Psalm 76 NIV

For the director of music. With stringed instruments. A psalm of Asaph. A song.

1 In Judah God is known; his name is great1 in Israel.

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2 His tent is in Salem,2 his dwelling place in Zion.3

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3 There he broke the flashing arrows,4 the shields and the swords, the weapons of war.5 "Selah"

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4 You are resplendent with light,6 more majestic than mountains rich with game.

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5 Valiant men7 lie plundered, they sleep their last sleep;8 not one of the warriors can lift his hands.

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6 At your rebuke,9 O God of Jacob, both horse and chariot10 lie still.

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7 You alone are to be feared.11 Who can stand12 before you when you are angry?13

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8 From heaven you pronounced judgment, and the land feared14 and was quiet--

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9 when you, O God, rose up to judge,15 to save all the afflicted16 of the land. "Selah"

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10 Surely your wrath against men brings you praise,17 and the survivors of your wrath are restrained.a

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    • a 76:10 - Or "Surely the wrath of men brings you praise, / and with the remainder of wrath you arm yourself"
      11 Make vows to the LORD your God and fulfill them;18 let all the neighboring lands bring gifts19 to the One to be feared.

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      12 He breaks the spirit of rulers; he is feared by the kings of the earth.