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Psalm 50 :: Christian Standard Bible (CSB)

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God as Judge

A psalm of Asaph.

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The Mighty One, God,[fn] the LORD, speaks;

he summons the earth

from the rising of the sun to its setting.

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From Zion, the perfection of beauty,

God appears in radiance.[fn]

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Our God is coming; he will not be silent!

Devouring fire precedes him,

and a storm rages around him.

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On high, he summons heaven and earth

in order to judge his people:

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“Gather my faithful ones to me,

those who made a covenant with me by sacrifice.”

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The heavens proclaim his righteousness,

for God is the Judge.Selah

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“Listen, my people, and I will speak;

I will testify against you, Israel.

I am God, your God.

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“I do not rebuke you for your sacrifices

or for your burnt offerings,

which are continually before me.

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“I will not take a bull from your household

or male goats from your pens,

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“for every animal of the forest is mine,

the cattle on a thousand hills.

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“I know every bird of the mountains,

and the creatures of the field are mine.

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“If I were hungry, I would not tell you,

for the world and everything in it is mine.

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“Do I eat the flesh of bulls

or drink the blood of goats?

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“Offer a thanksgiving sacrifice to God,

and pay your vows to the Most High.

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“Call on me in a day of trouble;

I will rescue you, and you will honor me.”

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But God says to the wicked:

“What right do you have to recite my statutes

and to take my covenant on your lips?

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“You hate instruction

and fling my words behind you.

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“When you see a thief,

you make friends with him,

and you associate with adulterers.

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“You unleash your mouth for evil

and harness your tongue for deceit.

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“You sit, maligning your brother,

slandering your mother’s son.

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“You have done these things, and I kept silent;

you thought I was just like you.

But I will rebuke you

and lay out the case before you.[fn]

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“Understand this, you who forget God,

or I will tear you apart,

and there will be no one to rescue you.

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“Whoever offers a thanksgiving sacrifice honors me,

and whoever orders his conduct,

I will show him the salvation of God.”

CSB Footnotes
Or The God of gods
Or God shines forth
Lit lay it out before your eyes

Christian Standard Bible®, Copyright © 2017, 2020 by Holman Bible Publishers.

Additional information is provided here.

For more information on this translation, see the CSB Preface.

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