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.