2 Let ithe redeemed of the Lord say so,
3 and kgathered in from the lands,
4 Some lwandered in desert wastes,
finding no way mto a city to dwell in;
their soul nfainted within them.
6 Then they ocried to the Lord in their trouble,
7 He led them by pa straight way
till they reached ma city to dwell in.
8 qLet them thank the Lord for his steadfast love,
9 For he rsatisfies the longing soul,
sand the hungry soul he fills with good things.
prisoners in vaffliction and in irons,
11 for they whad rebelled against the words of God,
and xspurned the counsel of the Most High.
they fell down, ywith none to help.
13 zThen they cried to the Lord in their trouble,
14 He brought them out of adarkness and the shadow of death,
and bburst their bonds apart.
15 cLet them thank the Lord for his steadfast love,
16 For he dshatters the doors of bronze
17 Some were efools through their sinful ways,
18 fthey loathed any kind of food,
19 iThen they cried to the Lord in their trouble,
and ldelivered them from their destruction.
21 mLet them thank the Lord for his steadfast love,
22 And let them noffer sacrifices of thanksgiving,
23 Some qwent down to the sea in ships,
their courage tmelted away in their evil plight;
27 they reeled and ustaggered like drunken men
28 wThen they cried to the Lord in their trouble,
29 He xmade the storm be still,
30 Then they were glad that the waters3 were quiet,
31 yLet them thank the Lord for his steadfast love,
33 He bturns rivers into a desert,
34 ca fruitful land into a salty waste,
35 He dturns a desert into pools of water,
ea parched land into springs of water.
and they establish fa city to live in;
38 gBy his blessing they multiply greatly,
40 hhe pours contempt on princes
41 but khe raises up the needy out of affliction
and lmakes their families like flocks.
42 mThe upright see it and are glad,
and nall wickedness shuts its mouth.
43 oWhoever is wise, let him attend to these things;