A psalm of Asaph.

1 The Mighty One, God, the LORD, speaks and summons the earth from the rising of the sun to where it sets.

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2 From Zion, perfect in beauty, God shines forth.

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3 Our God comes and will not be silent; a fire devours before him, and around him a tempest rages.
4 He summons the heavens above, and the earth, that he may judge his people:
5 “Gather to me this consecrated people, who made a covenant with me by sacrifice.”

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6 And the heavens proclaim his righteousness, for he is a God of justice.ab

References for Psalms 50:6

    • Ú 50:6 - With a different word division of the Hebrew; Masoretic Text "for God himself is judge"
    • Û 50:6 - The Hebrew has "Selah" (a word of uncertain meaning) here.
      7 “Listen, my people, and I will speak; I will testify against you, Israel: I am God, your God.

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      8 I bring no charges against you concerning your sacrifices or concerning your burnt offerings, which are ever before me.

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      9 I have no need of a bull from your stall or of goats from your pens,

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      10 for every animal of the forest is mine, and the cattle on a thousand hills.

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