Psalms 75:6-7

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.

Psalms 75:6 in Other Translations

KJV
6 For promotion cometh neither from the east, nor from the west, nor from the south.
ESV
6 For not from the east or from the west and not from the wilderness comes lifting up,
NLT
6 For no one on earth—from east or west, or even from the wilderness— should raise a defiant fist.
MSG
6 He's the One from east to west; from desert to mountains, he's the One.
CSB
6 Exaltation does not come from the east, the west, or the desert,

Psalms 75:6-7 Meaning and Commentary

Psalms 75:6-7 In-Context

4 To the arrogant I say, ‘Boast no more,’ and to the wicked, ‘Do not lift up your horns.
5 Do not lift your horns against heaven; do not speak so defiantly.’ ”
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.
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.
9 As for me, I will declare this forever; I will sing praise to the God of Jacob,

Cross References 2

  • 1. S Genesis 16:5; Psalms 50:6; Psalms 58:11; Revelation 18:8
  • 2. 1 Samuel 2:7; S Job 5:11; Psalms 147:6; Ezekiel 21:26; Daniel 2:21
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