that which our ancestors 2 have told us –
We will tell the next generation
about the Lord’s praiseworthy acts, 4
about his strength and the amazing things he has done.
he set up a law in Israel.
He commanded our ancestors
to make his deeds known to their descendants, 6
78:6 so that the next generation, children yet to be born,
might know about them.
They will grow up and tell their descendants about them. 7
78:7 Then they will place their confidence in God.
They will not forget the works of God,
and they will obey 8 his commands.
78:8 Then they will not be like their ancestors,
who were a stubborn and rebellious generation,
a generation that was not committed
and faithful to God. 9
1 tn Or “known.”
7 tn Heb “in order that they might know, a following generation, sons [who] will be born, they will arise and will tell to their sons.”
8 tn Heb “keep.”