Psalm 94 CSB

The Just Judge

1 Lord, God of vengeance- God of vengeance, appear.a

References for Psalms 94:1

    • a 94:1 - Ps 18:47-48; 2 Sm 22:48; Jr 46:10
      2 Rise up, Judge of the earth; repay the proud what they deserve.b

      References for Psalms 94:2

        • b 94:2 - Ps 28:4; 98:9; Gn 18:25
          3 Lord, how long will the wicked- how long will the wicked gloat?
          4 They pour out arrogant words; all the evildoers boast.
          5 Lord, they crush Your people; they afflict Your heritage.c

          References for Psalms 94:5

            • c 94:5 - Ps 31:18; 2 Sm 20:19; Jl 2:17
              6 They kill the widow and the foreigner and murder the fatherless.d

              References for Psalms 94:6

                • d 94:6 - Dt 27:19; Jb 22:9; 29:12; Isa 10:2
                  7 They say, "The Lord doesn't see it. The God of Jacob doesn't pay attention."
                  8 Pay attention, you stupid people! Fools, when will you be wise?
                  9 Can the One who shaped the ear not hear, the One who formed the eye not see?
                  10 The One who instructs nations, the One who teaches man knowledge- does He not discipline?
                  11 The Lord knows man's thoughts; they are meaningless.e f

                  References for Psalms 94:11

                      12 Lord, happy is the man You discipline and teach from Your lawg

                      References for Psalms 94:12

                        • g 94:12 - Ps 25:5,9; 71:17; Isa 48:17
                          13 to give him relief from troubled times until a pit is dug for the wicked.h

                          References for Psalms 94:13

                            • h 94:13 - Ps 7:15; 9:15; Pr 26:27
                              14 The Lord will not forsake His people or abandon His heritage,i

                              References for Psalms 94:14

                                  15 for justice will again be righteous, and all the upright in heart will followj it.k

                                  References for Psalms 94:15

                                    • j 94:15 - Or heart will support; lit heart after
                                    • k 94:15 - Ps 36:10; 64:10; 97:11
                                      16 Who stands up for me against the wicked? Who takes a stand for me against evildoers?
                                      17 If the Lord had not been my help, I would soon rest in the silence [of death].
                                      18 If I say, "My foot is slipping," Your faithful love will support me, Lord.l

                                      References for Psalms 94:18

                                        • l 94:18 - Ps 18:35; 66:9; 121:3
                                          19 When I am filled with cares,m Your comfort brings me joy.

                                          References for Psalms 94:19

                                              20 Can a corrupt throne- one that creates trouble by law- become Your ally?
                                              21 They band together against the life of the righteous and condemn the innocent to death.n

                                              References for Psalms 94:21

                                                • n 94:21 - Ps 106:38; 2 Kg 21:16; Jr 26:15
                                                  22 But the Lord is my refuge; my God is the rock of my protection.o

                                                  References for Psalms 94:22

                                                    • o 94:22 - Ps 46:1,7; 62:2,6; 2 Sm 22:3
                                                      23 He will pay them back for their sins and destroy them for their evil. The Lord our God will destroy them.p

                                                      References for Psalms 94:23

                                                        • p 94:23 - Ps 73:27; 94:23; 101:5,8