Psalm 50
Lamsa Bible Par ▾ 
1THE God of gods, the LORD, has spoken and called the earth from the rising of the sun to the going down thereof.

2Out of Zion, the perfection of beauty, God has shined.

3Our God shall come, and shall not keep silence; a fire shall consume before him, and it shall flame round about him greatly.

4He shall call to the heavens from above and to the earth, that he may judge his people.

5Gather unto him, O you, his saints, those that have made a covenant with him by sacrifice.

6And the heavens shall declare his righteousness; for God himself is judge.

7Hear, O my people, and I will speak to you; O Israel, I will testify to thee: I am God, even your God.

8I reproved you not for your sacrifices or your burnt offerings; they are continually before me.

9I will take no bullocks out of your house nor he-goats out of your folds.

10For all the beasts of the forest are mine, and the cattle and the oxen upon the hills.

11I know all the fowls of the air; and the wild beasts of the desert are mine.

12If I were hungry, I should not tell you; for the world is mine and the fulness thereof.

13I eat not the flesh of bulls, neither do I drink the blood of goats.

14Offer to God the sacrifice of thanksgiving; and fulfil your vows to the most High.

15Call upon me in the day of trouble; I will strengthen you, and you shall glorify me.

16But to the sinner, God says, How have you followed the books of my law? You have observed my covenant lightly,

17Seeing that you hate my instruction and cast my words behind you.

18When you saw a thief, you joined with him, and you have been a partaker with adulterers.

19You have given your mouth to evil and your tongue speaks deceit.

20You sit and speak against your brother; you slander your own mother's son.

21All of these things have you done, and I kept silence; you thought that I was wicked like you; but I will reprove you, and correct these sins before your eyes.

22Now understand this, O you who forget God, lest you be crushed and there be none to deliver.

23Whosoever offers the sacrifice of thanksgiving glorifies me; and to him will I show the way of the salvation of our God.

Holy Bible From The Ancient Eastern Texts: Aramaic Of The Peshitta by George M. Lamsa (1933)

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