Psalm 7:4
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New Living Translation
if I have betrayed a friend or plundered my enemy without cause,

King James Bible
If I have rewarded evil unto him that was at peace with me; (yea, I have delivered him that without cause is mine enemy:)

Darby Bible Translation
If I have rewarded evil to him that was at peace with me; (indeed I have freed him that without cause oppressed me;)

World English Bible
if I have rewarded evil to him who was at peace with me (yes, if I have delivered him who without cause was my adversary),

Young's Literal Translation
If I have done my well-wisher evil, And draw mine adversary without cause,

Psalm 7:4 Parallel
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Wesley's Notes on the Bible

7:4 Deliver - When it was in my power to destroy him, as 1Sam 24:2 -
6.

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The Exile --Continued.
There are many echoes of this period of Engedi in the Psalms. Perhaps the most distinctly audible of these are to be found in the seventh psalm, which is all but universally recognised as David's, even Ewald concurring in the general consent. It is an irregular ode--for such is the meaning of Shiggaion in the title, and by its broken rhythms and abrupt transitions testifies to the emotion of its author. The occasion of it is said to be "the words of Cush the Benjamite." As this is a peculiar name
Alexander Maclaren—The Life of David

Twenty-Third Lesson Bear Fruit, that the Father May Give what Ye Ask;'
Bear fruit, that the Father may give what ye ask;' Or, Obedience the Path to Power in Prayer. Ye did not choose me, but I chose you, and appointed you, that ye should go and bear fruit, and that your fruit should abide: that whatsoever ye shall ask the Father in my name, He may give it you.'--John xv. 16. The fervent effectual prayer of a righteous man availeth much.'--James. v. 16. THE promise of the Father's giving whatsoever we ask is here once again renewed, in such a connection as
Andrew Murray—With Christ in the School of Prayer

The Section Chap. I. -iii.
The question which here above all engages our attention, and requires to be answered, is this: Whether that which is reported in these chapters did, or did not, actually and outwardly take place. The history of the inquiries connected with this question is found most fully in Marckius's "Diatribe de uxore fornicationum," Leyden, 1696, reprinted in the Commentary on the Minor Prophets by the same author. The various views may be divided into three classes. 1. It is maintained by very many interpreters,
Ernst Wilhelm Hengstenberg—Christology of the Old Testament

The Blessings of Noah Upon Shem and Japheth. (Gen. Ix. 18-27. )
Ver. 20. "And Noah began and became an husbandman, and planted vineyards."--This does not imply that Noah was the first who began to till the ground, and, more especially, to cultivate the vine; for Cain, too, was a tiller of the ground, Gen. iv. 2. The sense rather is, that Noah, after the flood, again took up this calling. Moreover, the remark has not an independent import; it serves only to prepare the way for the communication of the subsequent account of Noah's drunkenness. By this remark,
Ernst Wilhelm Hengstenberg—Christology of the Old Testament

Cross References
1 Samuel 24:7
So David restrained his men and did not let them kill Saul. After Saul had left the cave and gone on his way,

1 Samuel 24:10
This very day you can see with your own eyes it isn't true. For the LORD placed you at my mercy back there in the cave. Some of my men told me to kill you, but I spared you. For I said, 'I will never harm the king--he is the LORD's anointed one.'

1 Samuel 26:9
"No!" David said. "Don't kill him. For who can remain innocent after attacking the LORD's anointed one?

Job 31:30
No, I have never sinned by cursing anyone or by asking for revenge.

Psalm 7:5
then let my enemies capture me. Let them trample me into the ground and drag my honor in the dust. Interlude

Psalm 55:20
As for my companion, he betrayed his friends; he broke his promises.

Psalm 59:3
They have set an ambush for me. Fierce enemies are out there waiting, LORD, though I have not sinned or offended them.

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