Psalm 94

The LORD is the judge of the earth.

 


 

THE LORD IS THE JUDGE OF THE EARTH

 

VERSE 1. LORD, you God to whom vengeance belongs, you God to whom vengeance belongs, shine out.

God to whom vengeance belongs. Vengeance belongs to the LORD God.

 

VERSE 2. Rise up, you judge of the earth. Pay back the proud what they deserve.

judge of the earth. The LORD God alone is the Judge of the earth.

 

VERSE 3. LORD, how long will the wicked, how long will the wicked triumph?

how long. These words express waiting and hope.

And complaining.

 

VERSE 4. They pour out arrogant words. All the evildoers boast.

 

VERSE 5. They break your people in pieces, LORD, and afflict your heritage.

 

VERSE 6. They kill the widow and the alien, and murder the fatherless.

 

VERSE 7. They say, “The LORD will not see, neither will Jacob’s God consider.”

The LORD will not see. Many people think this. It is a common delusion.

 

VERSE 8. Consider, you senseless among the people; you fools, when will you be wise?

you senseless among the people. Wicked people are not wise.

 

VERSE 9. He who implanted the ear, won’t he hear? He who formed the eye, won’t he see

 

VERSE 10. He who disciplines the nations, won’t he punish? He who teaches man knows.

 

VERSE 11. The LORD knows the thoughts of man, that they are futile.

 

VERSE 12. Blessed is the man whom you discipline, LORD, and teach out of your Torah;

the man whom you discipline. We are to consider it pure joy when we face any kind of suffering or temptation, difficulty or trial. This is not natural for most of us. Read more »

 

VERSE 13. that you may give him rest from the days of adversity, until the pit is dug for the wicked.

 

VERSE 14. For the LORD won’t reject his people, neither will he forsake his inheritance.

 

VERSE 15. For judgment will return to righteousness. All the upright in heart shall follow it.

 

VERSE 16. Who will rise up for me against the wicked? Who will stand up for me against the evildoers?

 

VERSE 17. Unless the LORD had been my help, my soul would have soon lived in silence.

Unless the LORD had been my help. The author’s only consolation was the LORD God.

 

VERSE 18. When I said, “My foot is slipping!” Your loving kindness, LORD, held me up.

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VERSE 19. In the multitude of my thoughts within me, your comforts delight my soul.

This verse is fantastic! Would you consider memorizing it? More great verses to memorize from the Psalms and from the entire Bible.

in the multitude of my thoughts within me. That is, “when cares increase within me” (NAB translation).

your comforts delight my soul. Comfort from God gives us joy.

 

VERSE 20. Shall the throne of wickedness have fellowship with you, which brings about mischief by statute?

NLT translation: “Can unjust leaders claim that God is on their side—leaders whose decrees permit injustice?”

 

VERSE 21. They gather themselves together against the soul of the righteous, and condemn the innocent blood.

 

VERSE 22. But the LORD has been my high tower, my God, the rock of my refuge.

 

VERSE 23. He has brought on them their own iniquity, and will cut them off in their own wickedness. The LORD, our God, will cut them off.

 


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