Psalm 75:1-9 NIV

For the director of music. To the tune of “Do Not Destroy.” A psalm of Asaph. A song.

1 aWe praise you, God, we praise you, for your Name is near; people tell of your wonderful deeds.

References for Psalms 75:1

    • Ĥ 75:1 - In Hebrew texts 75:1-10 is numbered 75:2-11.
      2 You say, “I choose the appointed time; it is I who judge with equity.

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      3 When the earth and all its people quake, it is I who hold its pillars firm.b

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        • ĥ 75:3 - The Hebrew has "Selah" (a word of uncertain meaning) here.
          4 To the arrogant I say, ‘Boast no more,’ and to the wicked, ‘Do not lift up your horns.c

          References for Psalms 75:4

            • Ħ 75:4 - "Horns" here symbolize strength; also in verses 5 and 10.
              5 Do not lift your horns against heaven; do not speak so defiantly.’ ”

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              6 No one from the east or the west or from the desert can exalt themselves.
              7 It is God who judges: He brings one down, he exalts another.

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              8 In the hand of the LORD is a cup full of foaming wine mixed with spices; he pours it out, and all the wicked of the earth drink it down to its very dregs.

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              9 As for me, I will declare this forever; I will sing praise to the God of Jacob,

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