Give praise(A) to the Lord, proclaim his name;
    make known among the nations(B) what he has done.
Sing to him, sing praise(C) to him;
    tell of all his wonderful acts.
10 Glory in his holy name;(D)
    let the hearts of those who seek the Lord rejoice.
11 Look to the Lord and his strength;
    seek(E) his face always.

12 Remember(F) the wonders(G) he has done,
    his miracles,(H) and the judgments he pronounced,
13 you his servants, the descendants of Israel,
    his chosen ones, the children of Jacob.
14 He is the Lord our God;
    his judgments(I) are in all the earth.

15 He remembers[a](J) his covenant forever,
    the promise he made, for a thousand generations,
16 the covenant(K) he made with Abraham,
    the oath he swore to Isaac.
17 He confirmed it to Jacob(L) as a decree,
    to Israel as an everlasting covenant:
18 “To you I will give the land of Canaan(M)
    as the portion you will inherit.”

19 When they were but few in number,(N)
    few indeed, and strangers in it,
20 they[b] wandered(O) from nation to nation,
    from one kingdom to another.
21 He allowed no one to oppress them;
    for their sake he rebuked kings:(P)
22 “Do not touch my anointed ones;
    do my prophets(Q) no harm.”

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Footnotes

  1. 1 Chronicles 16:15 Some Septuagint manuscripts (see also Psalm 105:8); Hebrew Remember
  2. 1 Chronicles 16:20 One Hebrew manuscript, Septuagint and Vulgate (see also Psalm 105:12); most Hebrew manuscripts inherit, / 19 though you are but few in number, / few indeed, and strangers in it.” / 20 They
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