JuliaSmith(i) 1 Confess ye to Jehovah, for he is good, his mercy is forever. 2 They being redeemed of Jehovah shall say, Which he redeemed them from the hand of the enemy. 3 And he gathered them from the lands, from the sunrisings and from the west, from the north and from the sea. 4 They will wander in the desert in a waste; the way of a city of dwelling they found not 5 Hungering, also thirsting, their soul will faint in them. 6 And they will cry to Jehovah in straits to them, and he will deliver them from their distresses. 7 And he will cause them to tread in a straight way, to go to a city of dwelling. 8 They shall confess to Jehovah his mercy, and his wonders to the sons of man. 9 For he satisfied the thirsty soul, and the hungering soul he filled with good. 10 They sitting in darkness and in the shadow of death, being bound with affliction and iron. 11 For they embittered the sayings of God, and they despised the counsel of the Most High: 12 And he will humble their heart with labor; they were weak, and none helping. 13 And they will cry to God in straits to them; he will save them from their distresses. 14 He will bring them forth from darkness and the shadow of death, and he will burst their bands. 15 They shall confess to Jehovah his mercy, and his wonders to the sons of man. 16 For he broke the brazen doors, and cut off the bars of iron. 17 Being turned away from the way of their transgression, they will be humbled from their iniquities. 18 Their soul will abhor all food, and they will draw near to the gates of death. 19 And they will cry to Jehovah in straits to them; he will save them from their distresses. 20 He will send his word and heal them, and he will deliver them from their destructions. 21 They shall confess to Jehovah his mercy, and his wonders to the sons of man. 22 And they shall sacrifice sacrifices of praise, and they shall recount his works with rejoicing. 23 They shall go down to the sea in ships, doing work in many waters. 24 They saw the works of Jehovah, and his wonders in the deep. 25 And he will say, and he will cause the spirit of storm to stand up, and its waves will rise up. 26 They will go up to the heavens, they will go down to the depths: their soul will be melted with evil. 27 They will reel and stagger as he intoxicated, and all their wisdom will be swallowed down. 28 And they will cry to Jehovah in straits to them, and he will bring them forth from their distresses. 29 He will set the storm for a calm, and their waves will be still 30 And they will be glad that they will subside, and he will guide them to the harbor of their desire. 31 They shall confess to Jehovah his mercy, and his wonders to the sons of man. 32 And they shall exalt him in the convocation of the people, and they shall praise him in the seat of the old men. 33 He will set rivers to a desert, and the findings of waters to thirst; 34 A land of fruit to saltness, for the evil of those dwelling in it 35 He will set a desert for pools of water, and a land of dryness for findings of water. 36 And there will he cause the hungering to dwell, and they shall prepare a city of dwelling; 37 And they shall sow fields and plant vineyards, and they will make fruits of produce. 38 And he will bless them, and they shall multiply greatly, and he will not diminish their cattle. 39 And they will be diminished and brought low from oppression, evil and grief 40 He poured out contempt upon the nobles, and he will cause them to wander in a waste of not a way. 41 He will set up the needy on high from affliction, and he will set families as a flock. 42 The upright shall see and be glad, and all iniquity shall shut her mouth. 43 Who the wise and will watch these, and they shall understand the mercies of Jehovah.