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Psalm 76 NIV

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

1 aGod is renowned in Judah; in Israel his name is great.

References for Psalms 76:1

    • ħ 76:1 - In Hebrew texts 76:1-12 is numbered 76:2-13.
      2 His tent is in Salem, his dwelling place in Zion.

      References for Psalms 76:2

      3 There he broke the flashing arrows, the shields and the swords, the weapons of war.b

      References for Psalms 76:3

        • Ĩ 76:3 - The Hebrew has "Selah" (a word of uncertain meaning) here and at the end of verse 9.
          4 You are radiant with light, more majestic than mountains rich with game.

          References for Psalms 76:4

          5 The valiant lie plundered, they sleep their last sleep; not one of the warriors can lift his hands.

          References for Psalms 76:5

          6 At your rebuke, God of Jacob, both horse and chariot lie still.

          References for Psalms 76:6

          7 It is you alone who are to be feared. Who can stand before you when you are angry?

          References for Psalms 76:7

          8 From heaven you pronounced judgment, and the land feared and was quiet—

          References for Psalms 76:8

          9 when you, God, rose up to judge, to save all the afflicted of the land.

          References for Psalms 76:9

          10 Surely your wrath against mankind brings you praise, and the survivors of your wrath are restrained.c

          References for Psalms 76:10

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

              References for Psalms 76:11

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

              Study tools for Psalm 76

              • a 76:1 - In Hebrew texts 76:1-12 is numbered 76:2-13.
              • b 76:3 - The Hebrew has "Selah" (a word of uncertain meaning) here and at the end of verse 9.
              • c 76:10 - Or "Surely the wrath of mankind brings you praise," / "and with the remainder of wrath you arm yourself"