An exhortation to praise God, and to seek out his works.
Psalms 105:1 O geue thankes vnto the LORDE, and call vpon his name: tell the people what thinges he hath done. Psalms 105:2 O let youre songes be of him: prayse him, and let youre talkynge be of all his wonderous workes. Psalms 105:3 Geue his holy name a good reporte, let their hertes reioyse that seke the LORDE. Psalms 105:4 Seke the LORDE, and his strength, seke his face euermore. Psalms 105:5 Remembre the maruelous workes that he hath done, his wonders and the iudgmentes of his mouth. Psalms 105:6 O ye sede of Abraham his seruaunt, ye children of Iacob his chosen.
The story of God's providence over Abraham,
Psalms 105:7 He is the LORDE oure God, whose punyshmentes are thorow out all the worlde. Psalms 105:8 He is allwaye myndfull of his couenaunt, and promyse that he made to a thousande generacions. Psalms 105:9 Yee the couenaunt that he made wt Abraham, and the ooth that he swore vnto Isaac. Psalms 105:10 And apoynted the same vnto Iacob for a lawe, and to Israel for an euerlastinge testament. Psalms 105:11 Sayenge: vnto the wil I geue the londe of Canaan, the lott of youre heretage. Psalms 105:12 When there was yet but a fewe of them, and they straungers therin. Psalms 105:13 What tyme as they wente from one nacion to another, from one kyngdome to another. Psalms 105:14 He suffred no man to hurte them, but reproued euen kynges for their sakes. Psalms 105:15 Touch not myne anoynted, do my prophetes no harme.
Psalms 105:16 Morouer he called for a derth vpon the lode, and destroyed all the prouysion of bred. Psalms 105:17 But he had sent a man before them, euen Ioseph which was solde to be a bonde seruaunt. Psalms 105:18 They hurte his fete in the stockes, the yron pearsed his herte. Psalms 105:19 Vntill the tyme that his worde came, and till the worde of ye LORDE had tried him. Psalms 105:20 Then sent the kinge and caused him be delyuered, the prynce of the people bad let him go. Psalms 105:21 He made him lorde of his house, & ruler of all his substaunce. Psalms 105:22 That he might enfourme his prynces after his wil, and teach his Senatours wysdome.
over Jacob in Egypt,
Psalms 105:23 Israel also came in to Egipte, and Iacob was a straunger in the lode of Ham. Psalms 105:24 But he increased his people exceadingly, and made them stronger then their enemies. Psalms 105:25 Whose hert turned, so that they hated his people, and dealt vntruly with his seruauntes.
over Moses delivering the Israelites,
Psalms 105:26 Then sent he Moses his seruaunt, and Aaron whom he had chosen. Psalms 105:27 These dyd his tokens amoge them, and wonders in the londe of Ham. Psalms 105:28 He sent darcknesse and it was darcke, for they were not obedient vnto his worde. Psalms 105:29 He turned their waters in to bloude, and slewe their fishe. Psalms 105:30 Their londe brought forth frogges, yee euen in their kynges chambers. Psalms 105:31 He spake the worde, & their came all maner of flies & lise in all their quarters. Psalms 105:32 He gaue them hale stones for rayne, and flammes of fyre in their lode. Psalms 105:33 He smote their vynyardes & fige trees, and destroyed the trees that were in their coastes. Psalms 105:34 He spake ye worde, and their came greshoppers & catirpillers innumerable. Psalms 105:35 These ate vp all the grasse in their lode, and deuoured the frutes of their groude. Psalms 105:36 He smote all ye first borne in their lode, euen the chefe of all their substaunce.
over the Israelites brought out of Egypt, fed in the wilderness, and planted in Canaan.
Psalms 105:37 He brought them forth wt syluer & golde, there was not one feble personne amoge their trybes. Psalms 105:38 Egipte was glad of their departinge, for they were afraied of the. Psalms 105:39 e spred out a cloude to be a couerynge, and fyre to geue light in the night season. Psalms 105:40 At their desyre, there came quales, and he fylled them with the bred of heaue. Psalms 105:41 He opened the rocke of stone, & the waters flowed out: so that ryuers ranne in the wildernesse. Psalms 105:42 For why, he remembred his holy promyse which he had made vnto Abraham his seruaunt. Psalms 105:43 Thus he brought forth his people with ioye, and his chosen with gladnesse. Psalms 105:44 And gaue them the lodes of the Heithe, where they toke the labours of the people in possession. Psalms 105:45 That they might kepe his statutes, and obserue his lawes. Halleluya. Halleluya.