Psalm 73-84English Standard Version (ESV)
God Is My Strength and Portion Forever
A Psalm of Asaph.
73 Truly God is good to Israel,
4 For they have no pangs until death;
16 But when I thought how to understand this,
18 Truly you set them in slippery places;
23 Nevertheless, I am continually with you;
27 For behold, those who are far from you shall perish;
Arise, O God, Defend Your Cause
A Maskil[c] of Asaph.
74 O God, why do you cast us off forever?
4 Your foes have roared in the midst of your meeting place;
9 We do not see our signs;
12 Yet God my King is from of old,
18 Remember this, O Lord, how the enemy scoffs,
20 Have regard for the covenant,
22 Arise, O God, defend your cause;
God Will Judge with Equity
To the choirmaster: according to Do Not Destroy. A Psalm of Asaph. A Song.
75 We give thanks to you, O God;
2 “At the set time that I appoint
6 For not from the east or from the west
9 But I will declare it forever;
Who Can Stand Before You?
To the choirmaster: with stringed instruments. A Psalm of Asaph. A Song.
76 In Judah God is known;
4 Glorious are you, more majestic
7 But you, you are to be feared!
10 Surely the wrath of man shall praise you;
In the Day of Trouble I Seek the Lord
To the choirmaster: according to Jeduthun. A Psalm of Asaph.
77 I cry aloud to God,
4 You hold my eyelids open;
10 Then I said, “I will appeal to this,
11 I will remember the deeds of the Lord;
16 When the waters saw you, O God,
Tell the Coming Generation
A Maskil[l] of Asaph.
78 Give ear, O my people, to my teaching;
5 He established a testimony in Jacob
9 The Ephraimites, armed with[m] the bow,
17 Yet they sinned still more against him,
21 Therefore, when the Lord heard, he was full of wrath;
32 In spite of all this, they still sinned;
56 Yet they tested and rebelled against the Most High God
67 He rejected the tent of Joseph;
How Long, O Lord?
A Psalm of Asaph.
79 O God, the nations have come into your inheritance;
5 How long, O Lord? Will you be angry forever?
8 Do not remember against us our former iniquities;[q]
11 Let the groans of the prisoners come before you;
Restore Us, O God
To the choirmaster: according to Lilies. A Testimony. Of Asaph, a Psalm.
80 Give ear, O Shepherd of Israel,
3 Restore us,[r] O God;
4 O Lord God of hosts,
7 Restore us, O God of hosts;
8 You brought a vine out of Egypt;
14 Turn again, O God of hosts!
19 Restore us, O Lord God of hosts!
Oh, That My People Would Listen to Me
To the choirmaster: according to The Gittith.[t] Of Asaph.
81 Sing aloud to God our strength;
4 For it is a statute for Israel,
11 “But my people did not listen to my voice;
Rescue the Weak and Needy
A Psalm of Asaph.
82 God has taken his place in the divine council;
5 They have neither knowledge nor understanding,
6 I said, “You are gods,
8 Arise, O God, judge the earth;
O God, Do Not Keep Silence
A Song. A Psalm of Asaph.
83 O God, do not keep silence;
9 Do to them as you did to Midian,
13 O my God, make them like whirling dust,[z]
My Soul Longs for the Courts of the Lord
To the choirmaster: according to The Gittith.[aa] A Psalm of the Sons of Korah.
84 How lovely is your dwelling place,
3 Even the sparrow finds a home,
5 Blessed are those whose strength is in you,
8 O Lord God of hosts, hear my prayer;
10 For a day in your courts is better
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