78:4 We will not hide them from their children, Telling to the generation to come the praises of Jehovah, And his strength, and his wondrous works that he hath done.
78:5 For he established a testimony in Jacob, And appointed a law in Israel, Which he commanded our fathers, That they should make them known to their children;
78:6 That the generation to come might know `them', even the children that should be born; Who should arise and tell `them' to their children,
78:7 That they might set their hope in God, And not forget the works of God, But keep his commandments,
78:8 And might not be as their fathers, A stubborn and rebellious generation, A generation that set not their heart aright, And whose spirit was not stedfast with God.
78:12 Marvellous things did he in the sight of their fathers, In the land of Egypt, in the field of Zoan.
78:20 Behold, he smote the rock, so that waters gushed out, And streams overflowed; Can he give bread also? Will he provide flesh for his people?
78:21 Therefore Jehovah heard, and was wroth; And a fire was kindled against Jacob, And anger also went up against Israel;
78:31 When the anger of God went up against them, And slew of the fattest of them, And smote down the young men of Israel.
78:38 But he, being merciful, forgave `their' iniquity, and destroyed `them' not: Yea, many a time turned he his anger away, And did not stir up all his wrath.
78:49 He cast upon them the fierceness of his anger, Wrath, and indignation, and trouble, A band of angels of evil.
78:50 He made a path for his anger; He spared not their soul from death, But gave their life over to the pestilence,
78:54 And he brought them to the border of his sanctuary, To this mountain, which his right hand had gotten.
78:55 He drove out the nations also before them, And allotted them for an inheritance by line, And made the tribes of Israel to dwell in their tents.
78:57 But turned back, and dealt treacherously like their fathers: They were turned aside like a deceitful bow.
78:58 For they provoked him to anger with their high places, And moved him to jealousy with their graven images.
78:69 And he built his sanctuary like the heights, Like the earth which he hath established for ever.
78:71 From following the ewes that have their young he brought him, To be the shepherd of Jacob his people, and Israel his inheritance.
78:72 So he was their shepherd according to the integrity of his heart, And guided them by the skilfulness of his hands. Psalm 79 A Psalm of Asaph.