Psalms 105 Notes, Meaning, and Commentary

Psalms 105


Psalms 105:1

Oh give thanks unto Jehovah, call upon his name; Make known among the peoples his doings.

Psalms 105:2

Sing unto him, sing praises unto him; Talk ye of all his marvelous works.

Psalms 105:3

Glory ye in his holy name: Let the heart of them rejoice that seek Jehovah.

Psalms 105:4

Seek ye Jehovah and his strength; Seek his face evermore.

Psalms 105:5

Remember his marvellous works that he hath done, His wonders, and the judgments of his mouth,

Psalms 105:6

O ye seed of Abraham his servant, Ye children of Jacob, his chosen ones.

Psalms 105:7

He is Jehovah 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

[The covenant] which he made with Abraham, And his oath unto Isaac,

Psalms 105:10

And confirmed the same unto Jacob for a statute, To Israel for an everlasting covenant,

Psalms 105:11

Saying, Unto thee will I give the land of Canaan, The lot of your inheritance;

Psalms 105:12

When they were but a few men in number, Yea, very few, and sojourners in it.

Psalms 105:13

And they went about from nation to nation, From one kingdom to another people.

Psalms 105:14

He suffered no man to do them wrong; Yea, he reproved kings for their sakes,

Psalms 105:15

[Saying], Touch not mine anointed ones, And do my prophets no harm.

Psalms 105:16

And he called for a famine upon the land; He brake the whole staff of bread.

Psalms 105:17

He sent a man before them; Joseph was sold for a servant:

Psalms 105:18

His feet they hurt with fetters: He was laid in [chains of] iron,

Psalms 105:19

Until the time that his word came to pass, The word of Jehovah tried him.

Psalms 105:20

The king sent and loosed him; Even the ruler of peoples, and let him go free.

Psalms 105:21

He made him lord of his house, And ruler of all his substance;

Psalms 105:22

To bind his princes at his pleasure, And teach his elders wisdom.

Psalms 105:23

Israel also came into Egypt; And Jacob sojourned in the land of Ham.

Psalms 105:24

And he increased his people greatly, And made them stronger than their adversaries.

Psalms 105:25

He turned their heart to hate his people, To deal subtly with his servants.

Psalms 105:26

He sent Moses his servant, [And] Aaron whom he had chosen.

Psalms 105:27

They set among them his signs, And wonders in the land of Ham.

Psalms 105:28

He sent darkness, and made it dark; And they rebelled not against his words.

Psalms 105:29

He turned their waters into blood, And slew their fish.

Psalms 105:30

Their land swarmed with frogs In the chambers of their kings.

Psalms 105:31

He spake, and there came swarms of flies, And lice in all their borders.

Psalms 105:32

He gave them hail for rain, [And] flaming fire in their land.

Psalms 105:33

He smote their vines also and their fig-trees, And brake the trees of their borders.

Psalms 105:34

He spake, and the locust came, And the grasshopper, and that without number,

Psalms 105:35

And did eat up every herb in their land, And did eat up the fruit of their ground.

Psalms 105:36

He smote also all the first-born in their land, The chief of all their strength.

Psalms 105:37

And he brought them forth with silver and gold; And there was not one feeble person among his tribes.

Psalms 105:38

Egypt was glad when they departed; For the fear of them had fallen upon them.

Psalms 105:39

He spread a cloud for a covering, And fire to give light in the night.

Psalms 105:40

They asked, and he brought quails, And satisfied them with the bread of heaven.

Psalms 105:41

He opened the rock, and waters gushed out; They ran in the dry places [like] a river.

Psalms 105:42

For he remembered his holy word, [And] Abraham his servant.

Psalms 105:43

And he brought forth his people with joy, [And] his chosen with singing.

Psalms 105:44

And he gave them the lands of the nations; And they took the labor of the peoples in possession:

Psalms 105:45

That they might keep his statutes, And observe his laws. Praise ye Jehovah.

Scroll to Top