An exhortation to praise God, and to seek out his works.
Psalms 105:1 Give glory to the Lord, and call upon his name: declare his deeds among the Gentiles. Psalms 105:2 Sing to him, yea sing praises to him: relate all his wondrous works. Psalms 105:3 Glory ye in his holy name: let the heart of them rejoice that seek the Lord. Psalms 105:4 Seek ye the Lord, and be strengthened: seek his face evermore. Psalms 105:5 Remember his marvellous works which he hath done; his wonders, and the judgments of his mouth. Psalms 105:6 O ye seed of Abraham his servant; ye sons of Jacob his chosen.
The story of God's providence over Abraham,
Psalms 105:7 He is the Lord our God: his judgments are in all the earth. Psalms 105:8 He hath remembered his covenant for ever: the word which he commanded to a thousand generations. Psalms 105:9 Which he made to Abraham; and his oath to Isaac: Psalms 105:10 And he appointed the same to Jacob for a law, and to Israel for an everlasting testament: Psalms 105:11 Saying: To thee will I give the land of Chanaan, the lot of your inheritance. Psalms 105:12 When they were but a small number: yea very few, and sojourners therein: Psalms 105:13 And they passed from nation to nation, and from one kingdom to another people. Psalms 105:14 He suffered no man to hurt them: and he reproved kings for their sakes. Psalms 105:15 Touch ye not my anointed: and do no evil to my prophets.
Psalms 105:16 And he called a famine upon the land: and he broke in pieces all the support of bread. Psalms 105:17 He sent a man before them: Joseph, who was sold for a slave. Psalms 105:18 They humbled his feet in fetters: the iron pierced his soul, Psalms 105:19 Until his word came. The word of the Lord inflamed him. Psalms 105:20 The king sent, and he released him: the ruler of the people, and he set him at liberty. Psalms 105:21 He made him master of his house, and ruler of all his possession. Psalms 105:22 That he might instruct his princes as himself, and teach his ancients wisdom.
over Jacob in Egypt,
Psalms 105:23 And Israel went into Egypt: and Jacob was a sojourner in the land of Cham. Psalms 105:24 And he increased his people exceedingly: and strengthened them over their enemies. Psalms 105:25 He turned their heart to hate his people: and to deal deceitfully with his servants.
over Moses delivering the Israelites,
Psalms 105:26 He sent Moses his servant: Aaron the man whom he had chosen. Psalms 105:27 He gave them power to shew them signs, and his wonders in the land of Cham. Psalms 105:28 He sent darkness, and made it obscure: and grieved not his words. Psalms 105:29 He turned their waters into blood, and destroyed their fish. Psalms 105:30 Their land brought forth frogs, in the inner chambers of their kings. Psalms 105:31 He spoke, and there came divers sorts of flies and sciniphs in all their coasts. Psalms 105:32 He gave them hail for rain, a burning fire in the land. Psalms 105:33 And he destroyed their vineyards and their fig trees: and he broke in pieces the trees of their coasts. Psalms 105:34 He spoke, and the locust came, and the bruchus, of which there was no number. Psalms 105:35 And they devoured all the grass in their land, and consumed all the fruit of their ground. Psalms 105:36 And he slew all the firstborn in their land: the firstfruits of all their labour.
over the Israelites brought out of Egypt, fed in the wilderness, and planted in Canaan.
Psalms 105:37 And he brought them out with silver and gold: and there was not among their tribes one that was feeble. Psalms 105:38 Egypt was glad when they departed: for the fear of them lay upon them. Psalms 105:39 He spread a cloud for their protection, and fire to give them light in the night. Psalms 105:40 They asked, and the quail came: and he filled them with the bread of heaven. Psalms 105:41 He opened the rock, and waters flowed: rivers ran down in the dry land. Psalms 105:42 Because he remembered his holy word, which he had spoken to his servant Abraham. Psalms 105:43 And he brought forth his people with joy, and his chosen with gladness. Psalms 105:44 And he gave them the lands of the Gentiles: and they possessed the labours of the people: Psalms 105:45 That they might observe his justifications, and seek after his law.