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    Psalms 78
    •   Give ear, O my people, to my law: incline your ears to the words of my mouth.
    •   I will open my mouth in a parable: I will utter dark sayings of old:
    •   Which we have heard and known, and our fathers have told us.
    •   We will not hide them from their children, shewing to the generation to come the praises of the Lord, and his strength, and his wonderful works that he hath done.
    •   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:
    •   That the generation to come might know them, even the children which should be born; who should arise and declare them to their children:
    •   That they might set their hope in God, and not forget the works of God, but keep his commandments:
    •   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.
    •   The children of Ephraim, being armed, and carrying bows, turned back in the day of battle.
    • 10   They kept not the covenant of God, and refused to walk in his law;
    • 11   And forgat his works, and his wonders that he had shewed them.
    • 12   Marvellous things did he in the sight of their fathers, in the land of Egypt, in the field of Zoan.
    • 13   He divided the sea, and caused them to pass through; and he made the waters to stand as an heap.
    • 14   In the daytime also he led them with a cloud, and all the night with a light of fire.
    • 15   He clave the rocks in the wilderness, and gave them drink as out of the great depths.
    • 16   He brought streams also out of the rock, and caused waters to run down like rivers.
    • 17   And they sinned yet more against him by provoking the most High in the wilderness.
    • 18   And they tempted God in their heart by asking meat for their lust.
    • 19   Yea, they spake against God; they said, Can God furnish a table in the wilderness?
    • 20   Behold, he smote the rock, that the waters gushed out, and the streams overflowed; can he give bread also? can he provide flesh for his people?
    • 21   Therefore the Lord heard this, and was wroth: so a fire was kindled against Jacob, and anger also came up against Israel;
    • 22   Because they believed not in God, and trusted not in his salvation:
    • 23   Though he had commanded the clouds from above, and opened the doors of heaven,
    • 24   And had rained down manna upon them to eat, and had given them of the corn of heaven.
    • 25   Man did eat angels’ food: he sent them meat to the full.
    • 26   He caused an east wind to blow in the heaven: and by his power he brought in the south wind.
    • 27   He rained flesh also upon them as dust, and feathered fowls like as the sand of the sea:
    • 28   And he let it fall in the midst of their camp, round about their habitations.
    • 29   So they did eat, and were well filled: for he gave them their own desire;
    • 30   They were not estranged from their lust. But while their meat was yet in their mouths,
    • 31   The wrath of God came upon them, and slew the fattest of them, and smote down the chosen men of Israel.
    • 32   For all this they sinned still, and believed not for his wondrous works.
    • 33   Therefore their days did he consume in vanity, and their years in trouble.
    • 34   When he slew them, then they sought him: and they returned and enquired early after God.
    • 35   And they remembered that God was their rock, and the high God their redeemer.
    • 36   Nevertheless they did flatter him with their mouth, and they lied unto him with their tongues.
    • 37   For their heart was not right with him, neither were they stedfast in his covenant.
    • 38   But he, being full of compassion, forgave their iniquity, and destroyed them not: yea, many a time turned he his anger away, and did not stir up all his wrath.
    • 39   For he remembered that they were but flesh; a wind that passeth away, and cometh not again.
    • 40   How oft did they provoke him in the wilderness, and grieve him in the desert!
    • 41   Yea, they turned back and tempted God, and limited the Holy One of Israel.
    • 42   They remembered not his hand, nor the day when he delivered them from the enemy.
    • 43   How he had wrought his signs in Egypt, and his wonders in the field of Zoan:
    • 44   And had turned their rivers into blood; and their floods, that they could not drink.
    • 45   He sent divers sorts of flies among them, which devoured them; and frogs, which destroyed them.
    • 46   He gave also their increase unto the caterpiller, and their labour unto the locust.
    • 47   He destroyed their vines with hail, and their sycomore trees with frost.
    • 48   He gave up their cattle also to the hail, and their flocks to hot thunderbolts.
    • 49   He cast upon them the fierceness of his anger, wrath, and indignation, and trouble, by sending evil angels among them.
    • 50   He made a way to his anger; he spared not their soul from death, but gave their life over to the pestilence;
    • 51   And smote all the firstborn in Egypt; the chief of their strength in the tabernacles of Ham:
    • 52   But made his own people to go forth like sheep, and guided them in the wilderness like a flock.
    • 53   And he led them on safely, so that they feared not: but the sea overwhelmed their enemies.
    • 54   And he brought them to the border of his sanctuary, even to this mountain, which his right hand had purchased.
    • 55   He cast out the heathen also before them, and divided them an inheritance by line, and made the tribes of Israel to dwell in their tents.
    • 56   Yet they tempted and provoked the most high God, and kept not his testimonies:
    • 57   But turned back, and dealt unfaithfully like their fathers: they were turned aside like a deceitful bow.
    • 58   For they provoked him to anger with their high places, and moved him to jealousy with their graven images.
    • 59   When God heard this, he was wroth, and greatly abhorred Israel:
    • 60   So that he forsook the tabernacle of Shiloh, the tent which he placed among men;
    • 61   And delivered his strength into captivity, and his glory into the enemy’s hand.
    • 62   He gave his people over also unto the sword; and was wroth with his inheritance.
    • 63   The fire consumed their young men; and their maidens were not given to marriage.
    • 64   Their priests fell by the sword; and their widows made no lamentation.
    • 65   Then the Lord awaked as one out of sleep, and like a mighty man that shouteth by reason of wine.
    • 66   And he smote his enemies in the hinder parts: he put them to a perpetual reproach.
    • 67   Moreover he refused the tabernacle of Joseph, and chose not the tribe of Ephraim:
    • 68   But chose the tribe of Judah, the mount Zion which he loved.
    • 69   And he built his sanctuary like high palaces, like the earth which he hath established for ever.
    • 70   He chose David also his servant, and took him from the sheepfolds:
    • 71   From following the ewes great with young he brought him to feed Jacob his people, and Israel his inheritance.
    • 72   So he fed them according to the integrity of his heart; and guided them by the skilfulness of his hands.
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    Fixed .conf file GlobalOptionFilters
    Added Feature StrongsNumbers to configuration
    Added Morph option
    Fixed Psalm Titles to use correct GBF tags HT and Ht
    Changed New Testament to use a snapshot of the KJV2003 Project
    Changed Old Testament to use OSIS tags, removing the last of the GBF markup. Also updated to 20030624 snapshot of KJV2003. Compressed.
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    Fixed bugs.
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    Fixed bugs. Added Greek from TR.
    Added GlobalOptionFilter for OSISLemma
    Fixed bugs preventing the display of some Strong's Numbers.
    (2015-12-20) Moved Ps 119 acrostic titles before verse number. Added Feature for no paragraphs.
    (2016-01-21) Added markup to notes. Improved markup of Selah.
    (2021-04-04) Fixed errant article Strong's markup in Rom.3.26
    (2023-06-27) Updated the TR data in 5888 verses. Correction of Ps.2.4: the Lord → the Lord.\ MOD-448: many errors with strong as G3688, should be G3588.\ Five locations where small caps is inappropriate, Lord change for LORD Exodus 28:36; 39:30, Deuteronomy 28:58, Jeremiah 23:6, Zechariah 14:20.\ MOD-411: Psalm 80, Shoshannim–eduth → Shoshannim–Eduth.\ MOD-408: italics in Nahum 1:3, (hath) → (hath).\ MOD-358: Missing red letter markup in Luke 11:2, red marker moved before 'When'.\ MOD-413 multiple text issues (italics, spelling, ...).\ MOD-441: Missing strong number for the seventh word.\ MOD-419: Spurious "or" removed; Exodus 17:15 "Jehovah–nissi" → "JEHOVAH–nissi".\ 1 John 2:23 has "(but)" whereas Blayney has "[but]"; Correction of some morph errors in I Corinthians 3:13 A-GMS → A-GSM; I Corinthians 11:6 and 14:24 N-NAM → N-NSM; Hb 9.13, 10.4: N-GMP → N-GPM; I Cor 7:37 2 change for 12; 1Chr.27.12 Abi-ezer → abiezer; Exod.17.15: Jehovah → JEHOVAH.\ Correction of Jer.23.6: L → LORD; MOD-376: Mk 1:10.19 have a wrong strong number: 1492. The correct number is 3708. Correction of rdg attribute type="alternative" (2.9) to "alternate". Misplaced in Numbers 16:13. Duplicated entry in Eph. 3.20, spurious comma in Gn 1.2 and 2.9. Ezra 5:3,6; 6.6,13: morph="strongMorph:TH8674 changed for lemma="strong:H08674.
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