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2 \81:1\To the chief Musician upon Gittith, A Psalm of Asaph. Sing aloud to God our strength: make a joyful noise to the God of Jacob.

3 \81:2\Take a psalm, and bring hither the timbrel, the pleasant harp with the psaltery.

4 \81:3\Blow the trumpet in the new moon, in the time appointed, on our solemn feast day.

5 \81:4\For this was a statute for Israel, and a law of the God of Jacob.

6 \81:5\This he ordained in Joseph for a testimony, when he went out through the land of Egypt: where I heard a language that I understood not.

7 \81:6\I removed his shoulder from the burden: his hands were delivered from the pots.

8 \81:7\Thou calledst in trouble, and I delivered thee; I answered thee in the secret place of thunder: I proved thee at the waters of Meribah. Selah.

9 \81:8\Hear, O my people, and I will testify to thee; O Israel, if thou wilt hearken to me;

10 \81:9\There shall no strange god be in thee; neither shalt thou worship any strange god.

11 \81:10\I am the LORD thy God who brought thee out of the land of Egypt: open thy mouth wide, and I will fill it.

12 \81:11\But my people would not hearken to my voice; and Israel would not obey me.

13 \81:12\So I gave them up to their own hearts lust: and they walked in their own counsels.

14 \81:13\O that my people had hearkened to me, and Israel had walked in my ways!

15 \81:14\I should soon have subdued their enemies, and turned my hand against their adversaries.

16 \81:15\The haters of the LORD should have submitted themselves to him: and their time should have endured for ever.

17 \81:16\He would have fed them also with the finest of the wheat: and with honey out of the rock I should have satisfied thee.