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Salme 106

Herrens trofasthed imod sit folk

1Halleluja!
Tak Herren, for han er god.
    Hans trofasthed varer til evig tid.
Hvem har tal på alle hans undere?
    Hvordan kan vi nogensinde takke ham nok?
Velsignede er de, der gør det gode,
    de, der altid handler ret.

Husk på mig, Herre, når du velsigner dit folk,
    giv også mig del i dine goder.
Lad mig se dit folk få fremgang,
    lad mig glædes sammen med dine udvalgte,
        juble med det folk, som tilhører dig.
Vi har svigtet dig, som vore forfædre gjorde,
    vi har begået fejl og handlet forkert.
Vore forfædre ænsede ikke dine undere i Egypten,
    de glemte hurtigt din trofasthed imod dem,
        i stedet gjorde de oprør imod dig ved Det Røde Hav.
Alligevel frelste Herren sit folk for sin æres skyld
    og for at vise sin magt for verden.
Han truede Det Røde Hav, så det tørrede ud,
    og folket kunne gå tørskoet over.
10 Han frelste dem fra deres fjender,
    friede dem fra egypternes had.
11 Vandet skyllede hen over forfølgerne,
    så de druknede alle som en.
12 Da troede folket på Guds løfter
    og brød ud i lovsang til ham.

13 Men de glemte snart, hvad Herren havde gjort,
    de holdt op med at søge hans vilje.
14 I ørkenen krævede de kød at spise,
    de udfordrede Guds tålmodighed.
15 Han gav dem, hvad de forlangte,
    men straffede dem også for deres oprør.
16 Nogle i lejren blev misundelige på Moses
    og på Aron, Guds udvalgte præst.
17 Som straf åbnede jorden sig og opslugte Datan,
    lukkede sig over Abiram og de medsammensvorne.
18 Ild for ned fra himlen
    og fortærede dem, der gjorde oprør.
19 Ved Horebs bjerg støbte de en tyrekalv,
    de tilbad en afgud af metal.
20 De byttede Guds herlighed bort
    for et billede af et dyr, der æder græs.
21 De glemte den Gud, der førte dem ud af Egypten,
    han, som reddede dem på forunderlig vis.
22 Tænk på de mirakler, han udførte,
    de fantastiske undere ved Det Røde Hav.
23 Gud var lige ved at udrydde sit oprørske folk,
    men hans tjener Moses gik i forbøn for dem,
        så de ikke blev tilintetgjort af hans vrede.
24 De nægtede at gå ind i det frugtbare land,
    for de troede ikke på Guds løfte.
25 De sad bare i deres telte og surmulede
    og ville slet ikke høre på Herrens ord.
26 Derfor svor han højt og helligt,
    at oprørerne skulle dø i ørkenen.
27 Deres efterkommere skulle spredes blandt folkeslagene
    og gøres til flygtninge i fremmede lande.
28 Dernæst tilbad de Ba’al i Peor,
    de holdt fest og ofrede til livløse afguder.
29 Deres opførsel krænkede Herren dybt,
    og han lod en pest bryde ud iblandt dem.
30 Men Pinehas tog mod til sig og greb ind,
    og det gjorde, at plagen holdt op.
31 Pinehas viste sig som en gudfrygtig mand,
    og det vil han altid blive husket for.
32 Ved Meribas kilder gjorde de oprør igen,
    og Moses faldt i unåde hos Herren.
33 De gjorde ham nemlig så oprørt,
    at han talte i vrede og handlede overilet.
34 De undlod også at tilintetgøre de folkeslag,
    som Herren havde befalet dem at udrydde.
35 De giftede sig tilmed ind i deres familier,
    lærte sig deres ugudelige skikke,
36 så de dyrkede de fremmedes afguder
    og derved blev skyld i deres egen ulykke.
37 De ofrede både deres sønner og døtre
    til de fremmede folkeslags guder.
38 Fordi de myrdede uskyldige børn
    og ofrede dem til afguderne,
        blev landet besmittet af det udgydte blod.
39 Guds folk var blevet urent i hans øjne,
    deres handlinger viste deres utroskab mod Herren.
40 Derfor blussede Guds vrede op imod dem,
    han følte afsky for sit ejendomsfolk.
41 Han overgav dem i fremmedes vold,
    deres fjender undertrykte dem.
42 De gjorde livet surt for dem
    og kuede dem på alle måder.
43 Gang på gang befriede Herren sit folk,
    men de blev ved med at gøre oprør
        og falde dybere og dybere i synd.
44 Alligevel kunne han ikke lukke øjnene for deres nød,
    han hørte deres råb om nåde.
45 Han havde jo indgået en pagt med sit folk,
    og hans trofasthed forbød ham at udslette dem helt.
46 Han sørgede for, at de fremmede herskere
    fik medlidenhed med dem.

47 Vor Herre og Gud, frels os!
    Bring os tilbage fra landflygtigheden,
så vi kan give dig taknemmelighedsofre
    og lovprise dit hellige navn.
48 Lovet være Herren, Israels Gud.
    Lad os prise ham nu og til evig tid.
Lad hele folket svare: Amen!
    Halleluja!

New International Version - UK

Psalm 106

Psalm 106

Praise the Lord.[a]

Give thanks to the Lord, for he is good;
    his love endures for ever.

Who can proclaim the mighty acts of the Lord
    or fully declare his praise?
Blessed are those who act justly,
    who always do what is right.

Remember me, Lord, when you show favour to your people,
    come to my aid when you save them,
that I may enjoy the prosperity of your chosen ones,
    that I may share in the joy of your nation
    and join your inheritance in giving praise.

We have sinned, even as our ancestors did;
    we have done wrong and acted wickedly.
When our ancestors were in Egypt,
    they gave no thought to your miracles;
they did not remember your many kindnesses,
    and they rebelled by the sea, the Red Sea.[b]
Yet he saved them for his name’s sake,
    to make his mighty power known.
He rebuked the Red Sea, and it dried up;
    he led them through the depths as through a desert.
10 He saved them from the hand of the foe;
    from the hand of the enemy he redeemed them.
11 The waters covered their adversaries;
    not one of them survived.
12 Then they believed his promises
    and sang his praise.

13 But they soon forgot what he had done
    and did not wait for his plan to unfold.
14 In the desert they gave in to their craving;
    in the wilderness they put God to the test.
15 So he gave them what they asked for,
    but sent a wasting disease among them.

16 In the camp they grew envious of Moses
    and of Aaron, who was consecrated to the Lord.
17 The earth opened up and swallowed Dathan;
    it buried the company of Abiram.
18 Fire blazed among their followers;
    a flame consumed the wicked.
19 At Horeb they made a calf
    and worshipped an idol cast from metal.
20 They exchanged their glorious God
    for an image of a bull, which eats grass.
21 They forgot the God who saved them,
    who had done great things in Egypt,
22 miracles in the land of Ham
    and awesome deeds by the Red Sea.
23 So he said he would destroy them –
    had not Moses, his chosen one,
stood in the breach before him
    to keep his wrath from destroying them.

24 Then they despised the pleasant land;
    they did not believe his promise.
25 They grumbled in their tents
    and did not obey the Lord.
26 So he swore to them with uplifted hand
    that he would make them fall in the wilderness,
27 make their descendants fall among the nations
    and scatter them throughout the lands.

28 They yoked themselves to the Baal of Peor
    and ate sacrifices offered to lifeless gods;
29 they aroused the Lord’s anger by their wicked deeds,
    and a plague broke out among them.
30 But Phinehas stood up and intervened,
    and the plague was checked.
31 This was credited to him as righteousness
    for endless generations to come.
32 By the waters of Meribah they angered the Lord,
    and trouble came to Moses because of them;
33 for they rebelled against the Spirit of God,
    and rash words came from Moses’ lips.[c]

34 They did not destroy the peoples
    as the Lord had commanded them,
35 but they mingled with the nations
    and adopted their customs.
36 They worshipped their idols,
    which became a snare to them.
37 They sacrificed their sons
    and their daughters to false gods.
38 They shed innocent blood,
    the blood of their sons and daughters,
whom they sacrificed to the idols of Canaan,
    and the land was desecrated by their blood.
39 They defiled themselves by what they did;
    by their deeds they prostituted themselves.

40 Therefore the Lord was angry with his people
    and abhorred his inheritance.
41 He gave them into the hands of the nations,
    and their foes ruled over them.
42 Their enemies oppressed them
    and subjected them to their power.
43 Many times he delivered them,
    but they were bent on rebellion
    and they wasted away in their sin.
44 Yet he took note of their distress
    when he heard their cry;
45 for their sake he remembered his covenant
    and out of his great love he relented.
46 He caused all who held them captive
    to show them mercy.

47 Save us, Lord our God,
    and gather us from the nations,
that we may give thanks to your holy name
    and glory in your praise.

48 Praise be to the Lord, the God of Israel,
    from everlasting to everlasting.

Let all the people say, ‘Amen!’

Praise the Lord.

Notas al pie

  1. Psalm 106:1 Hebrew Hallelu Yah; also in verse 48
  2. Psalm 106:7 Or the Sea of Reeds; also in verses 9 and 22
  3. Psalm 106:33 Or against his spirit, / and rash words came from his lips