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Psalm 75

God Will Judge with Equity

To the choirmaster: according to Do Not Destroy. A Psalm of Asaph. A Song.

1We give thanks to you, O God;

we give thanks, for your name is near.

We1 recount your wondrous deeds.

2“At the set time that I appoint

I will judge with equity.

3When the earth totters, and all its inhabitants,

it is I who keep steady its pillars. Selah

4I say to the boastful, ‘Do not boast,’

and to the wicked, ‘Do not lift up your horn;

5do not lift up your horn on high,

or speak with haughty neck.’”

6For not from the east or from the west

and not from the wilderness comes lifting up,

7but it is God who executes judgment,

putting down one and lifting up another.

8For in the hand of the Lord there is a cup

with foaming wine, well mixed,

and he pours out from it,

and all the wicked of the earth

shall drain it down to the dregs.

9But I will declare it forever;

I will sing praises to the God of Jacob.

10All the horns of the wicked I will cut off,

but the horns of the righteous shall be lifted up.

Footnotes

  • 1 75:1 Hebrew They

Psalm 76

Who Can Stand Before You?

To the choirmaster: with stringed instruments. A Psalm of Asaph. A Song.

1In Judah God is known;

his name is great in Israel.

2His abode has been established in Salem,

his dwelling place in Zion.

3There he broke the flashing arrows,

the shield, the sword, and the weapons of war. Selah

4Glorious are you, more majestic

than the mountains full of prey.

5The stouthearted were stripped of their spoil;

they sank into sleep;

all the men of war

were unable to use their hands.

6At your rebuke, O God of Jacob,

both rider and horse lay stunned.

7But you, you are to be feared!

Who can stand before you

when once your anger is roused?

8From the heavens you uttered judgment;

the earth feared and was still,

9when God arose to establish judgment,

to save all the humble of the earth. Selah

10Surely the wrath of man shall praise you;

the remnant1 of wrath you will put on like a belt.

11Make your vows to the Lord your God and perform them;

let all around him bring gifts

to him who is to be feared,

12who cuts off the spirit of princes,

who is to be feared by the kings of the earth.

Footnotes

  • 1 76:10 Or extremity