Those who go down to the sea in ships,
Who do business on great waters;
They have seen the works of the Lord,
And His [a]wonders in the deep.
For He spoke and raised up a stormy wind,
Which lifted up the waves [b]of the sea.
They rose up to the heavens, they went down to the depths;
Their soul melted away in their misery.
They reeled and staggered like a drunken man,
And [c]were at their wits’ end.
Then they cried to the Lord in their trouble,
And He brought them out of their distresses.
He caused the storm to be still,
So that the waves [d]of the sea were hushed.
Then they were glad because they were quiet,
So He guided them to their desired haven.
Let them give thanks to the Lord for His lovingkindness,
And for His [e]wonders to the sons of men!
Let them extol Him also in the congregation of the people,
And praise Him at the seat of the elders.
- Psalm 107:24 I.e. wonderful acts
- Psalm 107:25 Lit of it
- Psalm 107:27 Lit all their wisdom was swallowed up
- Psalm 107:29 Lit of it
- Psalm 107:31 I.e. wonderful acts