Celebration of God’s Justice
For the choir director: according to Muth-labben. # Perhaps a musical term A Davidic psalm.
1I will thank Yahweh with all my heart;
I will declare all Your wonderful works. #1Ch 16:9Ps 26:7|NoBook| 96:3|NoBook| 105:2
2I will rejoice and boast about You; #Ps 5:11
I will sing about Your name, Most High. #Ps 7:17|NoBook| 92:1
3When my enemies retreat,
they stumble and perish before You. #Lv 26:37Ps 27:2|NoBook| 92:9
4For You have upheld my just cause; # Lit my justice and my cause #1Kg 8:452Ch 6:35
You are seated on Your throne as a righteous judge. #Ps 7:11
5You have rebuked the nations: #Is 17:3
You have destroyed the wicked; #Ps 68:2
You have erased their name forever and ever. #Zch 13:2
6The enemy has come to eternal ruin;
You have uprooted the cities,
and the very memory of them has perished. #Ps 34:16
7But the Lord sits enthroned forever; #Ps 29:10|NoBook| 102:12Lm 5:19
He has established His throne for judgment. #Ps 89:14
8He judges the world with righteousness;
He executes judgment on the nations with fairness. #Ps 96:13|NoBook| 98:9Rv 19:11
9The Lord is a refuge for the oppressed,
a refuge in times of trouble. #Ps 14:6Is 14:32
10Those who know Your name trust in You
because You have not abandoned
those who seek You, Yahweh. #Ps 37:28|NoBook| 94:14
11Sing to the Lord, who dwells in Zion; #Ps 76:2
proclaim His deeds among the nations. #1Ch 16:8Ps 105:1
12For the One who seeks an accounting
for bloodshed remembers them; #Gn 9:5
He does not forget the cry of the afflicted. #Ps 12:5Pr 22:22-23
13Be gracious to me, Lord;
consider my affliction at the hands of those who hate me. #Ps 69:14
Lift me up from the gates of death, #Ps 30:3|NoBook| 86:13
14so that I may declare all Your praises.
I will rejoice in Your salvation #1Sm 2:1
within the gates of Daughter Zion.
15The nations have fallen into the pit they made;
their foot is caught in the net they have concealed. #Ps 7:15|NoBook| 57:6Pr 28:10
16The Lord has revealed Himself;
He has executed justice, #Is 56:1
striking down # Or justice, snaring the wicked # LXX, Aq, Syr, Tg read justice, the wicked is trapped
by the work of their hands. #Ps 3:7Is 11:4Higgaion. Selah
17The wicked will return to Sheol #Ps 31:17|NoBook| 49:14|NoBook| 55:15
all the nations that forget God. #Jb 8:13Ps 50:22
18For the oppressed will not always be forgotten;
the hope of the afflicted # Alt Hb tradition reads humble will not perish forever. #Ps 12:5|NoBook| 72:4
19Rise up, Lord! Do not let man prevail;
let the nations be judged in Your presence. #Ps 82:8|NoBook| 110:6
20Put terror in them, Lord; #Ps 14:5
let the nations know they are only men. #Ps 62:9Selah
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