Psalm 50
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1A Psalm of Asaph. The mighty God, even the LORD, hath spoken, and called the earth from the rising of the sun unto the going down thereof.1A Psalm of Asaph. The Mighty One, God the LORD, speaks and summons the earth from where the sun rises to where it sets.
2Out of Zion, the perfection of beauty, God hath shined.2From Zion, perfect in beauty, God shines forth.
3Our God shall come, and shall not keep silence: a fire shall devour before him, and it shall be very tempestuous round about him.3Our God approaches and will not be silent! Consuming fire precedes Him, and a tempest rages around Him.
4He shall call to the heavens from above, and to the earth, that he may judge his people.4He summons the heavens above, and the earth, that He may judge His people:
5Gather my saints together unto me; those that have made a covenant with me by sacrifice.5“Gather to Me My saints, who made a covenant with Me by sacrifice.”
6And the heavens shall declare his righteousness: for God is judge himself. Selah.6And the heavens proclaim His righteousness, for God Himself is Judge. Selah
7Hear, O my people, and I will speak; O Israel, and I will testify against thee: I am God, even thy God.7“Hear, O My people, and I will speak, O Israel, and I will testify against you: I am God, your God.
8I will not reprove thee for thy sacrifices or thy burnt offerings, to have been continually before me.8I do not rebuke you for your sacrifices, and your burnt offerings are ever before Me.
9I will take no bullock out of thy house, nor he goats out of thy folds.9I have no need for a bull from your stall or goats from your pens,
10For every beast of the forest is mine, and the cattle upon a thousand hills.10for every beast of the forest is Mine—the cattle on a thousand hills.
11I know all the fowls of the mountains: and the wild beasts of the field are mine.11I know every bird in the mountains, and the creatures of the field are Mine.
12If I were hungry, I would not tell thee: for the world is mine, and the fulness thereof.12If I were hungry, I would not tell you, for the world is Mine, and the fullness thereof.
13Will I eat the flesh of bulls, or drink the blood of goats?13Do I eat the flesh of bulls, or drink the blood of goats?
14Offer unto God thanksgiving; and pay thy vows unto the most High:14Sacrifice a thank offering to God, and fulfill your vows to the Most High.
15And call upon me in the day of trouble: I will deliver thee, and thou shalt glorify me.15Call upon Me in the day of trouble; I will deliver you, and you will honor Me.”
16But unto the wicked God saith, What hast thou to do to declare my statutes, or that thou shouldest take my covenant in thy mouth?16To the wicked, however, God says, “What right have you to recite My statutes and to bear My covenant on your lips?
17Seeing thou hatest instruction, and castest my words behind thee.17For you hate My instruction and cast My words behind you.
18When thou sawest a thief, then thou consentedst with him, and hast been partaker with adulterers.18When you see a thief, you befriend him, and throw in your lot with adulterers.
19Thou givest thy mouth to evil, and thy tongue frameth deceit.19You unleash your mouth for evil and unharness your tongue for deceit.
20Thou sittest and speakest against thy brother; thou slanderest thine own mother's son.20You sit and malign your brother; you slander your own mother’s son.
21These things hast thou done, and I kept silence; thou thoughtest that I was altogether such an one as thyself: but I will reprove thee, and set them in order before thine eyes.21You have done these things, and I kept silent; you thought I was just like you. But now I rebuke you and accuse you to your face.
22Now consider this, ye that forget God, lest I tear you in pieces, and there be none to deliver.22Now consider this, you who forget God, lest I tear you to pieces, with no one to rescue you:
23Whoso offereth praise glorifieth me: and to him that ordereth his conversation aright will I shew the salvation of God.23He who sacrifices a thank offering honors Me, and to him who rights his way, I will show the salvation of God.”
King James Bible, text courtesy of Berean Bible (Berean Study Bible (BSB) © 2016, 2018 by Bible Hub and Berean.Bible. Used by Permission. All rights Reserved.
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