Psalm 9
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1I WILL praise thee, O LORD, with my whole heart; I will show forth all thy marvelous works.

2I will be glad and rejoice in thee and I will sing praise to thy name, O thou most High.

3When mine enemies are beaten back, they shall stumble and perish before thy presence.

4For thou hast maintained my right and my cause; thou hast sat on the throne, O thou righteous judge.

5Thou hast rebuked the Gentiles and thou hast destroyed the wicked; thou hast blotted out their name for ever and ever.

6My enemies have been annihilated by the sword for ever; and thou hast destroyed the villages and their very memory hath perished.

7But the LORD shall endure for ever; he has prepared his throne for judgment.

8And he shall judge the world in righteousness and the people in uprightness.

9The LORD also will be a refuge for the poor, a refuge in times of trouble.

10And they that know thy name will put their trust in thee; for thou hast not forsaken them that seek thee, O LORD.

11Sing praises to the LORD, who dwells in Zion; declare among the people his skillful doings;

12For he has remembered to avenge their blood; he forgets not the cry of the poor.

13Have mercy upon me, O LORD, and consider my trouble which I suffer of them that hate me, O thou that removest me away from the gates of death,

14That I may declare all thy praise in the gates of the daughter of Zion; I will rejoice in thy salvation.

15The Gentiles are sunk down in the pit that they made; and their foot is caught in the net which they hid.

16The LORD makes known the judgment which he executes; the wicked is snared in the work of his own hands.

17The wicked shall be turned into Sheol, and all the peoples that forsake God.

18For the poor shall not always be forgotten; and the hope of the poor shall not perish forever.

19Arise, O LORD; let not man prevail; let the Gentiles be judged in thy sight.

20Appoint for them a lawgiver, that the Gentiles may know themselves to be but men.

Holy Bible From The Ancient Eastern Texts: Aramaic Of The Peshitta by George M. Lamsa (1933)

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