To the chief Musician, Altaschith, A Psalm or Song of Asaph.
Unto thee, O God, do we give thanks, unto thee do we give thanks: for that
thy name is near thy wondrous works declare.||
When I shall receive the congregation I will judge uprightly.||
The earth and all the inhabitants thereof are dissolved: I bear up the
pillars of it. Selah.||
"The earth ... I bear up the pillars of it."|
God holds the earth up with pillars.
I said unto the fools, Deal not foolishly: and to the wicked, Lift not up
Lift not up your horn on high: speak not with a stiff neck.||
For promotion cometh neither from the east, nor from the west, nor from
But God is the judge: he putteth down one, and setteth up another.||
For in the hand of the LORD there is a cup, and the wine is red; it is
full of mixture; and he poureth out of the same: but the dregs thereof, all
the wicked of the earth shall wring them out, and drink them.||
But I will declare for ever; I will sing praises to the God of Jacob.||
All the horns of the wicked also will I cut off; but the horns of the
righteous shall be exalted.