Psalms Chapter 94 Bible in Basic English

Psalms 94:1

O God, in whose hands is punishment, O God of punishment, let your shining face be seen.

Psalms 94:2

Be lifted up, O judge of the earth; let their reward come to the men of pride.

Psalms 94:3

How long will sinners, O Lord, how long will sinners have joy over us?

Psalms 94:4

Words of pride come from their lips; all the workers of evil say great things of themselves.

Psalms 94:5

Your people are crushed by them, O Lord, your heritage is troubled,

Psalms 94:6

They put to death the widow and the guest, they take the lives of children who have no father;

Psalms 94:7

And they say, Jah will not see it, the God of Jacob will not give thought to it.

Psalms 94:8

Give your mind to my words, you who are without wisdom among the people; you foolish men, when will you be wise?

Psalms 94:9

Has he by whom your ears were planted no hearing? or is he blind by whom your eyes were formed?

Psalms 94:10

He who is the judge of the nations, will he not give men the reward of their acts, even he who gives knowledge to man?

Psalms 94:11

The Lord has knowledge of the thoughts of man, for they are only a breath.

Psalms 94:12

Happy is the man who is guided by you, O Jah, and to whom you give teaching out of your law;

Psalms 94:13

So that you may give him rest from the days of evil, till a hole is made ready for the destruction of the sinners.

Psalms 94:14

The Lord will not give up his people, or take away his support from his heritage;

Psalms 94:15

But decisions will again be made in righteousness; and they will be kept by all whose hearts are true.

Psalms 94:16

Who will give me help against the sinners? and who will be my support against the workers of evil?

Psalms 94:17

If the Lord had not been my helper, my soul would quickly have gone down into death.

Psalms 94:18

If I say, My foot is slipping; your mercy, O Lord, is my support.

Psalms 94:19

Among all my troubled thoughts, your comforts are the delight of my soul.

Psalms 94:20

What part with you has the seat of sin, which makes evil into a law?

Psalms 94:21

They are banded together against the soul of the upright, to give decisions against those who have done no wrong.

Psalms 94:22

But the Lord is my safe resting-place; my God is the Rock where I am safe.

Psalms 94:23

And he has made their evil designs come back on themselves, cutting them off in their sin; the Lord our God will put an end to them.