The Douay-Rheims Bible Psalms 77

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PS 77:1  Understanding for Asaph. Attend, O my people, to my law: incline your ears to the words of my mouth.

PS 77:2  I will open my mouth in parables: I will utter propositions from the beginning.

PS 77:3  How great things have we heard and known, and our fathers have told us.

PS 77:4  They have not been hidden from their children, in another generation. Declaring the praises of the Lord, and his powers, and his wonders which he hath done.

PS 77:5  And he set up a testimony in Jacob: and made a law in Israel. How great things he commanded our fathers, that they should make the same known to their children:

PS 77:6  that another generation might know them. The children that should be born and should rise up, and declare them to their children.

PS 77:7  That they may put their hope in God and may not forget the works of God: and may seek his commandments.

PS 77:8  That they may not become like their fathers, a perverse end exasperating generation. A generation that set not their heart aright: and whose spirit was not faithful to God.

PS 77:9  The sons of Ephraim who bend and shoot with the bow: they have turned back in the day of battle.

PS 77:10  They kept not the covenant of God: and in his law they would not walk.

PS 77:11  And they forgot his benefits, and his wonders that he had shewn them.

PS 77:12  Wonderful things did he do in the sight of their fathers, in the land of Egypt, in the field of Tanis.

PS 77:13  He divided the sea and brought them through: and he made the waters to stand as in a vessel.

PS 77:14  And he conducted them with a cloud by day: and all the night with a light of

PS 77:15  He struck the rock in the wilderness: and gave them to drink, as out of the great deep.

PS 77:16  He brought forth water out of the rock: and made streams run down as rivers.

PS 77:17  And they added yet more sin against him: they provoked the most High to wrath in the place without water.

PS 77:18  And they tempted God in their hearts, by asking meat for their desires.

PS 77:19  And they spoke ill of God: they said: Can God furnish a table in the wilderness?

PS 77:20  Because he struck the rock, and the waters gushed out, and the streams overflowed. Can he also give bread, or provide a table for his people?

PS 77:21  Therefore the Lord heard, and was angry: and a fire was kindled against Jacob, and wrath came up against Israel.

PS 77:22  Because they believed not in God: and trusted not in his salvation.

PS 77:23  And he had commanded the clouds from above, and had opened the doors of heaven.

PS 77:24  And had rained down manna upon them to eat, and had given them the bread of heaven.

PS 77:25  Man ate the bread of angels: he sent them provisions in abundance.

PS 77:26  He removed the south wind from heaven: and by his power brought in the southwest wind.

PS 77:27  And he rained upon them flesh as dust: and feathered fowls like as the sand of the sea.

PS 77:28  And they fell in the midst of their camp, round about their pavilions.

PS 77:29  So they did eat, and were filled exceedingly, and he gave them their desire:

PS 77:30  they were not defrauded of that which they craved. As yet their meat was in their mouth:

PS 77:31  and the wrath of God came upon them. And he slew the fat ones amongst them, and brought down the chosen men of Israel.

PS 77:32  In all these things they sinned still: and they believed not for his wondrous works.

PS 77:33  And their days were consumed in vanity, and their years in haste.

PS 77:34  When he slew them, then they sought him: and they returned, and came to him early in the morning.

PS 77:35  And they remembered that God was their helper: and the most high God their redeemer.

PS 77:36  And they loved him with their mouth: and with their tongue they lied unto him:

PS 77:37  But their heart was not right with him: nor were they counted faithful in his covenant.

PS 77:38  But he is merciful, and will forgive their sins: and will not destroy them. And many a time did he turn away his anger: and did not kindle all his wrath.

PS 77:39  And he remembered that they are flesh: a wind that goeth and returneth not.

PS 77:40  How often did they provoke him in the desert: and move him to wrath in the place without water?

PS 77:41  And they turned back and tempted God: and grieved the holy one of Israel.

PS 77:42  They remembered not his hand, in the day that he redeemed them from the hand of him that afflicted them:

PS 77:43  How he wrought his signs in Egypt, and his wonders in the field of Tanis.

PS 77:44  And he turned their rivers into blood, and their showers that they might, not drink.

PS 77:45  He sent amongst them divers sores of flies, which devoured them: and frogs which destroyed them.

PS 77:46  And he gave up their fruits to the blast, and their labours to the locust.

PS 77:47  And he destroyed their vineyards with hail, and their mulberry trees with hoarfrost.

PS 77:48  And he gave up their cattle to the hail, and their stock to the fire.

PS 77:49  And he sent upon them the wrath of his indignation: indignation and wrath and trouble, which he sent by evil angels.

PS 77:50  He made a way for a path to his anger: he spared not their souls from death, and their cattle he shut up in death.

PS 77:51  And he killed all the firstborn in the land of Egypt: the firstfruits of all their labour in the tabernacles of Cham.

PS 77:52  And he took away his own people as sheep: and guided them in the wilderness like a flock.

PS 77:53  And he brought them out in hope, and they feared not: band the sea overwhelmed their enemies.

PS 77:54  And he brought them into the mountain of his sanctuary: the mountain which his right hand had purchased. And he cast out the Gentiles before them: and by lot divided to them their land by a line of distribution.

PS 77:55  And he made the tribes of Israel to dwell in their tabernacles.

PS 77:56  Yet they tempted, and provoked the most high God: and they kept not his testimonies.

PS 77:57  And they turned away, and kept not the covenant: even like their fathers they were turned aside as a crooked bow.

PS 77:58  They provoked him to anger on their hills: and moved him to jealousy with their graven things.

PS 77:59  God heard, and despised them, and he reduced Israel exceedingly as it were to nothing.

PS 77:60  And he put away the tabernacle of Silo, his tabernacle where he dwelt among men.

PS 77:61  And he delivered their strength into captivity: and their beauty into the hands of the enemy.

PS 77:62  And he shut up his people under the sword: and he despised his inheritance.

PS 77:63  Fire consumed their young men: and their maidens were not lamented.

PS 77:64  Their priests fell by the sword: and their widows did not mourn.

PS 77:65  And the Lord was awaked as one out of sleep, and like a mighty man that hath been surfeited with wine.

PS 77:66  And he smote his enemies on the hinder parts: he put them to an everlasting reproach.

PS 77:67  And he rejected the tabernacle of Joseph: and chose not the tribe of Ephraim:

PS 77:68  But he chose the tribe of Juda, mount Sion which he loved.

PS 77:69  And he built his sanctuary as of unicorns, in the land which he founded for ever.

PS 77:70  And he chose his servant David, and took him from the hocks of sheep: he brought him from following the ewes great with young,

PS 77:71  To feed Jacob his servant, and Israel his inheritance.

PS 77:72  And he fed them in the innocence of his heart: and conducted them by the skilfulness of his hands.