Psalm 81

English translation got from website:

  1. For the conductor, on the gittith, of Asaph.
  2. Sing praises to the God Who is our might, sound the shofar to the God of Jacob.
  3. Raise [your voice in] song and give forth [with] a timbrel, a pleasant harp with a lyre.
  4. Sound the shofar on the New Moon, on the appointed time for the day of our festival.
  5. For it is a statute for Israel, the judgment of the God of Jacob.
  6. As a testimony for Jehoseph, He ordained it, when he went forth over the land of Egypt, [when] I understood a language that I had not known.
  7. I removed his shoulder from burdens; his hands were removed from the cauldron.
  8. In distress, you called and I released you; I answered you-[though you called] in secret- with thunder; I tried you by the waters of Meribah, forever.
  9. Hearken, My people, and I shall admonish you, Israel, if you hearken to Me.
  10. No strange god shall be within you, neither shall you prostrate yourself to a foreign god.
  11. I am the Lord, your God, Who brought you up from the land of Egypt; open your mouth wide, and I shall fill it.
  12. But My people did not hearken to My voice, neither did Israel desire to [follow] Me.
  13. So I let them go after their heart’s fantasies; let them go in their counsels.
  14. If only My people would hearken to Me, if Israel would go in My ways.
  15. In a short time I would subdue their enemies and upon their enemies I would return My hand.
  16. The enemies of the Lord would lie to Him, and their time would be forever.
  17. Then He would feed them with the fat of wheat and I would sate you with honey from a rock.