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Psalm 76 :: New International Version (NIV)

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Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 76:1 - [fn]For the director of music. With stringed instruments. A psalm of Asaph. A song. God is renowned in Judah; in Israel his name is great.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 76:2 - His tent is in Salem, his dwelling place in Zion.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 76:3 - There he broke the flashing arrows, the shields and the swords, the weapons of war.[fn]
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 76:4 - You are radiant with light, more majestic than mountains rich with game.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 76:5 - The valiant lie plundered, they sleep their last sleep; not one of the warriors can lift his hands.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 76:6 - At your rebuke, God of Jacob, both horse and chariot lie still.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 76:7 - It is you alone who are to be feared. Who can stand before you when you are angry?
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 76:8 - From heaven you pronounced judgment, and the land feared and was quiet—
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 76:9 - when you, God, rose up to judge, to save all the afflicted of the land.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 76:10 - Surely your wrath against mankind brings you praise, and the survivors of your wrath are restrained.[fn]
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 76:11 - Make vows to the LORD your God and fulfill them; let all the neighboring lands bring gifts to the One to be feared.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 76:12 - He breaks the spirit of rulers; he is feared by the kings of the earth.
NIV Footnotes
In Hebrew texts 76:1-12 is numbered 76:2-13.
The Hebrew has Selah (a word of uncertain meaning) here and at the end of verse 9.
Or Surely the wrath of mankind brings you praise, / and with the remainder of wrath you arm yourself

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