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To God our strength sing loud and c/ear;
7 When trouble did thee sore assail, On me then didst thou call, And I to free thee did not fail, And led thee out of thrall. * Be Sether ragnam. I answered thee in thunder deep, With clouds encompassed round; 30 I tried thee at the water steep Of Meriba renowned. 8 Hear, O my people, hearken well: I testify to thee, Thou ancient stock of Israel, If thou wilt list to me: 9 Throughout the land of thy abode No alien God shall be, Nor shalt thou to a foreign god In honour bend thy knee. 40 Io I am the Lord thy God, which brought Thee out of Egypt-land; Ask large enough, and I, besought, Will grant thy full demand. II And yet my people would not hear, Nor hearken to my voice; And Israel, whom I loved so dear, Misliked me for his choice. 12 Then did I leave them to their will, And to their wandering mind; 5O Their own conceits they followed still, Their own devices blind. 13 Oh that my people would be wise, To serve me all their days / And oh that Israel would advise To walk my righteous ways 14 Then would I soon bring down their foes, That now so proudly rise,
And turn my hand against all those That are their enemies. 15 Who hate the Lord should then be fain To bow to him and bend; But they, his people, should remain ; Their time should have no end. 16 And he would feed them from the shock With flour of finest wheat, And satisfy them from the rock With honey for their mcat.
I God in the 'great' assembly stands :
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6 I said that ye were gods, yea all
7 But ye shall die like men, and fall
8 Rise, God ; ' judge thou the earth in might;
For thou art he who shalt by right
The nations all possess.
I BE not thou silent now at length ;
“Till they no nation be ; That Israel's name for ever may Be lost in memory.” * Z.o. o.o. 5 For they consult" with all their might, And all as one in mind Themselves against thee they unite, And in firm union bind. 20 6 The tents of Edom, and the brood Of scornful Ishmael,