Psalm 77 CSB

Confidence in a Time of Crisis

For the choir director: according to Jeduthun. Of Asaph. A psalm.

1 I cry aloud to God, aloud to God, and He will hear me.

References for Psalms 77:1

      2 In my day of trouble I sought the Lord. My hands were lifted up all night long; I refused to be comforted.a

      References for Psalms 77:2

        • c 77:2 - Gn 37:35; Jr 31:15
          3 I think of God; I groan;b I meditate; my spirit becomes weak.c Selah

          References for Psalms 77:3

            • d 77:3 - Ps 42:5,11; 55:17; Ezk 7:16
            • e 77:3 - Ps 143:4
              4 You have kept me from closing my eyes; I am troubled and cannot speak.
              5 I consider days of old, years long past.
              6 At night I remember my music; I meditate in my heart, and my spirit ponders.
              7 "Will the Lord reject foreverd and never again show favor?

              References for Psalms 77:7

                • f 77:7 - Lm 2:7; 3:31
                  8 Has His faithful love ceased forever? Is [His] promise at an end for all generations?e

                  References for Psalms 77:8

                    • g 77:8 - Ps 33:11; 85:5; 89:1,4
                      9 Has God forgotten to be gracious? Has He in anger withheld His compassion?"f Selah

                      References for Psalms 77:9

                        • h 77:9 - Ex 34:6-7
                          10 So I say, "It is my sorrowg that the right hand of the Most High has changed."

                          References for Psalms 77:10

                            • i 77:10 - Lit "My piercing
                              11 I will remember the Lord's works; yes, I will remember Your ancient wonders.h

                              References for Psalms 77:11

                                • j 77:11 - Ps 88:12; 89:5
                                  12 I will reflect on all You have done and meditate on Your actions.
                                  13 God, Your way is holy. What god is great like God?
                                  14 You are the God who works wonders; You revealed Your strength among the peoples.i

                                  References for Psalms 77:14

                                    • k 77:14 - Ps 72:18; Ex 15:11; 34:10
                                      15 With power You redeemed Your people,j the descendants of Jacob and Joseph. Selah

                                      References for Psalms 77:15

                                          16 The waters saw You, God. The waters saw You; they trembled. Even the depths shook.
                                          17 The clouds poured down water. The storm clouds thundered; Your arrows flashed back and forth.k

                                          References for Psalms 77:17

                                            • m 77:17 - Hab 3:11; Zch 9:14
                                              18 The sound of Your thunder was in the whirlwind; lightning lit up the world.l The earth shook and quaked.m

                                              References for Psalms 77:18

                                                • n 77:18 - Ps 29:3-9; 97:4
                                                • o 77:18 - Ps 18:7; 2 Sm 22:8; Isa 13:13
                                                  19 Your way went through the sea, and Your path through the great waters,n but Your footprints were unseen.

                                                  References for Psalms 77:19

                                                      20 You led Your people like a flocko by the hand of Moses and Aaron.p q

                                                      References for Psalms 77:20

                                                        • q 77:20 - Ps 23:1-4; 78:52-53; Ezk 34
                                                        • r 77:20 - Nm 33:1; 1 Sm 12:6; Mc 6:4
                                                        • s 77:20 - Ps 74:12-17; 114:3-5; Ex 15:5-10