Psalm 76 TNIV

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

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

References for Psalms 76:1

2 His tent is in Salem,2 his dwelling place in Zion.3

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3 There he broke the flashing arrows,4 the shields and the swords, the weapons of war.a5

References for Psalms 76:3

    • a 76:3 - The Hebrew has "Selah" (a word of uncertain meaning) here and at the end of verse 9.
      4 You are resplendent with light,6 more majestic than mountains rich with game.

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      5 The valiant7 lie plundered, they sleep their last sleep;8 not one of the warriors can lift his hands.

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      6 At your rebuke,9 God of Jacob, both horse and chariot10 lie still.

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      7 It is you alone who are to be feared.11 Who can stand12 before you when you are angry?13

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      8 From heaven you pronounced judgment, and the land feared14 and was quiet--

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      9 when you, God, rose up to judge,15 to save all the afflicted16 of the land.

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      10 Surely your wrath against human beings brings you praise,17 and the survivors of your wrath are restrained.b

      References for Psalms 76:10

        • b 76:10 - Or "Surely human wrath brings you praise, / and with the remainder of wrath you arm yourself"
          11 Make vows to the LORD your God and fulfill them;18 let all the neighboring lands bring gifts19 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.