God Judges The Wicked

1 Unto thee, O God, do we give thanks, unto thee do we give thanks, for that thy name is near, thy wondrous works declare.

1 For the choir director; set to (a)Al-tashheth. A Psalm of Asaph, a Song.We (A)give thanks to You, O God, we give thanks,For Your name is (B)near;Men declare (C)Your wondrous works.

1 {To the chief Musician, Altaschith, A Psalm or Song of Asaph.} Unto thee, O God, do we give thanks, unto thee do we give thanks: for that thy name is near thy wondrous works declare.

1 For the choir director: “Do Not Destroy.”(a) A psalm of Asaph.(A) A song.We give thanks to You, God;we give thanks to You, for Your name is near.People tell about Your wonderful works.(B)

1 We praise you, God! We praise you your presence draws near as we declare your wonderful deeds.

2 When I shall receive the congregation, I will judge uprightly.

2 “When I select an (D)appointed time,It is I who (E)judge with equity.

2 When I shall receive the congregation I will judge uprightly.

2 “When I choose a time,I will judge fairly.(C)

2 "At the time that I choose I will judge the righteous.

3 The earth and all its inhabitants are dissolved; I bore up the pillars of it. Selah.

3 “The (F)earth and all who dwell in it (b)melt;It is I who have firmly set its (G)pillars. (c)Selah.

3 The earth and all the inhabitants thereof are dissolved: I bear up the pillars of it. Selah.

3 When the earth and all its inhabitants shake,I am the One who steadies its pillars.(D)Selah

3 While the earth and all its inhabitants melt away, it is I who keep its pillars firm." Interlude

4 I said unto the fools, Do not deal foolishly and to the wicked, Do not lift up the horn:

4 “I said to the boastful, ‘Do not boast,’And to the wicked, ‘(H)Do not lift up the horn;

4 I said unto the fools, Deal not foolishly: and to the wicked, Lift not up the horn:

4 I say to the boastful, ‘Do not boast,’and to the wicked, ‘Do not lift up your horn.(E)

4 I will say to the proud, "Don't brag," and to the wicked, "Don't vaunt your strength.

5 Do not lift up your horn on high; speak not with a stiff neck.

5 Do not lift up your horn on high,(I)Do not speak with insolent (d)pride.’”

5 Lift not up your horn on high: speak not with a stiff neck.

5 Do not lift up your horn against heavenor speak arrogantly.’”(F)

5 Don't use your strength to fight heaven or speak from stubborn arrogance."

6 For promotion comes neither from the east, nor from the west, nor from the desert.

6 For not from the east, nor from the west,Nor from the (e)(J)desert comes exaltation;

6 For promotion cometh neither from the east, nor from the west, nor from the south.

6 Exaltation does not comefrom the east, the west, or the desert,

6 For exaltation comes not from the east, the west, or the wilderness,

7 But God is the judge; he puts down one and sets up another.

7 But (K)God is the Judge;He (L)puts down one and exalts another.

7 But God is the judge: he putteth down one, and setteth up another.

7 for God is the Judge:He brings down one and exalts another.(G)

7 since God is the judge. This one he will debase or that one he will exalt.

8 For the cup is in the hand of the LORD, and the wine is red; it is full of mixture; and he pours out of the same; yea, the dregs thereof, shall wring out and swallow up all the wicked of the earth.

8 For a (M)cup is in the hand of the Lord, and the wine foams;It is (f)(N)well mixed, and He pours out of this;Surely all the wicked of the earth must drain and (O)drink down its dregs.

8 For in the hand of the LORD there is a cup, and the wine is red; it is full of mixture; and he poureth out of the same: but the dregs thereof, all the wicked of the earth shall wring them out, and drink them.

8 For there is a cup in the Lord’s hand,full of wine blended with spices, and He pours from it.All the wicked of the earth will drink,draining it to the dregs.(H)

8 For there is a cup in the hand of the LORD, foaming with well-mixed wine that he will pour out, leaving only the dregs, from which all the wicked of the earth will drink.

9 But I will declare for ever; I will sing praises to the God of Jacob.

9 But as for me, I will (P)declare it forever;I will sing praises to the God of Jacob.

9 But I will declare for ever; I will sing praises to the God of Jacob.

9 As for me, I will tell about Him forever;I will sing praise to the God of Jacob.(I)

9 But as for me, I will declare forever, singing praise to the God of Jacob.

10 And I will cut off all the horns of the wicked, but the horns of the righteous shall be exalted.

10 And all the (Q)horns of the wicked (g)He will cut off,But (R)the horns of the righteous will be lifted up.

10 All the horns of the wicked also will I cut off; but the horns of the righteous shall be exalted.

10 “I will cut off all the horns of the wicked,(J)but the horns of the righteous will be lifted up.”(K)

10 I will cut down the strength of the wicked, but the strength of the righteous will be lifted up. To the Director: With stringed instruments. A psalm of Asaph. A song.

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