Psalm 75

God Will Judge with Equity

To the choirmaster: according to Do Not Destroy. A Psalm of Asaph. A Song.

We give thanks to you, O God;
we give thanks, for your name is n near.
We 1 recount your wondrous deeds.

2 "At o the set time that I appoint
I will judge p with equity.
3 When the earth q totters, and all its inhabitants,
it is I who keep steady its r pillars. Selah
4 I say to the boastful, 'Do not boast,'
and to the wicked, s 'Do not lift up your horn;
5 do not lift up your horn on high,
or speak with haughty neck.'"

6 For not from the east or from the west
and not from the wilderness comes t lifting up,
7 but it is u God who executes judgment,
v putting down one and lifting up another.
8 w For in the hand of the Lord there is x a cup
with foaming wine, y well mixed,
and he pours out from it,
and all the wicked of the earth
shall z drain it down to the dregs.

9 But I will declare it forever;
I will sing praises to the God of Jacob.
10 a All the horns of the wicked I will cut off,
b but the horns of the righteous shall be lifted up.

  1. Cross References
    Psalms 57:1
    Be merciful to me, O God, be merciful to me, for in you my soul takes refuge; in the shadow of your wings I will take refuge, till the storms of destruction pass by.
  2. Cross References
    Psalms 50:1
    The Mighty One, God the Lord, speaks and summons the earth from the rising of the sun to its setting.
  3. Cross References
    Psalms 145:18
    The Lord is near to all who call on him, to all who call on him in truth.
  4. Cross References
    Daniel 8:19
    He said, "Behold, I will make known to you what shall be at the latter end of the indignation, for it refers to the appointed time of the end.
    Habakkuk 2:3
    For still the vision awaits its appointed time; it hastens to the end - it will not lie. If it seems slow, wait for it; it will surely come; it will not delay.
    Psalms 102:13
    You will arise and have pity on Zion; it is the time to favor her; the appointed time has come.
  5. Cross References
    Psalms 17:2
    From your presence let my vindication come! Let your eyes behold the right!
  6. Cross References
    Isaiah 24:19
    The earth is utterly broken, the earth is split apart, the earth is violently shaken.
  7. Cross References
    1 Samuel 2:8
    He raises up the poor from the dust; he lifts the needy from the ash heap to make them sit with princes and inherit a seat of honor. For the pillars of the earth are the Lord 's, and on them he has set the world.
  8. Cross References
    Psalms 75:10
    All the horns of the wicked I will cut off, but the horns of the righteous shall be lifted up.
    Zechariah 1:21
    And I said, "What are these coming to do?" He said, "These are the horns that scattered Judah, so that no one raised his head. And these have come to terrify them, to cast down the horns of the nations who lifted up their horns against the land of Judah to scatter it.
  9. Cross References
    Psalms 3:3
    But you, O Lord, are a shield about me, my glory, and the lifter of my head.
  10. Cross References
    Psalms 50:6
    The heavens declare his righteousness, for God himself is judge! Selah
  11. Cross References
    1 Samuel 2:7
    The Lord makes poor and makes rich; he brings low and he exalts.
    Daniel 2:21
    He changes times and seasons; he removes kings and sets up kings; he gives wisdom to the wise and knowledge to those who have understanding.
  12. Cross References
    Job 21:20
    Let their own eyes see their destruction, and let them drink of the wrath of the Almighty.
  13. Cross References
    Psalms 11:6
    Let him rain coals on the wicked; fire and sulfur and a scorching wind shall be the portion of their cup.
  14. Cross References
    Proverbs 23:30
    Those who tarry long over wine; those who go to try mixed wine.
  15. Cross References
    Psalms 73:10
    Therefore his people turn back to them, and find no fault in them.
  16. Cross References
    Jeremiah 48:25
    The horn of Moab is cut off, and his arm is broken, declares the Lord.
  17. Cross References
    Psalms 75:4
    I say to the boastful, 'Do not boast,' and to the wicked, 'Do not lift up your horn.
    Psalms 89:17
    For you are the glory of their strength; by your favor our horn is exalted.
    Psalms 112:9
    He has distributed freely; he has given to the poor; his righteousness endures forever; his horn is exalted in honor.
    1 Samuel 2:1
    And Hannah prayed and said, "My heart exults in the Lord ; my strength is exalted in the Lord. My mouth derides my enemies, because I rejoice in your salvation.
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