To the Director: To the tune of[a] “Do not Destroy!”
A psalm of Asaph. A song.
Praise to God for Justice
75 We praise you, God! We praise you[b]—your presence[c] draws near— as we declare your wonderful deeds.
2 “At the time that I choose I will judge the righteous.[d] 3 While the earth and all its inhabitants melt away, it is I who keep its pillars firm.” Interlude
4 I will say to the proud, “Don’t brag,” and to the wicked, “Don’t vaunt your strength.[e] 5 Don’t use your strength to fight heaven[f] or speak from stubborn arrogance.”[g] 6 For exaltation comes not from the east, the west, or the wilderness, 7 since God is the judge. This one he will debase or that one he will exalt. 8 For there is a cup in the hand of the Lord, foaming with well-mixed wine that he will pour out, leaving only the dregs, from which all the wicked of the earth will drink.
9 But as for me, I will declare forever, singing praise to the God of Jacob. 10 I will cut down the strength[h] of the wicked, but the strength[i] of the righteous will be lifted up.
You'll get this book and many others when you join Bible Gateway Plus. Learn more
You must be logged in to view your newly purchased content. Please log in below or if you don't have an account, creating one is easy and only takes a few moments. After you log in your content will be available in your library.
Step 1 - Create an account or log in to start your free trial.
Starting your free trial of Bible Gateway Plus is easy. You’re already logged in with your Bible Gateway account. The next step is to enter your payment information. Your credit card won’t be charged until the trial period is over. You can cancel anytime during the trial period.
Click the button below to continue.
Step 1 - Create an account or log in to start your subscription.
You’ve already claimed your free trial of Bible Gateway Plus. To subscribe at our regular subscription rate of $3.99/month, click the button below.
Now that you've created a Bible Gateway account, upgrade to Bible Gateway Plus, the ultimate online Bible reading & study experience!
Bible Gateway Plus supercharges your account by greatly expanding your study library and reducing ads on Bible Gateway. It transforms Bible Gateway into your own personal Bible study toolkit! Try it free for 30 days to see how it transforms your Bible reading and understanding.