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Who was the psalmist referring to in these verses? (Psalm 107:23–32)

Oh that men would praise the LORD for his goodness, and for his wonderful works to the children of men!

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Psalms 107:31

ESV - 31 Let them thank the Lord for his steadfast love, for his wondrous works to the children of man!

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Mini Tim Maas Retired Quality Assurance Specialist with the U.S. Army
In my opinion, in the passage cited in the question, the psalmist was using God's care of those who make their living in boats (such as merchants or fishermen) -- including preserving them by His calming of the fierce storms that He Himself may cause to occur at sea -- as a specific example of the psalmist's overall theme of the reasons for which God deserves praise and thanksgiving from humans.

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