Psalm 92 LEB

A psalm. A song. For the Sabbath day.

Thanksgiving to Yahweh for Victory

1 [It is] good to give thanks to Yahweh, and to sing praise concerning your name, O Most High;

References for Psalms 92:1

    • a 92:1 - The Hebrew Bible counts the superscription as the first verse of the psalm; the English verse number is reduced by one
      2 to declare in the morning your loyal love and your faithfulness in the night,
      3 on [the] ten [string], and on [the] harp, with a melody on [the] lyre.
      4 For you, O Yahweh, have made me glad by your work; by the deeds of your hands I sing for joy.
      5 How great are your deeds, O Yahweh; [how] very deep are your thoughts.
      6 [The] brutish man does not know, and [the] fool cannot understand this.
      7 When the wicked flourish like grass and all [the] workers of evil blossom, [it is] so they can be destroyed forever.
      8 But you [are] on high forever, O Yahweh.
      9 For behold, your enemies, O Yahweh, for behold, your enemies will perish. All [the] workers of evil will be scattered.
      10 But you have exalted my horn like [that of] a wild ox; you have anointed me with fresh oil.

      References for Psalms 92:10

        • b 92:10 - The Hebrew's "[that] I have moistened with fresh oil" seems unlikely. The above translation presupposes the loss of a letter in the Hebrew textual tradition (ballotani for the MT's balloti)
          11 And [so] my eye looks on my enemies. My ears hear those evildoers who rise up against me.

          References for Psalms 92:11

            • c 92:11 - This word for "enemies" suggests those watching for any advantage
              12 [The] righteous will flourish like the date palm. They will grow like a cedar in Lebanon.

              References for Psalms 92:12

                • d 92:12 - Hebrew singular, but used as a collective. The verbs of this verse are also singular
                  13 Planted in the house of Yahweh, they will flourish in the courts of our God.

                  References for Psalms 92:13

                      14 They will still prosper in old age. They will be fat and luxuriant,

                      References for Psalms 92:14

                        • f 92:14 - This is the same word used of the oil in v. 11 and translated "fresh"
                          15 to declare that Yahweh [is] upright. [He is] my rock, and [there is] no injustice in him.

                          References for Psalms 92:15

                            • g 92:15 - According to the reading tradition (Qere)