Psalm 77

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To the choirmaster: according to Jeduthun. A Psalm of Asaph. I cry aloud to God, aloud to God, and he will hear me. (Ps 3:4; Ps 39:1; Ps 50:1) In the day of my trouble I seek the Lord; in the night my hand is stretched out without wearying; my soul refuses to be comforted. (Ge 37:35; Ps 20:1; Ps 50:15; Ps 63:6; Ps 86:7; Ps 143:6; Isa 26:9; Isa 26:16) When I remember God, I moan; when I meditate, my spirit faints. (Ps 42:5; Ps 42:11; Ps 43:5) You hold my eyelids open; I am so troubled that I cannot speak. (Ge 41:8) I consider the days of old, the years long ago. (De 32:7; Ps 44:1; Ps 77:10; Ps 143:5; Isa 51:9) I said,[1] “Let me remember my song in the night; let me meditate in my heart.” Then my spirit made a diligent search: (Ps 4:4; Ps 42:8) “Will the Lord spurn forever, and never again be favorable? (Ps 44:9; Ps 85:1) Has his steadfast love forever ceased? Are his promises at an end for all time? (Ro 9:6) Has God forgotten to be gracious? Has he in anger shut up his compassion?” (Isa 49:15; Hab 3:2) 10 Then I said, “I will appeal to this, to the years of the right hand of the Most High.”[2] (Ps 118:15) 11 I will remember the deeds of the Lord; yes, I will remember your wonders of old. (Ps 77:5; Ps 105:5) 12 I will ponder all your work, and meditate on your mighty deeds. (Ps 9:11; Ps 90:16) 13 Your way, O God, is holy. What god is great like our God? (Ps 35:10; Ps 73:17) 14 You are the God who works wonders; you have made known your might among the peoples. (Ps 72:18; Ps 106:8) 15 You with your arm redeemed your people, the children of Jacob and Joseph. (Ex 6:6; De 9:29; Ps 74:2) 16 When the waters saw you, O God, when the waters saw you, they were afraid; indeed, the deep trembled. (Ex 14:21; Jos 3:15; Ps 114:3; Hab 3:10) 17 The clouds poured out water; the skies gave forth thunder; your arrows flashed on every side. (Ps 18:14; Ps 68:33) 18 The crash of your thunder was in the whirlwind; your lightnings lighted up the world; the earth trembled and shook. (Ps 18:7; Ps 97:4; Ps 104:7) 19 Your way was through the sea, your path through the great waters; yet your footprints were unseen.[3] (Ps 36:6; Hab 3:15) 20 You led your people like a flock by the hand of Moses and Aaron. (Ex 13:21; Ex 14:19; Ps 78:52; Ps 80:1; Isa 63:11)