The Psalms

Psalm 136

An exhortation to give thanks to God for particular mercies, 1-26.

1 O give thanks to the LORD, for he is good—for his mercy endures forever—

2 O give thanks to the God of gods—for his mercy endures forever—

3 O give thanks to the Lord of lords—for his mercy endures forever—

4 To him who alone does great wonders—for his mercy endures forever—

5 To him who by wisdom made the heavens—for his mercy endures forever—

6 To him who stretched out the earth above the waters—for his mercy endures forever—

7 To him who made great lights—for his mercy endures forever—

8 The sun to rule by day—for his mercy endures forever—

9 The moon and stars to rule by night—for his mercy endures forever—

10 To him who smote Egypt in their first-born—for his mercy endures forever—

11 And brought out Israel from among them—for his mercy endures forever—

12 With a strong hand and with an out-stretched arm—for his mercy endures forever—

13 To him who divided the Red Sea into parts—for his mercy endures forever—

14 And made Israel to pass through its midst—for his mercy endures forever—

15 But overthrew Pharaoh and his army in the Red Sea—for his mercy endures forever—

16 To him who led his people through the wilderness—for his mercy endures forever—

17 To him who smote great kings—for his mercy endures forever—

18 And slew famous kings—for his mercy endures forever—

19 Sihon king of the Amorites—for his mercy endures forever—

20 And Og king of Bashan—for his mercy endures forever—

21 And gave their land for a heritage—for his mercy endures forever—

22 Even a heritage to Israel his servant—for his mercy endures forever—

23 Who remembered us in our low estate—for his mercy endures forever—

24 And has redeemed us from our enemies—for his mercy endures forever—

25 Who gives food to all flesh—for his mercy endures forever—

26 O give thanks to the God of heaven—for his mercy endures forever.

Commentary

Matthew Henry Commentary - Psalms, Chapter 136

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