Psalm 75
NASB 1995 Par ▾ 
God Abases the Proud, but Exalts the Righteous.

For the choir director; set to Al-tashheth. A Psalm of Asaph, a Song.

1We give thanks to You, O God, we give thanks,
            For Your name is near;
            Men declare Your wondrous works.

      2“When I select an appointed time,
            It is I who judge with equity.

      3“The earth and all who dwell in it melt;
            It is I who have firmly set its pillars.


      4“I said to the boastful, ‘Do not boast,’
            And to the wicked, ‘Do not lift up the horn;

      5Do not lift up your horn on high,
            Do not speak with insolent pride.’”

      6For not from the east, nor from the west,
            Nor from the desert comes exaltation;

      7But God is the Judge;
            He puts down one and exalts another.

      8For a cup is in the hand of the LORD, and the wine foams;
            It is well mixed, and He pours out of this;
            Surely all the wicked of the earth must drain and drink down its dregs.

      9But as for me, I will declare it forever;
            I will sing praises to the God of Jacob.

      10And all the horns of the wicked He will cut off,
            But the horns of the righteous will be lifted up.

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