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Psalm 94 :: New Living Translation (NLT)

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Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 94:1 - O LORD, the God of vengeance,
O God of vengeance, let your glorious justice shine forth!
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 94:2 - Arise, O judge of the earth.
Give the proud what they deserve.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 94:3 - How long, O LORD?
How long will the wicked be allowed to gloat?
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 94:4 - How long will they speak with arrogance?
How long will these evil people boast?
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 94:5 - They crush your people, LORD,
hurting those you claim as your own.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 94:6 - They kill widows and foreigners
and murder orphans.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 94:7 - “The LORD isn’t looking,” they say,
“and besides, the God of Israel[fn] doesn’t care.”
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 94:8 - Think again, you fools!
When will you finally catch on?
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 94:9 - Is he deaf—the one who made your ears?
Is he blind—the one who formed your eyes?
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 94:10 - He punishes the nations—won’t he also punish you?
He knows everything—doesn’t he also know what you are doing?
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 94:11 - The LORD knows people’s thoughts;
he knows they are worthless!
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 94:12 - Joyful are those you discipline, LORD,
those you teach with your instructions.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 94:13 - You give them relief from troubled times
until a pit is dug to capture the wicked.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 94:14 - The LORD will not reject his people;
he will not abandon his special possession.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 94:15 - Judgment will again be founded on justice,
and those with virtuous hearts will pursue it.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 94:16 - Who will protect me from the wicked?
Who will stand up for me against evildoers?
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 94:17 - Unless the LORD had helped me,
I would soon have settled in the silence of the grave.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 94:18 - I cried out, “I am slipping!”
but your unfailing love, O LORD, supported me.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 94:19 - When doubts filled my mind,
your comfort gave me renewed hope and cheer.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 94:20 - Can unjust leaders claim that God is on their side—
leaders whose decrees permit injustice?
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 94:21 - They gang up against the righteous
and condemn the innocent to death.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 94:22 - But the LORD is my fortress;
my God is the mighty rock where I hide.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 94:23 - God will turn the sins of evil people back on them.
He will destroy them for their sins.
The LORD our God will destroy them.
NLT Footnotes
Hebrew of Jacob. See note on 44:4.

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