4For it [is] a statute to Israel, "" An ordinance of the God of Jacob.

5He has placed it—a testimony on Joseph, "" In his going forth over the land of Egypt. A lip, I have not known—I hear.

6I turned aside his shoulder from the burden, "" His hands pass over from the basket.

7In distress you have called and I deliver you, "" I answer you in the secret place of thunder, "" I try you by the waters of Meribah. Selah.

8Hear, O My people, and I testify to you, "" O Israel, if you listen to me:

9There is not in you a strange god, "" And you do not bow yourself to a strange god.

10I [am] your God YHWH, "" Who brings you up out of the land of Egypt. Enlarge your mouth, and I fill it.

11But My people did not listen to My voice, "" And Israel has not consented to Me.

12And I send them away in the enmity of their heart, "" They walk in their own counsels.

13O that My people were listening to Me, "" Israel would walk in My ways.

14As a little thing I cause their enemies to bow, "" And I turn back My hand against their adversaries,

15Those hating YHWH should have feigned [obedience] to Him, "" And their time would last for all time.

16He causes him to eat of the fat of wheat, "" And I satisfy you [with] honey from a rock!

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