Bible: Ps 106:13-39
106:13 They quickly forgot what he had done; 1
they did not wait for his instructions. 2
they challenged God 5 in the desert.
106:15 He granted their request,
then struck them with a disease. 6
106:16 In the camp they resented 7 Moses,
and Aaron, the
106:17 The earth opened up and swallowed Dathan;
106:18 Fire burned their group;
the flames scorched the wicked. 11
106:19 They made an image of a calf at Horeb,
and worshiped a metal idol.
106:20 They traded their majestic God 12
for the image of an ox that eats grass.
106:21 They rejected 13 the God who delivered them,
the one who performed great deeds in Egypt,
106:22 amazing feats in the land of Ham,
mighty 14 acts by the Red Sea.
106:23 He threatened 15 to destroy them,
and turned back his destructive anger. 18
106:24 They rejected the fruitful land; 19
they did not believe his promise. 20
106:25 They grumbled in their tents; 21
they did not obey 22 the
106:26 So he made a solemn vow 23
that he would make them die 24 in the desert,
and scatter them among foreign lands. 27
106:28 They worshiped 28 Baal of Peor,
and ate sacrifices offered to the dead. 29
106:29 They made the
and a plague broke out among them.
106:30 Phinehas took a stand and intervened, 31
and the plague subsided.
106:31 This brought him a reward,
an eternal gift. 32
106:32 They made him angry by the waters of Meribah,
and Moses suffered 33 because of them,
and he spoke rashly. 36
106:34 They did not destroy the nations, 37
106:35 They mixed in with the nations
and learned their ways. 38
106:36 They worshiped 39 their idols,
which became a snare to them. 40
106:37 They sacrificed their sons and daughters to demons. 41
106:38 They shed innocent blood –
the blood of their sons and daughters,
whom they sacrificed to the idols of Canaan.
The land was polluted by bloodshed. 42
106:39 They were defiled by their deeds,
and unfaithful in their actions. 43