To the Chief Musician; set to [the tune of] “Do Not Destroy.” A Psalm of Asaph. A Song. We give thanks and praise to You, O God, we give thanks, For Your [wonderful works declare that Your] name is near; People declare Your wonders.
For the director of music. To the tune of “Do Not Destroy.” A psalm of Asaph [C a Levitical musician, a descendant of Gershon, at the time of David; 1 Chr. 6:39; 15:17; 2 Chr. 5:12]. A song. God, we ·thank [praise] you; we ·thank [praise] you because ·you [L your name] are near. We tell about the ·miracles [wonders] you do.
1 The faithful do praise the Name of the Lord, 2 Which shall come to judge at the time appointed: 8 When the wicked shall be put to confusion, and drink of the cup of his wrath. 10 Their pride shall be abated, and the righteous shall be exalted to honor.To him that excelleth. Destroy not. A Psalm, or song committed to Asaph. We will praise thee, O God, we will praise thee, for thy Name is near: therefore they will declare thy wondrous works.
To the Pure and Shining OneAsaph’s poetic song to the tune of “Do Not Destroy” God, our hearts spill over with praise to you! We overflow with thanks, for your name is the “Near One.” All we want to talk about is your wonderful works! And we hear your reply:
For the worship leader. A song of Asaph to the tune “Do Not Destroy.” We thank You, O True God. Our souls are overflowing with thanks! Your name is near; Your people remember and tell of Your marvelous works and wonders.
To the overcomer, lose thou not the psalm of the song of Asaph. God, we shall acknowledge to thee, we shall acknowledge; and we shall inwardly call thy name. We shall tell thy marvels; (To the overcomer, destroy thou not the psalm of the song of Asaph. God, we shall give thee thanks, we shall give thee thanks; and we shall call on thy name. We shall tell of all thy marvellous deeds.)
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