Psalms 94 Notes, Meaning, and Commentary

Psalms 94


Psalms 94:1

O Jehovah, thou God to whom vengeance belongeth, Thou God to whom vengeance belongeth, shine forth.

Psalms 94:2

Lift up thyself, thou judge of the earth: Render to the proud [their] desert.

Psalms 94:3

Jehovah, how long shall the wicked, How long shall the wicked triumph?

Psalms 94:4

They prate, they speak arrogantly: All the workers of iniquity boast themselves.

Psalms 94:5

They break in pieces thy people, O Jehovah, And afflict thy heritage.

Psalms 94:6

They slay the widow and the sojourner, And murder the fatherless.

Psalms 94:7

And they say, Jehovah will not see, Neither will the God of Jacob consider.

Psalms 94:8

Consider, ye brutish among the people; And ye fools, when will ye be wise?

Psalms 94:9

He that planted the ear, shall he not hear? He that formed the eye, shall he not see?

Psalms 94:10

He that chastiseth the nations, shall not he correct, [Even] he that teacheth man knowledge?

Psalms 94:11

Jehovah knoweth the thoughts of man, That they are vanity.

Psalms 94:12

Blessed is the man whom thou chastenest, O Jehovah, And teachest out of thy law;

Psalms 94:13

That thou mayest give him rest from the days of adversity, Until the pit be digged for the wicked.

Psalms 94:14

For Jehovah will not cast off his people, Neither will he forsake his inheritance.

Psalms 94:15

For judgment shall return unto righteousness; And all the upright in heart shall follow it.

Psalms 94:16

Who will rise up for me against the evil-doers? Who will stand up for me against the workers of iniquity?

Psalms 94:17

Unless Jehovah had been my help, My soul had soon dwelt in silence.

Psalms 94:18

When I said, My foot slippeth; Thy lovingkindness, O Jehovah, held me up.

Psalms 94:19

In the multitude of my thoughts within me Thy comforts delight my soul.

Psalms 94:20

Shall the throne of wickedness have fellowship with thee, Which frameth mischief by statute?

Psalms 94:21

They gather themselves together against the soul of the righteous, And condemn the innocent blood.

Psalms 94:22

But Jehovah hath been my high tower, And my God the rock of my refuge.

Psalms 94:23

And he hath brought upon them their own iniquity, And will cut them off in their own wickedness; Jehovah our God will cut them off.

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