New International Version
LORD Almighty, you who examine the righteous and probe the heart and mind, let me see your vengeance on them, for to you I have committed my cause.
King James Bible
But, O LORD of hosts, that triest the righteous, and seest the reins and the heart, let me see thy vengeance on them: for unto thee have I opened my cause.
Darby Bible Translation
And thou, Jehovah of hosts, who triest the righteous, who seest the reins and the heart, let me see thy vengeance on them; for unto thee have I revealed my cause.
World English Bible
But, Yahweh of Armies, who tests the righteous, who sees the heart and the mind, let me see your vengeance on them; for to you have I revealed my cause.
Young's Literal Translation
And, O Jehovah of Hosts, trier of the righteous, Beholder of reins and heart, I do see Thy vengeance out of them, For unto Thee I have revealed my cause.
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But the Lord is with me as a mighty terrible one - Thus was he, by his strong confidence in the strong God, delivered from all his fears, and enabled to go on comfortably with his work.
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Bring to an end the violence of the wicked and make the righteous secure-- you, the righteous God who probes minds and hearts.
The LORD examines the righteous, but the wicked, those who love violence, he hates with a passion.
Though you probe my heart, though you examine me at night and test me, you will find that I have planned no evil; my mouth has not transgressed.
You have delivered me from all my troubles, and my eyes have looked in triumph on my foes.
The righteous will be glad when they are avenged, when they dip their feet in the blood of the wicked.
my God on whom I can rely. God will go before me and will let me gloat over those who slander me.
Trust in him at all times, you people; pour out your hearts to him, for God is our refuge.
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