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Psalms 50

Book of Psalms - Chapter 50

Psalms 50:1

The Mighty One, God, the LORD, speaks, and calls the earth from sunrise to sunset.

Psalms 50:2

Out of Zion, the perfection of beauty, God shines forth.

Psalms 50:3

Our God comes, and does not keep silent. A fire devours before him. It is very stormy around him.

Psalms 50:4

He calls to the heavens above, to the earth, that he may judge his people:

Psalms 50:5

"Gather my saints together to me, those who have made a covenant with me by sacrifice."

Psalms 50:6

The heavens shall declare his righteousness, for God himself is judge. Selah.

Psalms 50:7

"Hear, my people, and I will speak; Israel, and I will testify against you. I am God, your God.

Psalms 50:8

I don't rebuke you for your sacrifices. Your burnt offerings are continually before me.

Psalms 50:9

I have no need for a bull from your stall, nor male goats from your pens.

Psalms 50:10

For every animal of the forest is mine, and the livestock on a thousand hills.

Psalms 50:11

I know all the birds of the mountains. The wild animals of the field are mine.

Psalms 50:12

If I were hungry, I would not tell you, for the world is mine, and all that is in it.

Psalms 50:13

Will I eat the flesh of bulls, or drink the blood of goats?

Psalms 50:14

Offer to God the sacrifice of thanksgiving. Pay your vows to the Most High.

Psalms 50:15

Call on me in the day of trouble. I will deliver you, and you will honor me."

Psalms 50:16

But to the wicked God says, "What right do you have to declare my statutes, that you have taken my covenant on your lips,

Psalms 50:17

since you hate instruction, and throw my words behind you?

Psalms 50:18

When you saw a thief, you consented with him, and have participated with adulterers.

Psalms 50:19

"You give your mouth to evil. Your tongue frames deceit.

Psalms 50:20

You sit and speak against your brother. You slander your own mother's son.

Psalms 50:21

You have done these things, and I kept silent. You thought that I was just like you. I will rebuke you, and accuse you in front of your eyes.

Psalms 50:22

"Now consider this, you who forget God, lest I tear you into pieces, and there be none to deliver.

Psalms 50:23

Whoever offers the sacrifice of thanksgiving glorifies me, and prepares his way so that I will show God's salvation to him." For the Chief Musician. A Psalm by David, when Nathan the prophet came to him, after he had gone in to Bathsheba.