God Abases the Proud, but Exalts the Righteous.

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.
“When I select an (D)appointed time,
It is I who (E)judge with equity.
“The (F)earth and all who dwell in it (b)melt;
It is I who have firmly set its (G)pillars. (c)Selah.
“I said to the boastful, ‘Do not boast,’
And to the wicked, ‘(H)Do not lift up the horn;
Do not lift up your horn on high,
(I)Do not speak with insolent (d)pride.’”
For not from the east, nor from the west,
Nor from the (e)(J)desert comes exaltation;
But (K)God is the Judge;
He (L)puts down one and exalts another.
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.
But as for me, I will (P)declare it forever;
I will sing praises to the God of Jacob.
And all the (Q)horns of the wicked (g)He will cut off,
But (R)the horns of the righteous will be lifted up.


a. Psalm 75:1: ['Lit ', Do Not Destroy]
b. Psalm 75:3: ['Or ', totter]
c. Psalm 75:3: [Selah, ' may mean: ', Pause, Crescendo, ' or ', Musical interlude]
d. Psalm 75:5: ['Lit ', neck]
e. Psalm 75:6: ['Or ', mountainous desert]
f. Psalm 75:8: ['Lit ', full of mixture]
g. Psalm 75:10: ['Heb ', I]

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