New International Version

Psalm 92

Psalm 92[a]

A psalm. A song. For the Sabbath day.

It is good to praise the Lord
    and make music to your name, O Most High,
proclaiming your love in the morning
    and your faithfulness at night,
to the music of the ten-stringed lyre
    and the melody of the harp.

For you make me glad by your deeds, Lord;
    I sing for joy at what your hands have done.
How great are your works, Lord,
    how profound your thoughts!
Senseless people do not know,
    fools do not understand,
that though the wicked spring up like grass
    and all evildoers flourish,
    they will be destroyed forever.

But you, Lord, are forever exalted.

For surely your enemies, Lord,
    surely your enemies will perish;
    all evildoers will be scattered.
10 You have exalted my horn[b] like that of a wild ox;
    fine oils have been poured on me.
11 My eyes have seen the defeat of my adversaries;
    my ears have heard the rout of my wicked foes.

12 The righteous will flourish like a palm tree,
    they will grow like a cedar of Lebanon;
13 planted in the house of the Lord,
    they will flourish in the courts of our God.
14 They will still bear fruit in old age,
    they will stay fresh and green,
15 proclaiming, “The Lord is upright;
    he is my Rock, and there is no wickedness in him.”

Notas al pie

  1. Psalm 92:1 In Hebrew texts 92:1-15 is numbered 92:2-16.
  2. Psalm 92:10 Horn here symbolizes strength.

New International Reader's Version

Psalm 92

Psalm 92

A psalm. A song for the Sabbath day.

Lord, it is good to praise you.
    Most High God, it is good to make music to honor you.
It is good to sing every morning about your love.
    It is good to sing every night about how faithful you are.
I sing about it to the music of the lyre that has ten strings.
    I sing about it to the music of the harp.

Lord, you make me glad by your deeds.
    I sing for joy about what you have done.
Lord, how great are the things you do!
    How wise your thoughts are!
Here is something that people without sense don’t know.
    Here is what foolish people don’t understand.
Those who are evil spring up like grass.
    Those who do wrong succeed.
    But they will be destroyed forever.

But Lord, you are honored forever.

Lord, your enemies will certainly die.
    All those who do evil will be scattered.
10 You have made me as strong as a wild ox.
    You have poured the finest olive oil on me.
11 I’ve seen my evil enemies destroyed.
    I’ve heard that they have lost the battle.

12 Those who do what is right will grow like a palm tree.
    They will grow strong like a cedar tree in Lebanon.
13 Their roots will be firm in the house of the Lord.
    They will grow strong and healthy in the courtyards of our God.
14 When they get old, they will still bear fruit.
    Like young trees they will stay fresh and strong.
15 They will say to everyone, “The Lord is honest.
    He is my Rock, and there is no evil in him.”