Psalm 75 CSB

God Judges the Wicked

For the choir director: "Do Not Destroy." A psalm of Asaph. A song.

1 We give thanks to You, God; we give thanks to You, for Your name is near.a People tell about Your wonderful works.

References for Psalms 75:1

    • b 75:1 - Ps 119:151; 145:18; Dt 4:7
      2 "When I choose a time, I will judge fairly.b

      References for Psalms 75:2

        • c 75:2 - Ps 9:8; 96:10
          3 When the earth and all its inhabitants shake, I am the One who steadies its pillars. Selah
          4 I say to the boastful, 'Do not boast,'c and to the wicked, 'Do not lift up your horn.d

          References for Psalms 75:4

            • d 75:4 - Pr 27:1; Jr 9:23
            • e 75:4 - Ps 89:17,24; 92:10; 1 Sm 2:1,10
              5 Do not lift up your horn against heaven or speak arrogantly.' "
              6 Exaltation does not come from the east, the west, or the desert,
              7 for God is the judge:e He brings down one and exalts another.f

              References for Psalms 75:7

                • f 75:7 - Ps 50:6; 58:11; Isa 33:22
                • g 75:7 - 1 Sm 2:7-8; Lk 1:52-53
                  8 For there is a cup in the Lord's hand, full of wine blended with spices, and He pours from it. All the wicked of the earth will drink, draining it to the dregs.g

                  References for Psalms 75:8

                    • h 75:8 - Isa 51:17,22; Jr 25:15-17
                      9 As for me, I will tell about Him forever; I will sing praise to the God of Jacob.h

                      References for Psalms 75:9

                        • i 75:9 - Ps 7:17; 9:2; 18:49
                          10 "I will cut off all the horns of the wicked, but the horns of the righteous will be lifted up."