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Psalms 94

Psalms 94:1  
O God, in whose hands is punishment, O God of punishment, let your shining face be seen.

Psalms 94:2  
Be lifted up, O judge of the earth; let their reward come to the men of pride.

Psalms 94:3  
How long will sinners, O Lord, how long will sinners have joy over us?

Psalms 94:4  
Words of pride come from their lips; all the workers of evil say great things of themselves.

Psalms 94:5  
Your people are crushed by them, O Lord, your heritage is troubled,

Psalms 94:6  
They put to death the widow and the guest, they take the lives of children who have no father;

Psalms 94:7  
And they say, Jah will not see it, the God of Jacob will not give thought to it.

Psalms 94:8  
Give your mind to my words, you who are without wisdom among the people; you foolish men, when will you be wise?

Psalms 94:9  
Has he by whom your ears were planted no hearing? or is he blind by whom your eyes were formed?

Psalms 94:10  
He who is the judge of the nations, will he not give men the reward of their acts, even he who gives knowledge to man?

Psalms 94:11  
The Lord has knowledge of the thoughts of man, for they are only a breath.

Psalms 94:12  
Happy is the man who is guided by you, O Jah, and to whom you give teaching out of your law;

Psalms 94:13  
So that you may give him rest from the days of evil, till a hole is made ready for the destruction of the sinners.

Psalms 94:14  
The Lord will not give up his people, or take away his support from his heritage;

Psalms 94:15  
But decisions will again be made in righteousness; and they will be kept by all whose hearts are true.

Psalms 94:16
Who will give me help against the sinners? and who will be my support against the workers of evil?

Psalms 94:17  
If the Lord had not been my helper, my soul would quickly have gone down into death.

Psalms 94:18  
If I say, My foot is slipping; your mercy, O Lord, is my support.

Psalms 94:19  
Among all my troubled thoughts, your comforts are the delight of my soul.

Psalms 94:20  
What part with you has the seat of sin, which makes evil into a law?

Psalms 94:21  
They are banded together against the soul of the upright, to give decisions against those who have done no wrong.

Psalms 94:22  
But the Lord is my safe resting-place; my God is the Rock where I am safe.

Psalms 94:23  
And he has made their evil designs come back on themselves, cutting them off in their sin; the Lord our God will put an end to them.


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