Psalm 92
New Revised Standard Version Catholic Edition

Psalm 92

Thanksgiving for Vindication

A Psalm. A Song for the Sabbath Day.

1It is good to give thanks to the Lord,
    to sing praises to your name, O Most High;
2to declare your steadfast love in the morning,
    and your faithfulness by night,
3to the music of the lute and the harp,
    to the melody of the lyre.
4For you, O Lord, have made me glad by your work;
    at the works of your hands I sing for joy.

5How great are your works, O Lord!
    Your thoughts are very deep!
6The dullard cannot know,
    the stupid cannot understand this:
7though the wicked sprout like grass
    and all evildoers flourish,
they are doomed to destruction forever,
8    but you, O Lord, are on high forever.
9For your enemies, O Lord,
    for your enemies shall perish;
    all evildoers shall be scattered.

10But you have exalted my horn like that of the wild ox;
    you have poured over me[a] fresh oil.
11My eyes have seen the downfall of my enemies;
    my ears have heard the doom of my evil assailants.

12The righteous flourish like the palm tree,
    and grow like a cedar in Lebanon.
13They are planted in the house of the Lord;
    they flourish in the courts of our God.
14In old age they still produce fruit;
    they are always green and full of sap,
15showing that the Lord is upright;
    he is my rock, and there is no unrighteousness in him.


  1. Psalm 92:10 Syr: Meaning of Heb uncertain
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