Give thanks(A) to the God of gods.(B)
His love endures forever.
Give thanks(C) to the Lord of lords:(D)
His love endures forever.

to him who alone does great wonders,(E)
His love endures forever.
who by his understanding(F) made the heavens,(G)
His love endures forever.
who spread out the earth(H) upon the waters,(I)
His love endures forever.
who made the great lights(J)
His love endures forever.
the sun to govern(K) the day,
His love endures forever.
the moon and stars to govern the night;
His love endures forever.

10 to him who struck down the firstborn(L) of Egypt
His love endures forever.
11 and brought Israel out(M) from among them
His love endures forever.
12 with a mighty hand(N) and outstretched arm;(O)
His love endures forever.

13 to him who divided the Red Sea[a](P) asunder
His love endures forever.
14 and brought Israel through(Q) the midst of it,
His love endures forever.
15 but swept Pharaoh and his army into the Red Sea;(R)
His love endures forever.

16 to him who led his people through the wilderness;(S)
His love endures forever.

17 to him who struck down great kings,(T)
His love endures forever.
18 and killed mighty kings(U)
His love endures forever.
19 Sihon king of the Amorites(V)
His love endures forever.
20 and Og king of Bashan(W)
His love endures forever.
21 and gave their land(X) as an inheritance,(Y)
His love endures forever.
22 an inheritance(Z) to his servant Israel.(AA)
His love endures forever.

23 He remembered us(AB) in our low estate
His love endures forever.
24 and freed us(AC) from our enemies.(AD)
His love endures forever.
25 He gives food(AE) to every creature.
His love endures forever.

26 Give thanks(AF) to the God of heaven.(AG)
His love endures forever.(AH)

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Footnotes

  1. Psalm 136:13 Or the Sea of Reeds; also in verse 15

O give thanks unto the God of gods: for his mercy endureth for ever.

O give thanks to the Lord of lords: for his mercy endureth for ever.

To him who alone doeth great wonders: for his mercy endureth for ever.

To him that by wisdom made the heavens: for his mercy endureth for ever.

To him that stretched out the earth above the waters: for his mercy endureth for ever.

To him that made great lights: for his mercy endureth for ever:

The sun to rule by day: for his mercy endureth for ever:

The moon and stars to rule by night: for his mercy endureth for ever.

10 To him that smote Egypt in their firstborn: for his mercy endureth for ever:

11 And brought out Israel from among them: for his mercy endureth for ever:

12 With a strong hand, and with a stretched out arm: for his mercy endureth for ever.

13 To him which divided the Red sea into parts: for his mercy endureth for ever:

14 And made Israel to pass through the midst of it: for his mercy endureth for ever:

15 But overthrew Pharaoh and his host in the Red sea: for his mercy endureth for ever.

16 To him which led his people through the wilderness: for his mercy endureth for ever.

17 To him which smote great kings: for his mercy endureth for ever:

18 And slew famous kings: for his mercy endureth for ever:

19 Sihon king of the Amorites: for his mercy endureth for ever:

20 And Og the king of Bashan: for his mercy endureth for ever:

21 And gave their land for an heritage: for his mercy endureth for ever:

22 Even an heritage unto Israel his servant: for his mercy endureth for ever.

23 Who remembered us in our low estate: for his mercy endureth for ever:

24 And hath redeemed us from our enemies: for his mercy endureth for ever.

25 Who giveth food to all flesh: for his mercy endureth for ever.

26 O give thanks unto the God of heaven: for his mercy endureth for ever.

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13 The trumpeters and musicians joined in unison to give praise and thanks to the Lord. Accompanied by trumpets, cymbals and other instruments, the singers raised their voices in praise to the Lord and sang:

“He is good;
    his love endures forever.”(A)

Then the temple of the Lord was filled with the cloud,(B)

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13 It came even to pass, as the trumpeters and singers were as one, to make one sound to be heard in praising and thanking the Lord; and when they lifted up their voice with the trumpets and cymbals and instruments of musick, and praised the Lord, saying, For he is good; for his mercy endureth for ever: that then the house was filled with a cloud, even the house of the Lord;

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11 With praise and thanksgiving they sang to the Lord:

“He is good;
    his love toward Israel endures forever.”(A)

And all the people gave a great shout(B) of praise to the Lord, because the foundation(C) of the house of the Lord was laid.

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11 And they sang together by course in praising and giving thanks unto the Lord; because he is good, for his mercy endureth for ever toward Israel. And all the people shouted with a great shout, when they praised the Lord, because the foundation of the house of the Lord was laid.

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Psalm 118

Give thanks to the Lord,(A) for he is good;(B)
    his love endures forever.(C)

Let Israel say:(D)
    “His love endures forever.”(E)
Let the house of Aaron say:(F)
    “His love endures forever.”
Let those who fear the Lord(G) say:
    “His love endures forever.”

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118 O give thanks unto the Lord; for he is good: because his mercy endureth for ever.

Let Israel now say, that his mercy endureth for ever.

Let the house of Aaron now say, that his mercy endureth for ever.

Let them now that fear the Lord say, that his mercy endureth for ever.

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