Psalm 75 TNIV

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

1 We praise you, God, we praise you, for your Name is near;1 people tell of your wonderful deeds.2

References for Psalms 75:1

2 You say, "I choose the appointed time;3 it is I who judge with equity.4

References for Psalms 75:2

3 When the earth and all its people quake,5 it is I who hold its pillars6 firm.a

References for Psalms 75:3

    • a 75:3 - The Hebrew has "Selah" (a word of uncertain meaning) here.
      4 To the arrogant7 I say, 'Boast no more,'8 and to the wicked, 'Do not lift up your horns.b9

      References for Psalms 75:4

        • b 75:4 - "Horns" here symbolize strength; also in verses 5 and 10.
          5 Do not lift your horns against heaven; do not speak with outstretched neck.10' "

          References for Psalms 75:5

          6 No one from the east or the west or from the desert can exalt themselves.
          7 It is God who judges:11 He brings one down, he exalts another.12

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          8 In the hand of the LORD is a cup full of foaming wine mixed13 with spices; he pours it out, and all the wicked of the earth drink it down to its very dregs.14

          References for Psalms 75:8

          9 As for me, I will declare15 this forever; I will sing16 praise to the God of Jacob,17

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          10 who says, "I will cut off the horns of all the wicked, but the horns of the righteous will be lifted up."18

          References for Psalms 75:10