Tehillim (Psalms) 81
1Shout for joy to Elohim our strength; Raise a shout to the Elohim of Ya‛aqoḇ.
2Lift up a song and beat the tambourine, The pleasant lyre and with the harp.
3Blow a shophar in the New Moon, in the covering for the day of our festival.
4For this is a law#See Lev. 23:24; Num. 10:10; Num. 29:1 for Yisra’ĕl, And a right-ruling of the Elohim of Ya‛aqoḇ.
5He appointed it in Yehosĕph for a witness, When He went throughout the land of Mitsrayim; I heard a language that I did not know.
6He says, “I removed his shoulder from the burden; His hands were freed from the baskets.
7“You called in distress, and I rescued you; I answered you in the covering of thunder; I proved you at the waters of Meriḇah. Selah.
8Hear, O My people, and let Me warn you, O Yisra’ĕl, if you would listen to Me!”
9“Let there be no strange mighty one among you, And do not bow down to a foreign mighty one.
10I am יהוה your Elohim, Who brought you out of the land of Mitsrayim; Open your mouth wide, and I fill it.”
11“But My people did not listen to My voice, And Yisra’ĕl would not submit to Me.
12So I gave them over to their own stubborn heart, To walk in their own counsels.”
13“O, if My people had listened to Me, Yisra’ĕl would walk in My ways,
14I would subdue their enemies at once, And turn My hand against their adversaries!”
15Those who hate יהוה would cringe before Him; And their time of punishment be forever.
16He would feed them with the finest of wheat; And with honey from the rock I would satisfy you.

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