Psalm 136 Bible in Basic English

Praise for the LORD's Everlasting Mercy

136 1  O give praise to the Lord, for he is good: for his mercy is unchanging for ever. 2  O give praise to the God of gods: for his mercy is unchanging for ever. 3  O give praise to the Lord of lords: for his mercy is unchanging for ever. 4  To him who only does great wonders: for his mercy is unchanging for ever. 5  To him who by wisdom made the heavens: for his mercy is unchanging for ever. 6  To him by whom the earth was stretched out over the waters: for his mercy is unchanging for ever. 7  To him who made great lights: for his mercy is unchanging for ever. 8  The sun to have rule by day: for his mercy is unchanging for ever. 9  The moon and the stars to have rule by night: for his mercy is unchanging for ever.

10  To him who put to death the first-fruits of Egypt: for his mercy is unchanging for ever: 11  And took out Israel from among them: for his mercy is unchanging for ever: 12  With a strong hand and an outstretched arm: for his mercy is unchanging for ever. 13  To him who made a way through the Red Sea: for his mercy is unchanging for ever: 14  And let Israel go through it: for his mercy is unchanging for ever: 15  By him Pharaoh and his army were overturned in the Red Sea: for his mercy is unchanging for ever. 16  To him who took his people through the waste land: for his mercy is unchanging for ever. 17  To him who overcame great kings: for his mercy is unchanging for ever: 18  And put noble kings to death: for his mercy is unchanging for ever: 19  Sihon, king of the Amorites: for his mercy is unchanging for ever: 20  And Og, king of Bashan: for his mercy is unchanging for ever: 21  And gave their land to his people for a heritage: for his mercy is unchanging for ever. 22  Even a heritage for his servant Israel: for his mercy is unchanging for ever.

23  Who kept us in mind when we were in trouble: for his mercy is unchanging for ever. 24  And has taken us out of the hands of our haters: for his mercy is unchanging for ever. 25  Who gives food to all flesh: for his mercy is unchanging for ever. 26  O give praise to the God of heaven: for his mercy is unchanging for ever.

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