Good News Translation (GNB)
136

A Hymn of Thanksgiving

1361

136.1:
1 Chr 16.34
2 Chr 5.13
7.3
Ezra 3.11
Ps 100.5
106.1
107.1
118.1
Jer 33.11
Give thanks to the LORD, because he is good;

his love is eternal.

2Give thanks to the greatest of all gods;

his love is eternal.

3Give thanks to the mightiest of all lords;

his love is eternal.

4He alone performs great miracles;

his love is eternal.

5

136.5:
Gen 1.1
By his wisdom he made the heavens;

his love is eternal;

6

136.6:
Gen 1.2
he built the earth on the deep waters;

his love is eternal.

7

136.7–9:
Gen 1.16
He made the sun and the moon;

his love is eternal;

8the sun to rule over the day;

his love is eternal;

9the moon and the stars to rule over the night;

his love is eternal.

10

136.10:
Ex 12.29
He killed the firstborn sons of the Egyptians;

his love is eternal.

11

136.11:
Ex 12.51
He led the people of Israel out of Egypt;

his love is eternal;

12with his strong hand, his powerful arm;

his love is eternal.

13

136.13–15:
Ex 14.21–29
He divided the Red Sea;

his love is eternal;

14he led his people through it;

his love is eternal;

15but he drowned the king of Egypt and his army;

his love is eternal.

16He led his people through the desert;

his love is eternal.

17He killed powerful kings;

his love is eternal;

18he killed famous kings;

his love is eternal;

19

136.19:
Num 21.21–30
Sihon, king of the Amorites;

his love is eternal;

20

136.20:
Num 21.31–35
and Og, king of Bashan;

his love is eternal.

21He gave their lands to his people;

his love is eternal;

22he gave them to Israel, his servant;

his love is eternal.

23He did not forget us when we were defeated;

his love is eternal;

24he freed us from our enemies;

his love is eternal.

25He gives food to every living creature;

his love is eternal.

26Give thanks to the God of heaven;

his love is eternal.