Psalm 94

The Lord is a God who avenges.(A)
    O God who avenges, shine forth.(B)

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But because of your stubbornness and your unrepentant heart, you are storing up wrath against yourself for the day of God’s wrath(A), when his righteous judgment(B) will be revealed. God “will repay each person according to what they have done.”[a](C) To those who by persistence in doing good seek glory, honor(D) and immortality,(E) he will give eternal life.(F) But for those who are self-seeking and who reject the truth and follow evil,(G) there will be wrath and anger.(H) There will be trouble and distress for every human being who does evil:(I) first for the Jew, then for the Gentile;(J) 10 but glory, honor and peace for everyone who does good: first for the Jew, then for the Gentile.(K) 11 For God does not show favoritism.(L)

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Footnotes

  1. Romans 2:6 Psalm 62:12; Prov. 24:12

19 Do not take revenge,(A) my dear friends, but leave room for God’s wrath, for it is written: “It is mine to avenge; I will repay,”[a](B) says the Lord.

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Footnotes

  1. Romans 12:19 Deut. 32:35

30 For we know him who said, “It is mine to avenge; I will repay,”[a](A) and again, “The Lord will judge his people.”[b](B)

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Footnotes

  1. Hebrews 10:30 Deut. 32:35
  2. Hebrews 10:30 Deut. 32:36; Psalm 135:14

31 It is a dreadful thing(A) to fall into the hands(B) of the living God.(C)

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