Thematic Bible

Psalm 50:1 (show verse)

God, the LORD, has spoken. He has summoned the earth from the rising of the sun to its setting place.

Psalm 50:2 (show verse)

From Zion, the perfection of beauty, God has shined forth.

Psalm 50:3 (show verse)

Our God has appeared and he has not been silent; a devouring fire blazed before him, and a mighty storm swirled around him.

Psalm 50:4 (show verse)

He summoned the heavens above and the earth below, to sit in judgment on his people.

Psalm 50:5 (show verse)

"Assemble before me, my saints, who have entered into my covenant by sacrifice."

Psalm 50:6 (show verse)

The heavens revealed his justice, for God is himself the judge. Interlude

Psalm 50:7 (show verse)

"Listen, my people, for I am making a pronouncement: Israel, I, God, your God, am testifying against you.

Psalm 50:8 (show verse)

I do not rebuke you because of your sacrifices; indeed, your burnt offerings are continuously before me.

Psalm 50:9 (show verse)

I will no longer accept a sacrificial bull from your household; nor goats from your pens.

Psalm 50:10 (show verse)

Indeed, every animal of the forest is mine, even the cattle on a thousand hills.

Psalm 50:11 (show verse)

I know all the birds in the mountains; indeed, everything that moves in the field is mine.

Psalm 50:12 (show verse)

"If I were hungry, I would not tell you; for the world is mine along with everything in it.

Psalm 50:13 (show verse)

Why should I eat the flesh of oxen or drink the blood of goats?

Psalm 50:14 (show verse)

Offer to God a thanksgiving praise; pay your vows to the Most High.

Psalm 50:15 (show verse)

Call on me in the day of distress; I will deliver you, and you will glorify me."

Psalm 50:16 (show verse)

As for the wicked, God says, "How dare you recite my statutes or speak about my covenant with your lips!

Psalm 50:17 (show verse)

You hate instruction and toss my words behind you.

Psalm 50:18 (show verse)

When you see a thief, you befriend him, and you keep company with adulterers.

Psalm 50:19 (show verse)

You give your mouth free reign for evil, and your tongue devises deceit.

Psalm 50:20 (show verse)

You sit and speak against your brother; you slander your own mother's son.

Psalm 50:21 (show verse)

These things you did, and I kept silent, because you assumed that I was like you. But now I am going to rebuke you, and I will set forth my case before your very own eyes."

Psalm 50:22 (show verse)

Consider this, you who have forgotten God Otherwise, I will tear you in pieces and there will be no deliverer:

Psalm 50:23 (show verse)

Whoever offers a sacrifice of thanksgiving glorifies me, and I will reveal the salvation of God to whomever continues in my way." To the Director: A Davidic Psalm. When the prophet Nathan came to him, after he had gone in to Bathsheba.