„Human wrath will bring you praise” (Ps 76:11)

Wojciech Węgrzyniak

Uniwersytet Papieski Jana Pawła II w Krakowie , Poland


The aim of this article is to analyze Ps 76:11, one of the most difficult verses in the Bible. First, the author analyzes (1) the Hebrew manuscripts and (2) the various ancient versions of this text. He then presents (3) the opinions of different biblical scholars and also (4) the rendering of the verse in selected modern Bible translations. In the conclusion, (5) the author offers three possible interpretations without resorting to emendation of the Masoretic Text.


anger, anger of God, textual citicism, translation, psalms, Ps 76

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Węgrzyniak, W. (2018). „Human wrath will bring you praise” (Ps 76:11). Verbum Vitae, 34, 67–85. https://doi.org/10.31743/vv.2018.34.04

Wojciech Węgrzyniak  wojciech.wegrzyniak@gmail.com
Uniwersytet Papieski Jana Pawła II w Krakowie

Ks. Wojciech Węgrzyniak, prezbiter archidiecezji krakowskiej, adiunkt Katedry Egzegezy Starego Testamentu Uniwersytetu Papieskiego Jana Pawła II w Krakowie, licencjat nauk biblijnych rzymskiego Biblicum (2004), doktor nauk biblijnych i archeologii Studium Biblicum Franciscanum w Jerozolimie (2010) na podstawie pracy Lo stolto ateo. Studio dei Salmi 14 e 53 (Studia Biblica Lublinensia 11; Lublin: Wydawnictwo KUL 2014). Popularyzator wiedzy biblijnej, komentator życia Kościoła, kaznodzieja i rekolekcjonista (www.wegrzyniak.com).



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