Psalm 43:1 {42:1}
Good News Translation
O God, declare me innocent, and defend my cause against the ungodly; deliver me from lying and evil people!

Contemporary English Version
Show that I am right, God! Defend me against everyone who doesn't know you; rescue me from each of those deceitful liars.

Douay-Rheims Bible
A psalm for David. Judge me, O God, and distinguish my cause from the nation that is not holy: deliver me from the unjust and deceitful man.

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A psalm for David. Judge me, O God, and distinguish my cause from the nation that is not holy: deliver me from the unjust and deceitful man.

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2983 B.C.

1021 (Title.) This Psalm is evidently a continuation of the preceding, and had the same author; and they are written as one in forty-six MSS. The sameness of subject, similarity of composition, and return of the same burden in both, are sufficient evidence of this opinion

Judge

Psalm 7:8 The Lord judgeth the people. Judge me, O Lord, according to my justice, and according to my innocence in me.

Psalm 26:1 Unto the end, a psalm for David. Judge me, O Lord, for I have walked in my innocence: and I have put my trust in the Lord, and shall not be weakened.

Psalm 35:24 Judge me, O Lord my God according to thy justice, and let them not rejoice over me.

Psalm 75:7 For God is the judge. One he putteth down, and another he lifteth up:

1 Corinthians 4:4 For I am not conscious to myself of anything. Yet am I not hereby justified: but he that judgeth me is the Lord.

1 Peter 2:23 Who, when he was reviled, did not revile: when he suffered, he threatened not, but delivered himself to him that judged him unjustly.

plead

Psalm 35:1 For David himself. Judge thou, O Lord, them that wrong me: overthrow them that fight against me.

1 Samuel 24:15 Be the Lord judge, and judge between me and thee, and see, and judge my cause, and deliver me out of thy hand.

Proverbs 22:23 Because the Lord will judge his cause: and will afflict them that have afflicted his soul.

Proverbs 23:11 For their near kinsman is strong: and he will judge their cause against thee.

Micah 7:9 I will bear the wrath of the Lord, because I have sinned against him: until he judge my cause, and execute judgement for me: he will bring me forth into the light, I shall behold his justice.

ungodly.

Psalm 71:4 Deliver me, O my God, out of the hand of the sinner, and out of the hand of the transgressor of the law and of the unjust.

2 Samuel 15:31 And it was told David that Achitophel also was in the conspiracy with Absalom, and David said: Infatuate, O Lord, I beseech thee, the counsel of Achitophel.

2 Samuel 16:20-23 And Absalom said to Achitophel: Consult what we are to do. . . .

2 Samuel 17:1-4 And Achitophel said to Absalom: I will choose me twelve thousand men, and I will arise and pursue after David this night. . . .

Context
Send Out Your Light
1A psalm for David. Judge me, O God, and distinguish my cause from the nation that is not holy: deliver me from the unjust and deceitful man.2For thou art God my strength: why hast thou cast me off? and why do I go sorrowful whilst the enemy afflicteth me?…
Cross References
Genesis 30:6
And Rachel said: The Lord hath judged for me, and hath heard my voice, giving me a son; and therefore she called his name Dan.

1 Samuel 24:15
Be the Lord judge, and judge between me and thee, and see, and judge my cause, and deliver me out of thy hand.

Psalm 5:6
Thou hatest all the workers of iniquity: thou wilt destroy all that speak a lie. The bloody and the deceitful man the Lord will abhor.

Psalm 7:8
The Lord judgeth the people. Judge me, O Lord, according to my justice, and according to my innocence in me.

Psalm 26:1
Unto the end, a psalm for David. Judge me, O Lord, for I have walked in my innocence: and I have put my trust in the Lord, and shall not be weakened.

Psalm 35:1
For David himself. Judge thou, O Lord, them that wrong me: overthrow them that fight against me.

Psalm 35:24
Judge me, O Lord my God according to thy justice, and let them not rejoice over me.

Psalm 38:12
And they that sought my soul used violence. And they that sought evils to me spoke vain things, and studied deceits all the day long.

Psalm 74:22
Arise, O God, judge thy own cause: remember thy reproaches with which the foolish man hath reproached thee all the day.

Psalm 101:7
He that worketh pride shall not dwell in the midst of my house: he that speaketh unjust things did not prosper before my eyes.

Lamentations 3:59
Res. Thou hast seen, O Lord, their iniquity against me: judge thou my judgment.

Additional Translations
Vindicate me, O God, and plead my case against an ungodly nation; deliver me from deceitful and unjust men.Judge me, O God, and plead my cause against an ungodly nation: O deliver me from the deceitful and unjust man.

Judge me, O God, and plead my cause against an ungodly nation: Oh deliver me from the deceitful and unjust man.

A Psalm of David. Judge me, o God, and plead my cause, against an ungodly nation: deliver me from the unjust and crafty man.

Judge me, O God, and plead my cause against an ungodly nation; deliver me from the deceitful and unrighteous man.

Judge me, O God, and plead my cause against an ungodly nation: O deliver me from the deceitful and unjust man.

Judge me, O God, and plead my cause against an ungodly nation: O deliver me from the deceitful and unjust man.

Vindicate me, God, and plead my cause against an ungodly nation. Oh, deliver me from deceitful and wicked men.

Judge me, O God, And plead my cause against a nation not pious, From a man of deceit and perverseness Thou dost deliver me,
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