Oh, That My People Would Listen to Me
To the choirmaster: according to a The Gittith.
Probably a musical or liturgical term Of c Asaph. 1 d Sing aloud to God our strength;
e shout for joy to the God of Jacob!
2 Raise a song; sound f the tambourine,
g the sweet lyre with h the harp.
3 Blow the trumpet at i the new moon,
at the full moon, on our feast day.
4 For it is a statute for Israel,
a rule ▼
▼ Or just decreeof the God of Jacob.
5 He made it k a decree in l Joseph
when he m went out over ▼
▼ Or againstthe land of Egypt.
o I hear a language p I had not known:
6 “I q relieved your ▼
▼ Hebrew his; also next lineshoulder of s the burden;
your hands were freed from the basket.
7 In distress you t called, and I delivered you;
I u answered you in the secret place of thunder;
I v tested you at the waters of Meribah. Selah
8 w Hear, O my people, while I admonish you!
O Israel, if you would but listen to me!
9 There shall be no x strange god among you;
you shall not bow down to a y foreign god.
10 z I am the Lord your God,
who brought you up out of the land of Egypt.
aa Open your mouth wide, and I will fill it.
11 “But my people did not listen to my voice;
Israel ab would not submit to me.
12 So I ac gave them over to their ad stubborn hearts,
to follow their own ae counsels.
13 af Oh, that my people would listen to me,
that Israel would ag walk in my ways!
14 I would soon subdue their enemies
and ah turn my hand against their foes.
15 Those who hate the Lord would ai cringe toward him,
and their fate would last forever.
16 But he would feed you ▼
▼ That is, Israel; Hebrew himwith ak the finest of the wheat,
and with al honey from the rock I would satisfy you.”
Copyright information for ESV
Welcome to STEP Bible
From Tyndale House, Cambridge UK
Use the search box to find Bibles, commentaries, passages, search terms, etc. Here are some examples:
This shows how to quickly lookup a passage.
Looking up a passage in three different translations is also easy.
This asks STEP to search for the Greek word for 'brother' and show the results in the ESV.
This example runs both a 'Hebrew word search' and a 'Text' search and shows the results in both the NIV and ESV.
You can mix most searches. This finds any word translated as 'throne' in the Prophets and the New Testament, but only in verses concerning the topic 'David'. This excludes verses which refer to a 'throne' in other contexts.
Interlinear Hebrew & Greek is available for some translations with grammar (and more soon). To reverse the interlinear order, click on a version abbreviation under the verse number.
© Tyndale House, Cambridge, UK - 2019