To the director on Je·duʹthun.* Of Aʹsaph.+ A melody. 77 With my voice I will even cry out to God* himself,+With my voice to God, and he will certainly give ear to me.+ 2 In the day of my distress I have searched for Jehovah* himself.+At night my very hand has been stretched out* and does not grow numb;My soul has refused to be comforted.+ 3 I will remember God and be boisterous;+I will show concern, that my spirit may faint away.+ Seʹlah. 4 You have seized hold of my eyelids;+I have become agitated, and I cannot speak.+ 5 I have thought upon the days of long ago,+On the years in the indefinite past. 6 I will remember my string music in the night;+With my heart I will show concern,+And my spirit will carefully search. 7 Will it be to times indefinite that Jehovah* keeps casting off,+And will he no more be pleased again?+ 8 Has his loving-kindness terminated forever?+Has [his] saying come to nothing+ for generation after generation? 9 Has God* forgotten to be favorable,+Or has he shut off his mercies in anger?+ Seʹlah. 10 And shall I keep saying: “This is what pierces me through,+The changing of the right hand of the Most High”?+ 11 I shall remember the practices of Jah;*+For I will remember your marvelous doing of long ago.+ 12 And I shall certainly meditate on all your activity,+And with your dealings I will concern myself.+ 13 O God,* your way is in the holy place.+Who is a great God* like God?+ 14 You are the [true] God, doing marvelously.+Among the peoples you have made your strength known.+ 15 With [your] arm you have recovered your people,+The sons of Jacob and of Joseph. Seʹlah. 16 The waters have seen you, O God,The waters have seen you; they began to be in severe pains.+Also, the watery deeps* began to be agitated.+ 17 The clouds have thunderously poured down water;+A sound the cloudy skies have given forth.Also, your own arrows proceeded to go here and there.+ 18 The sound of your thunder was like chariot wheels;+Lightnings have lighted up the productive land;*+The earth became agitated and began to rock.+ 19 Through the sea your way was,+And your path was through many waters;And your very footprints have not come to be known. 20 You have led your people just like a flock,+By the hand of Moses and Aaron.+
^ See 39:Sup ftn.
^ “God.” Heb., ʼElo·himʹ; TLXXVg, “Jehovah.”
^ One of 134 scribal changes from YHWH to ʼAdho·naiʹ. See App 1B.
^ Lit., “poured out.”
^ See vs 2 ftn, “Jehovah.”
^ “God.” Heb., ʼEl.
^ See 68:4 ftn.
^ “God.” Heb., ʼElo·himʹ.
^ “God.” Heb., ʼEl.
^ “The productive land.” Heb., te·velʹ; LXX, “the inhabited earth”; Lat., orʹbi terʹrae, “the terrestrial circle.”