Psalm 107

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1: O give thanks unto the LORD, for he is good: for his mercy endureth for ever. edit

2: Let the redeemed of the LORD say so, whom he hath redeemed from the hand of the enemy; edit

3: And gathered them out of the lands, from the east, and from the west, from the north, and from the south. edit

4: They wandered in the wilderness in a solitary way; they found no city to dwell in. edit

5: Hungry and thirsty, their soul fainted in them. edit

6: Then they cried unto the LORD in their trouble, and he delivered them out of their distresses. edit

7: And he led them forth by the right way, that they might go to a city of habitation. edit

8: Oh that men would praise the LORD for his goodness, and for his wonderful works to the children of men! edit

9: For he satisfieth the longing soul, and filleth the hungry soul with goodness. edit

10: Such as sit in darkness and in the shadow of death, being bound in affliction and iron; edit

11: Because they rebelled against the words of God, and contemned the counsel of the most High: edit

12: Therefore he brought down their heart with labour; they fell down, and there was none to help. edit

13: Then they cried unto the LORD in their trouble, and he saved them out of their distresses. edit

14: He brought them out of darkness and the shadow of death, and brake their bands in sunder. edit

15: Oh that men would praise the LORD for his goodness, and for his wonderful works to the children of men! edit

16: For he hath broken the gates of brass, and cut the bars of iron in sunder. edit

17: Fools because of their transgression, and because of their iniquities, are afflicted. edit

18: Their soul abhorreth all manner of meat; and they draw near unto the gates of death. edit

19: Then they cry unto the LORD in their trouble, and he saveth them out of their distresses. edit

20: He sent his word, and healed them, and delivered them from their destructions. edit

21: Oh that men would praise the LORD for his goodness, and for his wonderful works to the children of men! edit

22: And let them sacrifice the sacrifices of thanksgiving, and declare his works with rejoicing. edit

23: They that go down to the sea in ships, that do business in great waters; edit

24: These see the works of the LORD, and his wonders in the deep. edit

25: For he commandeth, and raiseth the stormy wind, which lifteth up the waves thereof. edit

26: They mount up to the heaven, they go down again to the depths: their soul is melted because of trouble. edit

27: They reel to and fro, and stagger like a drunken man, and are at their wit's end. edit

28: Then they cry unto the LORD in their trouble, and he bringeth them out of their distresses. edit

29: He maketh the storm a calm, so that the waves thereof are still. edit

30: Then are they glad because they be quiet; so he bringeth them unto their desired haven. edit

31: Oh that men would praise the LORD for his goodness, and for his wonderful works to the children of men! edit

32: Let them exalt him also in the congregation of the people, and praise him in the assembly of the elders. edit

33: He turneth rivers into a wilderness, and the watersprings into dry ground; edit

34: A fruitful land into barrenness, for the wickedness of them that dwell therein. edit

35: He turneth the wilderness into a standing water, and dry ground into watersprings. edit

36: And there he maketh the hungry to dwell, that they may prepare a city for habitation; edit

37: And sow the fields, and plant vineyards, which may yield fruits of increase. edit

38: He blesseth them also, so that they are multiplied greatly; and suffereth not their cattle to decrease. edit

39: Again, they are minished and brought low through oppression, affliction, and sorrow. edit

40: He poureth contempt upon princes, and causeth them to wander in the wilderness, where there is no way. edit

41: Yet setteth he the poor on high from affliction, and maketh him families like a flock. edit

42: The righteous shall see it, and rejoice: and all iniquity shall stop her mouth. edit

43: Whoso is wise, and will observe these things, even they shall understand the lovingkindness of the LORD. edit

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