75:1(To the chief Musician, a 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 b
thy wondrous works declare.
(a) Read (Ps 57:1).
(b) He declares how the faithful will always have
opportunity to praise God, as in their need they will
feel his power at hand to help them.
75:2c When I shall receive the congregation I will judge
(c) When I see my time (says God) to help your miseries, I
will come and set all things in good order.
75:3 The earth and all the inhabitants thereof are dissolved: I
bear up the pillars d of it. Selah.
(d) Though all things are brought to ruin, yet I can
restore and preserve them.
75:5 Lift not up your e horn on high: speak [not with] a stiff
(e) The prophet warns the wicked that they would not set
themselves against God's people, seeing that God at his
time destroys them who rule wickedly.
75:8 For in the hand of the LORD [there is] a f 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].
(f) God's wrath is compared to a cup of strong and delicate
wine, with which the wicked are made so drunk that by
drinking till they come to the very dregs they are
75:10 All the horns of the wicked also will I cut off; [but] the
horns of the g righteous shall be exalted.
(g) The godly will better prosper by their innocent
simplicity, than the wicked will by all their craft