Psalm 77
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1I cry out to God! I cry out to God and he hears me.1For the director of music. For Jeduthun. Of Asaph. A psalm. I cried out to God for help; I cried out to God to hear me.
2When I was in distress, I sought the Lord; my hands were raised at night and they did not grow weary. I refused to be comforted.2When I was in distress, I sought the Lord; at night I stretched out untiring hands, and I would not be comforted.
3I remember God, and I groan; I meditate, while my spirit grows faint. Interlude3I remembered you, God, and I groaned; I meditated, and my spirit grew faint.
4You kept my eyes open; I was troubled and couldn't speak.4You kept my eyes from closing; I was too troubled to speak.
5I thought of ancient times, considering years long past.5I thought about the former days, the years of long ago;
6During the night I remembered my song. I meditate in my heart, and my spirit ponders.6I remembered my songs in the night. My heart meditated and my spirit asked:
7Will the Lord reject me forever and not show favor again?7"Will the Lord reject forever? Will he never show his favor again?
8Has his gracious love ceased forever? Will his promise be unfulfilled in future generations?8Has his unfailing love vanished forever? Has his promise failed for all time?
9Has God forgotten to be gracious? Has he in anger withheld his compassion? Interlude9Has God forgotten to be merciful? Has he in anger withheld his compassion?"
10So I say: "It causes me pain that the right hand of the Most High has changed."10Then I thought, "To this I will appeal: the years when the Most High stretched out his right hand.
11I will remember the LORD'S deeds; indeed, I will remember your awesome deeds from long ago.11I will remember the deeds of the LORD; yes, I will remember your miracles of long ago.
12As I meditate on all your works, I will consider your awesome deeds.12I will consider all your works and meditate on all your mighty deeds."
13God, your way is holy. What god is like our great God?13Your ways, God, are holy. What god is as great as our God?
14God, you are the one performing awesome deeds. You reveal your might among the nations.14You are the God who performs miracles; you display your power among the peoples.
15You delivered your people— the descendants of Jacob and Joseph— with your power. Interlude15With your mighty arm you redeemed your people, the descendants of Jacob and Joseph.
16The waters saw you, God; the waters saw you and writhed. Indeed, the depths of the sea quaked.16The waters saw you, God, the waters saw you and writhed; the very depths were convulsed.
17The clouds poured rain; the skies rumbled. Indeed, your lightning bolts flashed. 17The clouds poured down water, the heavens resounded with thunder; your arrows flashed back and forth.
18Your thunderous sound was in a whirlwind; your lightning lights up the world; the earth becomes agitated and quakes.18Your thunder was heard in the whirlwind, your lightning lit up the world; the earth trembled and quaked.
19Your way was through the sea, and your path through mighty waters, but your footprints cannot be traced. 19Your path led through the sea, your way through the mighty waters, though your footprints were not seen.
20You have led your people like a flock by the hands of Moses and Aaron.20You led your people like a flock by the hand of Moses and Aaron.
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