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Thanksgiving for God’s Future Help

For the music director, according to Do Not Destroy.

A psalm of Asaph. A song.[a]

75 We give thanks to you, O God;
we give thanks, and your name is near.
Your wonderful deeds are told.[b]
“I will indeed set an appointed time;
I will judge fairly.[c]
The earth and all its inhabitants are shaking;[d]
I steady[e] its columns. Selah
I say to the boastful, ‘Do not boast!’
and to the wicked, ‘Do not lift up your horn!
Do not lift up high your[f] horn.
Do not speak with arrogant pride.’”[g]
For it is not from the east or the west
and not from the south[h] that lifting up comes,
rather God is the judge;
one he brings low, and another he lifts up.
For there is a cup in the hand of Yahweh
with[i] wine that foams, fully mixed,
and he pours out from this.
Surely all the wicked of the land
will quaff it down to its dregs. [j]
But as for me, I will proclaim forever;
I will sing praise to the God of Jacob.
10 “And all the horns of the wicked I will cut off.
The horns of the righteous will be lifted up.”


  1. Psalm 75:1 The Hebrew Bible counts the superscription as the first verse of the psalm; the English verse number is reduced by one
  2. Psalm 75:1 Hebrew “They tell your wonderful deeds”
  3. Psalm 75:2 Hebrew “I, I will judge” might be emphatic
  4. Psalm 75:3 Or “melting away”
  5. Psalm 75:3 Hebrew “I, I steady” might be emphatic
  6. Psalm 75:5 Plural
  7. Psalm 75:5 Hebrew “an unrestrained neck”
  8. Psalm 75:6 Hebrew “wilderness”
  9. Psalm 75:8 Hebrew “and”
  10. Psalm 75:8 Literally “they will drain, they will drink its dregs”