Psalm 94:2
New International Version
Rise up, Judge of the earth; pay back to the proud what they deserve.

New Living Translation
Arise, O Judge of the earth. Give the proud what they deserve.

English Standard Version
Rise up, O judge of the earth; repay to the proud what they deserve!

Berean Study Bible
Rise up, O Judge of the earth; render a reward to the proud.

King James Bible
Lift up thyself, thou judge of the earth: render a reward to the proud.

New King James Version
Rise up, O Judge of the earth; Render punishment to the proud.

New American Standard Bible
Rise up, Judge of the earth, Pay back retribution to the proud.

NASB 1995
Rise up, O Judge of the earth, Render recompense to the proud.

NASB 1977
Rise up, O Judge of the earth; Render recompense to the proud.

Amplified Bible
Rise up, O Judge of the earth; Give to the proud a fitting compensation.

Christian Standard Bible
Rise up, Judge of the earth; repay the proud what they deserve.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Rise up, Judge of the earth; repay the proud what they deserve.

American Standard Version
Lift up thyself, thou judge of the earth: Render to the proud their desert.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
Be lifted up, Judge of the Earth, and return vengeance upon those who are pompous!

Brenton Septuagint Translation
Be thou exalted, thou that judgest the earth: render a reward to the proud.

Contemporary English Version
You judge the earth. Come and help us! Pay back those proud people for what they have done.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Lift up thyself, thou that judgest the earth: render a reward to the proud.

English Revised Version
Lift up thyself, thou judge of the earth: render to the proud their desert.

Good News Translation
You are the judge of us all; rise and give the proud what they deserve!

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Arise, O Judge of the earth. Give arrogant people what they deserve.

International Standard Version
Stand up, judge of the earth, and repay the proud.

JPS Tanakh 1917
Lift up Thyself, Thou Judge of the earth; Render to the proud their recompense.

Literal Standard Version
Be lifted up, judging the earth, "" Send back a repayment on the proud.

NET Bible
Rise up, O judge of the earth! Pay back the proud!

New Heart English Bible
Rise up, you judge of the earth. Pay back the proud what they deserve.

World English Bible
Rise up, you judge of the earth. Pay back the proud what they deserve.

Young's Literal Translation
Be lifted up, O Judge of the earth, Send back a recompence on the proud.

Additional Translations ...
Context
The LORD Will Not Forget His People
1O LORD, God of vengeance, O God of vengeance, shine forth. 2Rise up, O Judge of the earth; render a reward to the proud. 3How long will the wicked, O LORD, how long will the wicked exult?…

Cross References
Hebrews 12:23
in joyful assembly, to the congregation of the firstborn, enrolled in heaven. You have come to God the Judge of all, to the spirits of the righteous made perfect,

Genesis 18:25
Far be it from You to do such a thing--to kill the righteous with the wicked, so that the righteous and the wicked are treated alike. Far be it from You! Will not the Judge of all the earth do what is right?"

Psalm 7:6
Arise, O LORD, in Your anger; rise up against the fury of my enemies. Awake, my God, and ordain judgment.

Psalm 31:23
Love the LORD, all His saints. The LORD preserves the faithful, but fully repays the arrogant.

Psalm 58:11
Then men will say, "There is surely a reward for the righteous! There is surely a God who judges the earth!"

Psalm 79:10
Why should the nations ask, "Where is their God?" Before our eyes, make known among the nations Your vengeance for the bloodshed of Your servants.

Jeremiah 51:56
For a destroyer is coming against her--against Babylon. Her warriors will be captured, and their bows will be broken, for the LORD is a God of retribution; He will repay in full.


Treasury of Scripture

Lift up yourself, you judge of the earth: render a reward to the proud.

lift

Psalm 7:6
Arise, O LORD, in thine anger, lift up thyself because of the rage of mine enemies: and awake for me to the judgment that thou hast commanded.

Psalm 68:1
To the chief Musician, A Psalm or Song of David. Let God arise, let his enemies be scattered: let them also that hate him flee before him.

Psalm 74:22
Arise, O God, plead thine own cause: remember how the foolish man reproacheth thee daily.

thou

Psalm 50:6
And the heavens shall declare his righteousness: for God is judge himself. Selah.

Genesis 18:25
That be far from thee to do after this manner, to slay the righteous with the wicked: and that the righteous should be as the wicked, that be far from thee: Shall not the Judge of all the earth do right?

John 5:22,23
For the Father judgeth no man, but hath committed all judgment unto the Son: …

render

Psalm 31:23
O love the LORD, all ye his saints: for the LORD preserveth the faithful, and plentifully rewardeth the proud doer.

Job 40:11,12
Cast abroad the rage of thy wrath: and behold every one that is proud, and abase him…

Isaiah 2:11,12,17
The lofty looks of man shall be humbled, and the haughtiness of men shall be bowed down, and the LORD alone shall be exalted in that day…









(2) Lift up thyself--i.e., either be exalted, or rise to give sentence.

Verse 2. - Lift up thyself (comp. Psalm 7:6; Isaiah 33:10). "Rouse thyself," that is, "from thy state of inaction" - come and visit the earth as Judge. Thou Judge of the earth (comp. Genesis 18:25; Psalm 58:11). Render a reward to the proud; rather, render a recompense - as the same phrase is translated in Lamentations 3:64.

Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
Rise up,
הִ֭נָּשֵׂא (hin·nā·śê)
Verb - Nifal - Imperative - masculine singular
Strong's 5375: To lift, carry, take

O Judge
שֹׁפֵ֣ט (šō·p̄êṭ)
Verb - Qal - Participle - masculine singular construct
Strong's 8199: To judge, pronounce sentence, to vindicate, punish, to govern, to litigate

of the earth;
הָאָ֑רֶץ (hā·’ā·reṣ)
Article | Noun - feminine singular
Strong's 776: Earth, land

render
הָשֵׁ֥ב (hā·šêḇ)
Verb - Hifil - Imperative - masculine singular
Strong's 7725: To turn back, in, to retreat, again

a reward
גְּ֝מ֗וּל (gə·mūl)
Noun - masculine singular
Strong's 1576: Treatment, an act, service, requital

to
עַל־ (‘al-)
Preposition
Strong's 5921: Above, over, upon, against

the proud.
גֵּאִֽים׃ (gê·’îm)
Adjective - masculine plural
Strong's 1343: Lofty, arrogant


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