Psalms 76
God, the Powerful Judge
For the choir director: with stringed instruments. A psalm of Asaph. # 1Ch 16:5,7 A song.
1God is known in Judah;
His name is great in Israel. # Jr 10:6; Mal 1:11
2His tent is in Salem, # = Jerusalem
His dwelling place in Zion. # Gn 14:18; Ps 9:11
3There He shatters the bow’s flaming arrows,
the shield, the sword, and the weapons of war. # Ps 46:9; Is 2:4; Jr 49:35Selah
4You are resplendent and majestic
coming down from the mountains of prey. # Is 14:25; Nah 2:13
5The brave-hearted have been plundered;
they have slipped into their final sleep.
None of the warriors was able to lift a hand. # Jr 51:39
6At Your rebuke, God of Jacob,
both chariot and horse lay still. # Ex 13:1,21
7And You — You are to be feared. # Or are awe-inspiring
When You are angry,
who can stand before You? # Ps 1:5; 130:3; Nah 1:6
8From heaven You pronounced judgment.
The earth feared and grew quiet # 2Ch 20:29-30; Ps 33:8; Hab 2:20
9when God rose up to judge
and to save all the lowly of the earth. # Ps 9:7-8; Is 3:13-15Selah
10Even human wrath will praise You;
You will clothe Yourself
with their remaining wrath. # Hb obscure # Ex 9:16; Rm 9:17
11Make and keep your vows
to the Lord your God; # Ps 50:14
let all who are around Him bring tribute
to the awe-inspiring One. # Or tribute with awe # Ps 68:29; Is 18:7
12He humbles the spirit of leaders;
He is feared by the kings of the earth. # Dn 4:37

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