For the choir director: A psalm of Asaph, to be accompanied by stringed instruments. A song. God is well known in Judah; his name is great in Israel.
Jerusalem is where he lives; Mount Zion is his home.
References for Psalms 76:2
There he breaks the arrows of the enemy, the shields and swords and weapons of his foes. Interlude
You are glorious and more majestic than the everlasting mountains.
References for Psalms 76:4
The mightiest of our enemies have been plundered. They lie before us in the sleep of death. No warrior could lift a hand against us.
When you rebuked them, O God of Jacob, their horses and chariots stood still.
No wonder you are greatly feared! Who can stand before you when your anger explodes?
From heaven you sentenced your enemies; the earth trembled and stood silent before you.
You stand up to judge those who do evil, O God, and to rescue the oppressed of the earth. Interlude
Human opposition only enhances your glory, for you use it as a sword of judgment.
References for Psalms 76:10
Make vows to the LORD your God, and fulfill them. Let everyone bring tribute to the Awesome One.
For he breaks the spirit of princes and is feared by the kings of the earth.