1 Make a joyful
noise unto God, all ye lands:
2 Sing forth the honour of his name: make his praise glorious.
3 Say unto God, How terrible art thou in thy works! through
the greatness of thy power shall thine enemies submit themselves
4 All the earth shall worship thee, and shall sing unto thee;
they shall sing to thy name. Selah.
5 Come and see the works of God: he is terrible in his doing
toward the children of men.
6 He turned the sea into dry land: they went through the flood
on foot: there did we rejoice in him.
7 He ruleth by his power for ever; his eyes behold the nations:
let not the rebellious exalt themselves. Selah.
8 O bless our God, ye people, and make the voice of his praise
to be heard:
9 Which holdeth our soul in life, and suffereth not our feet
to be moved.
10 For thou, O God, hast proved us: thou hast tried us, as silver
11 Thou broughtest us into the net; thou laidst affliction upon
12 Thou hast caused men to ride over our heads; we went through
fire and through water: but thou broughtest us out into a wealthy
13 I will go into thy house with burnt offerings: I will pay
thee my vows,
14 Which my lips have uttered, and my mouth hath spoken, when
I was in trouble.
15 I will offer unto thee burnt sacrifices of fatlings, with
the incense of rams; I will offer bullocks with goats. Selah.
16 Come and hear, all ye that fear God, and I will declare what
he hath done for my soul.
17 I cried unto him with my mouth, and he was extolled with
18 If I regard iniquity in my heart, the Lord will not hear
19 But verily God hath heard me; he hath attended to the voice
of my prayer.
20 Blessed be God, which hath not turned away my prayer, nor
his mercy from me.