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Psalm 50:1-8 NIV

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.

References for Psalms 50:1

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.

References for Psalms 50:3

4 He summons the heavens above, and the earth, that he may judge his people:

References for Psalms 50:4

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.

      References for Psalms 50:7

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

      References for Psalms 50:8

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      • a 50:6 - With a different word division of the Hebrew; Masoretic Text "for God himself is judge"
      • b 50:6 - The Hebrew has "Selah" (a word of uncertain meaning) here.
      • c 50:21 - Or "thought the ‘I " AM"’ was"
      • d 50:23 - Probable reading of the original Hebrew text; the meaning of the Masoretic Text for this phrase is uncertain.