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Psalm 66 CSB

Praise for God's Mighty Acts

For the choir director. A song. A psalm.

1 Shout joyfully to God, all the earth!

References for Psalms 66:1

      2 Sing the glory of His name; make His praise glorious.a

      References for Psalms 66:2

        • a 66:2 - Ps 48:10; 100:1; 106:47; 1 Ch 16:29,35
          3 Say to God, "How awe-inspiring are Your works! Your enemies will cringe before You because of Your great strength.
          4 All the earth will worship Youb and sing praise to You. They will sing praise to Your name." Selah

          References for Psalms 66:4

            • b 66:4 - Ps 72:11; Isa 66:23; Zph 2:11
              5 Come and see the works of God;c His acts toward mankind are awe-inspiring.

              References for Psalms 66:5

                  6 He turned the sea into dry land, and they crossed the river on foot.d There we rejoiced in Him.

                  References for Psalms 66:6

                    • d 66:6 - Ex 14:10-31
                      7 He rules forever by His might; He keeps His eye on the nations.e The rebellious should not exalt themselves. Selah

                      References for Psalms 66:7

                        • e 66:7 - Ps 14:2; 33:13-14; Pr 15:3
                          8 Praise our God, you peoples; let the sound of His praise be heard.
                          9 He keeps us alivef and does not allow our feet to slip.g

                          References for Psalms 66:9

                            • f 66:9 - Lit He sets our soul in life
                            • g 66:9 - Ps 94:18; 121:3
                              10 For You, God, tested us;h You refined us as silver is refined.i

                              References for Psalms 66:10

                                • h 66:10 - Ps 11:4-5; 17:3; Jb 23:10
                                • i 66:10 - Isa 1:25; 48:10; Dn 11:35
                                  11 You lured us into a trap;j You placed burdens on our backs.

                                  References for Psalms 66:11

                                    • j 66:11 - Ezk 12:13; 17:20
                                      12 You let men ride over our heads; we went through fire and water,k but You brought us out to abundance.l m

                                      References for Psalms 66:12

                                        • k 66:12 - Isa 43:2
                                        • l 66:12 - Or a place of satisfaction
                                        • m 66:12 - Ps 23:5
                                          13 I will enter Your house with burnt offerings; I will pay You my vows
                                          14 that my lips promised and my mouth spoke during my distress.
                                          15 I will offer You fattened sheep as burnt offerings, with the fragrant smoke of rams; I will sacrifice oxen with goats. Selah
                                          16 Come and listen, all who fear God, and I will tell what He has done for me.n

                                          References for Psalms 66:16

                                            • n 66:16 - Ps 9:1; 34:11-12
                                              17 I cried out to Him with my mouth, and praise was on my tongue.
                                              18 If I had been aware of malice in my heart, the Lord would not have listened.o

                                              References for Psalms 66:18

                                                • o 66:18 - Jr 11:11; Ezk 8:18; Zch 7:13
                                                  19 However, God has listened; He has paid attention to the sound of my prayer.
                                                  20 May God be praised! He has not turned away my prayer or turned His faithful love from me.

                                                  Study tools for Psalm 66

                                                  • a 66:2 - Ps 48:10; 100:1; 106:47; 1 Ch 16:29,35
                                                  • b 66:4 - Ps 72:11; Isa 66:23; Zph 2:11
                                                  • c 66:5 - Ps 46:8
                                                  • d 66:6 - Ex 14:10-31
                                                  • e 66:7 - Ps 14:2; 33:13-14; Pr 15:3
                                                  • f 66:9 - Lit He sets our soul in life
                                                  • g 66:9 - Ps 94:18; 121:3
                                                  • h 66:10 - Ps 11:4-5; 17:3; Jb 23:10
                                                  • i 66:10 - Isa 1:25; 48:10; Dn 11:35
                                                  • j 66:11 - Ezk 12:13; 17:20
                                                  • k 66:12 - Isa 43:2
                                                  • l 66:12 - Or a place of satisfaction
                                                  • m 66:12 - Ps 23:5
                                                  • n 66:16 - Ps 9:1; 34:11-12
                                                  • o 66:18 - Jr 11:11; Ezk 8:18; Zch 7:13