loud unto the God of Jacob.
2 Take the song and bring forth the timbrel,
the pleasant harp with the viol.
3 Blow the trumpet in the new moon, even in
the time appointed at our feast day.
4 For this is a statute for Israel, and a Law of
the God of Jacob.
5 He set this in Joseph for a testimony, when
he came out of the land of Egypt, where I heard a
language, that I understood not.
6 I have withdrawn his shoulder from the burden,
and his hands have left the pots.
7 Thou calledst in affliction, and I delivered thee,
and answered thee in the secret of the thunder: I
proved thee at the waters of Meribah. Selah.
8 Hear, O my people, and I will protest unto
thee: O Israel, if thou wilt hearken unto me,
9 And wilt have no strange god in thee, neither
worship any strange god,
10 (For I am the Lord thy God, which brought
thee out of the land of Egypt:) open thy mouth
wide, and I will fill it.
11 But my people would not hear my voice, and
Israel would none of me,
12 So I gave them up unto the hardness of their
heart, and they have walked in their own counsels.
13 Oh that my people had hearkened unto me,
and Israel had walked in my ways!
14 I would soon have humbled their enemies, and
turned mine hand against their adversaries.
15 The haters of the Lord should have been subject
unto him, and their time should have endured
16 And God would have fed them with the fat of
wheat, and with honey out of the rock would I have