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Psalm 76 :: New Living Translation (NLT)

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Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 76:1 - For the choir director: A psalm of Asaph. A song to be accompanied by stringed instruments.

God is honored in Judah;
his name is great in Israel.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 76:2 - Jerusalem[fn] is where he lives;
Mount Zion is his home.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 76:3 - There he has broken the fiery arrows of the enemy,
the shields and swords and weapons of war.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 76:4 - You are glorious and more majestic
than the everlasting mountains.[fn]
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 76:5 - Our boldest enemies have been plundered.
They lie before us in the sleep of death.
No warrior could lift a hand against us.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 76:6 - At the blast of your breath, O God of Jacob,
their horses and chariots lay still.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 76:7 - No wonder you are greatly feared!
Who can stand before you when your anger explodes?
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 76:8 - From heaven you sentenced your enemies;
the earth trembled and stood silent before you.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 76:9 - You stand up to judge those who do evil, O God,
and to rescue the oppressed of the earth.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 76:10 - Human defiance only enhances your glory,
for you use it as a weapon.[fn]
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 76:11 - Make vows to the LORD your God, and keep them.
Let everyone bring tribute to the Awesome One.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 76:12 - For he breaks the pride of princes,
and the kings of the earth fear him.
NLT Footnotes
Hebrew Salem, another name for Jerusalem.
As in Greek version; Hebrew reads than mountains filled with beasts of prey.
The meaning of the Hebrew is uncertain.

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