Psalm 66
Praise for God’s Mighty Acts
For the choir director. A song. A psalm.
1Let the whole earth shout joyfully to God!66:1 Ps 98:4; 100:1
2Sing about the glory of his name;
make his praise glorious.66:1–2 1Ch 16:29; Ps 48:10
3Say to God, “How awe-inspiring are your works!
Your enemies will cringe before you
because of your great strength.66:3 Ps 18:44; 47:2; 145:6
4The whole earth will worship you
and sing praise to you.
They will sing praise to your name.”66:4 Ps 72:11; Is 66:23; Zph 2:11Selah

5Come and see the wonders of God;66:5 Ps 46:8
his acts for humanity66:5 Or for the descendants of Adam are awe-inspiring.
6He turned the sea into dry land,
and they crossed the river on foot.66:6 Ex 14:21; Ps 106:9
There we rejoiced in him.66:6 Ex 15:1–21
7He rules forever by his might;
he keeps his eye on the nations.66:7 Ps 14:2; 33:13–14; Pr 15:3
The rebellious should not exalt themselves.66:7 Ps 140:8Selah
8Bless our God, you peoples;
let the sound of his praise be heard.66:8 Ps 98:4
9He keeps us alive66:9 Lit He sets our soul in life
and does not allow our feet to slip.66:9 Ps 94:18; 121:3

10For you, God, tested us;
you refined us as silver is refined.66:10 Jb 23:10; Ps 17:3; Is 48:10
11You lured us into a trap;
you placed burdens on our backs.66:11 Lm 1:13; Ezk 12:13; 17:20
12You let men ride over our heads;
we went through fire and water,
but you brought us out to abundance.66:12 Or a place of satisfaction66:12 Ps 18:19; Is 43:2

13I will enter your house with burnt offerings;
I will pay you my vows66:13 Nm 30:2; Dt 23:21–23; Ps 22:25; 116:14; Ec 5:4
14that my lips promised
and my mouth spoke during my distress.66:14 Ps 18:6; Jnh 2:9
15I will offer you fattened sheep as burnt offerings,
with the fragrant smoke of rams;
I will sacrifice bulls with goats.66:15 Nm 6:14; Ps 51:19Selah

16Come and listen, all who fear God,
and I will tell what he has done for me.66:16 Ps 9:1; 34:11; 71:15,24
17I cried out to him with my mouth,
and praise was on my tongue.66:17 Ps 35:28
18If I had been aware of malice in my heart,
the Lord would not have listened.66:18 Jb 36:21; Jn 9:31
19However, God has listened;
he has paid attention to the sound of my prayer.66:19 Ps 116:1–2
20Blessed be God!
He has not turned away my prayer
or turned his faithful love from me.66:20 Ps 22:24; 68:35