Psalm 50 CJB/NIV - Online Parallel Bible

 
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1 A psalm of Asaf: The Mighty One, God, ADONAI, is speaking, summoning the world from east to west. 1 The Mighty One, God, the LORD, speaks and summons the earth from the rising of the sun to the place where it sets.
2 Out of Tziyon, the perfection of beauty, God is shining forth. 2 From Zion, perfect in beauty, God shines forth.
3 Our God is coming and not staying silent. With a fire devouring ahead of him and a great storm raging around him, 3 Our God comes and will not be silent; a fire devours before him, and around him a tempest rages.
4 he calls to the heavens above and to earth, in order to judge his people. 4 He summons the heavens above, and the earth, that he may judge his people:
5 "Gather to me my faithful, those who made a covenant with me by sacrifice." 5 "Gather to me my consecrated ones, who made a covenant with me by sacrifice."
6 The heavens proclaim his righteousness, for God himself is judge. (Selah) 6 And the heavens proclaim his righteousness, for God himself is judge. "Selah"
7 "Listen, my people, I am speaking: Isra'el, I am testifying against you, I, God, your God. 7 "Hear, O my people, and I will speak, O Israel, and I will testify against you: I am God, your God.
8 I am not rebuking you for your sacrifices; your burnt offerings are always before me. 8 I do not rebuke you for your sacrifices or your burnt offerings, which are ever before me.
9 I have no need for a bull from your farm or for male goats from your pens; 9 I have no need of a bull from your stall or of goats from your pens,
10 for all forest creatures are mine already, as are the animals on a thousand hills; 10 for every animal of the forest is mine, and the cattle on a thousand hills.
11 I know all the birds in the mountains; whatever moves in the fields is mine. 11 I know every bird in the mountains, and the creatures of the field are mine.
12 If I were hungry, I would not tell you; for the world is mine, and everything in it. 12 If I were hungry I would not tell you, for the world is mine, and all that is in it.
13 Do I eat the flesh of bulls or drink the blood of goats? 13 Do I eat the flesh of bulls or drink the blood of goats?
14 Offer thanksgiving as your sacrifice to God, pay your vows to the Most High, 14 Sacrifice thank offerings to God, fulfill your vows to the Most High,
15 and call on me when you are in trouble; I will deliver you, and you will honor me." 15 and call upon me in the day of trouble; I will deliver you, and you will honor me."
16 But to the wicked God says: "What right do you have to proclaim my laws or take my covenant on your lips, 16 But to the wicked, God says: "What right have you to recite my laws or take my covenant on your lips?
17 when you so hate to receive instruction and fling my words behind you? 17 You hate my instruction and cast my words behind you.
18 When you see a thief, you join up with him, you throw in your lot with adulterers, 18 When you see a thief, you join with him; you throw in your lot with adulterers.
19 you give your mouth free rein for evil and harness your tongue to deceit; 19 You use your mouth for evil and harness your tongue to deceit.
20 you sit and speak against your kinsman, you slander your own mother's son. 20 You speak continually against your brother and slander your own mother's son.
21 When you do such things, should I stay silent? You may have thought I was just like you; but I will rebuke and indict you to your face. 21 These things you have done and I kept silent; you thought I was altogether like you. But I will rebuke you and accuse you to your face.
22 Consider this, you who forget God, or I will tear you to pieces, with no one to save you. 22 "Consider this, you who forget God, or I will tear you to pieces, with none to rescue:
23 "Whoever offers thanksgiving as his sacrifice honors me; and to him who goes the right way I will show the salvation of God." 23 He who sacrifices thank offerings honors me, and he prepares the way so that I may show him the salvation of God."