Psalm 65

O God of Our Salvation

To the choirmaster. A Psalm of David. A Song.

Praise e is due to you, 1 O God, in Zion,
and to you shall f vows be performed.
2 O you who g hear prayer,
to you h shall all flesh come.
3 When i iniquities prevail against me,
you j atone for our transgressions.
4 k Blessed is the one you choose and bring near,
to l dwell in your courts!
We shall be m satisfied with the goodness of your house,
the holiness of your temple!

5 By n awesome deeds you answer us with righteousness,
O God of our salvation,
the hope of all o the ends of the earth
and of the farthest seas;
6 the one who by his strength established the mountains,
being p girded with might;
7 who q stills the roaring of the seas,
the roaring of their waves,
r the tumult of the peoples,
8 so that those who dwell at the ends of the earth are in awe at your signs.
You make the going out of the morning and the evening to shout for joy.

9 You visit the earth and s water it; 2
you greatly enrich it;
t the river of God is full of water;
u you provide their grain,
for so you have prepared it.
10 You water its furrows abundantly,
settling its ridges,
softening it with v showers,
and blessing its growth.
11 You crown the year with your bounty;
your wagon tracks w overflow with abundance.
12 x The pastures of the wilderness overflow,
the hills y gird themselves with joy,
13 z the meadows clothe themselves with flocks,
the valleys deck themselves with grain,
they a shout and sing together for joy.

  1. Cross References
    Psalms 62:1
    For God alone my soul waits in silence; from him comes my salvation.
  2. Cross References
    Psalms 50:14
    Offer to God a sacrifice of thanksgiving, and perform your vows to the Most High.
  3. Cross References
    2 Kings 19:20
    Then Isaiah the son of Amoz sent to Hezekiah, saying, "Thus says the Lord, the God of Israel: Your prayer to me about Sennacherib king of Assyria I have heard.
  4. Cross References
    Psalms 86:9
    All the nations you have made shall come and worship before you, O Lord, and shall glorify your name.
  5. Cross References
    Psalms 38:4
    For my iniquities have gone over my head; like a heavy burden, they are too heavy for me.
  6. Cross References
    Psalms 79:9
    Help us, O God of our salvation, for the glory of your name; deliver us, and atone for our sins, for your name's sake!
    Isaiah 6:7
    And he touched my mouth and said: "Behold, this has touched your lips; your guilt is taken away, and your sin atoned for.
    Psalms 51:2
    Wash me thoroughly from my iniquity, and cleanse me from my sin!
  7. Cross References
    Psalms 33:12
    Blessed is the nation whose God is the Lord, the people whom he has chosen as his heritage!
  8. Cross References
    Psalms 84:4
    Blessed are those who dwell in your house, ever singing your praise! Selah
    Psalms 27:4
    One thing have I asked of the Lord, that will I seek after: that I may dwell in the house of the Lord all the days of my life, to gaze upon the beauty of the Lord and to inquire in his temple.
  9. Cross References
    Psalms 16:11
    You make known to me the path of life; in your presence there is fullness of joy; at your right hand are pleasures forevermore.
  10. Cross References
    Psalms 45:4
    In your majesty ride out victoriously for the cause of truth and meekness and righteousness; let your right hand teach you awesome deeds!
    Psalms 106:22
    Wondrous works in the land of Ham, and awesome deeds by the Red Sea.
    Deuteronomy 10:21
    He is your praise. He is your God, who has done for you these great and terrifying things that your eyes have seen.
    2 Samuel 7:23
    And who is like your people Israel, the one nation on earth whom God went to redeem to be his people, making himself a name and doing for them great and awesome things by driving out before your people, whom you redeemed for yourself from Egypt, a nation and its gods?
    Revelation 15:3
    And they sing the song of Moses, the servant of God, and the song of the Lamb, saying, "Great and amazing are your deeds, O Lord God the Almighty! Just and true are your ways, O King of the nations!
  11. Cross References
    Psalms 22:27
    All the ends of the earth shall remember and turn to the Lord, and all the families of the nations shall worship before you.
  12. Cross References
    Psalms 93:1
    The Lord reigns; he is robed in majesty; the Lord is robed; he has put on strength as his belt. Yes, the world is established; it shall never be moved.
  13. Cross References
    Psalms 89:9
    You rule the raging of the sea; when its waves rise, you still them.
    Psalms 93:3 - 4
    The floods have lifted up, O Lord, the floods have lifted up their voice; the floods lift up their roaring.
    Psalms 107:29
    He made the storm be still, and the waves of the sea were hushed.
    Matthew 8:26
    And he said to them, "Why are you afraid, O you of little faith?" Then he rose and rebuked the winds and the sea, and there was a great calm.
    Jeremiah 5:22
    Do you not fear me? declares the Lord. Do you not tremble before me? I placed the sand as the boundary for the sea, a perpetual barrier that it cannot pass; though the waves toss, they cannot prevail; though they roar, they cannot pass over it.
  14. Cross References
    Psalms 74:23
    Do not forget the clamor of your foes, the uproar of those who rise against you, which goes up continually!
    Isaiah 17:12 - 13
    Ah, the thunder of many peoples; they thunder like the thundering of the sea! Ah, the roar of nations; they roar like the roaring of mighty waters!
  15. Cross References
    Psalms 68:9
    Rain in abundance, O God, you shed abroad; you restored your inheritance as it languished.
    Psalms 72:6
    May he be like rain that falls on the mown grass, like showers that water the earth!
    Leviticus 26:4
    Then I will give you your rains in their season, and the land shall yield its increase, and the trees of the field shall yield their fruit.
    Job 5:10
    He gives rain on the earth and sends waters on the fields.
  16. Cross References
    Psalms 46:4
    There is a river whose streams make glad the city of God, the holy habitation of the Most High.
  17. Cross References
    Psalms 147:14
    He makes peace in your borders; he fills you with the finest of the wheat.
  18. Cross References
    Deuteronomy 32:2
    May my teaching drop as the rain, my speech distill as the dew, like gentle rain upon the tender grass, and like showers upon the herb.
  19. Cross References
    Job 36:28
    Which the skies pour down and drop on mankind abundantly.
  20. Cross References
    Joel 2:22
    Fear not, you beasts of the field, for the pastures of the wilderness are green; the tree bears its fruit; the fig tree and vine give their full yield.
    Job 38:26 - 27
    To bring rain on a land where no man is, on the desert in which there is no man.
  21. Cross References
    Isaiah 55:12
    For you shall go out in joy and be led forth in peace; the mountains and the hills before you shall break forth into singing, and all the trees of the field shall clap their hands.
  22. Cross References
    Isaiah 30:23
    And he will give rain for the seed with which you sow the ground, and bread, the produce of the ground, which will be rich and plenteous. In that day your livestock will graze in large pastures.
  23. Cross References
    Psalms 98:8
    Let the rivers clap their hands; let the hills sing for joy together
    Isaiah 44:23
    Sing, O heavens, for the Lord has done it; shout, O depths of the earth; break forth into singing, O mountains, O forest, and every tree in it! For the Lord has redeemed Jacob, and will be glorified in Israel.
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