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Psalm 136

1 O give thanks to the LORD, for he is good,

 for his mercy endures forever.

 2 Give thanks to the God of gods,

 for his mercy endures forever.

 3 Give thanks to the Lord of lords,

 for his mercy endures forever;

4 Who alone has wrought marvelous works,

 for his mercy endures forever;

 5 who in wisdom made the heavens,

 for his mercy endures forever;

 6 who spread the earth on the waters,

 for his mercy endures forever.

7 It was he who made the great lights,

 for his mercy endures forever;

 8 the sun to rule in the day,

 for his mercy endures forever;

 9 the moon and the stars in the night,

 for his mercy endures forever.

10 The firstborn of the Egyptians he smote,

 for his mercy endures forever.

 11 He brought Israel out from their midst,

 for his mercy endures forever;

 12 with mighty hand and outstretched arm,

 for his mercy endures forever.

13 The Red Sea he divided in two,

 for his mercy endures forever;

 14 he made Israel pass through the midst,

 for his mercy endures forever;

 15 he flung Pharaoh and his force in the Red Sea,

 for his mercy endures forever.

16 Through the desert his people he led,

 for his mercy endures forever.

 17 Nations in their greatness he struck,

 for his mercy endures forever.

 18 Kings in their splendor he slew,

 for his mercy endures forever:

19 Sihon, king of the Amorites,

 for his mercy endures forever;

 20 and Og, the king of Bashan,

 for his mercy endures forever.

21 He gave their land as a heritage,

 for his mercy endures forever;

 22 a heritage for Israel, his servant,

 for his mercy endures forever.

 23 He remembered us in our distress,

 for his mercy endures forever.

24 And he snatched us away from our foes,

 for his mercy endures forever.

 25 He gives food to all living creatures,

 for his mercy endures forever.

 26 To the God of heaven give thanks,

 for his mercy endures forever.

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