Psalm 7
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1A Meditation of David, which he sang to the LORD concerning the words of Cush, a Benjamite. O LORD my God, in You I put my trust; Save me from all those who persecute me; And deliver me,1A shiggaion of David, which he sang to the LORD concerning Cush, a Benjamite. LORD my God, I take refuge in you; save and deliver me from all who pursue me,
2Lest they tear me like a lion, Rending me in pieces, while there is none to deliver.2or they will tear me apart like a lion and rip me to pieces with no one to rescue me.
3O LORD my God, if I have done this: If there is iniquity in my hands,3LORD my God, if I have done this and there is guilt on my hands--
4If I have repaid evil to him who was at peace with me, Or have plundered my enemy without cause,4if I have repaid my ally with evil or without cause have robbed my foe--
5Let the enemy pursue me and overtake me; Yes, let him trample my life to the earth, And lay my honor in the dust. Selah5then let my enemy pursue and overtake me; let him trample my life to the ground and make me sleep in the dust.
6Arise, O LORD, in Your anger; Lift Yourself up because of the rage of my enemies; Rise up for me to the judgment You have commanded!6Arise, LORD, in your anger; rise up against the rage of my enemies. Awake, my God; decree justice.
7So the congregation of the peoples shall surround You; For their sakes, therefore, return on high.7Let the assembled peoples gather around you, while you sit enthroned over them on high.
8The LORD shall judge the peoples; Judge me, O LORD, according to my righteousness, And according to my integrity within me.8Let the LORD judge the peoples. Vindicate me, LORD, according to my righteousness, according to my integrity, O Most High.
9Oh, let the wickedness of the wicked come to an end, But establish the just; For the righteous God tests the hearts and minds.9Bring to an end the violence of the wicked and make the righteous secure-- you, the righteous God who probes minds and hearts.
10My defense is of God, Who saves the upright in heart.10My shield is God Most High, who saves the upright in heart.
11God is a just judge, And God is angry with the wicked every day.11God is a righteous judge, a God who displays his wrath every day.
12If he does not turn back, He will sharpen His sword; He bends His bow and makes it ready.12If he does not relent, he will sharpen his sword; he will bend and string his bow.
13He also prepares for Himself instruments of death; He makes His arrows into fiery shafts.13He has prepared his deadly weapons; he makes ready his flaming arrows.
14Behold, the wicked brings forth iniquity; Yes, he conceives trouble and brings forth falsehood.14Whoever is pregnant with evil conceives trouble and gives birth to disillusionment.
15He made a pit and dug it out, And has fallen into the ditch which he made.15Whoever digs a hole and scoops it out falls into the pit they have made.
16His trouble shall return upon his own head, And his violent dealing shall come down on his own crown.16The trouble they cause recoils on them; their violence comes down on their own heads.
17I will praise the LORD according to His righteousness, And will sing praise to the name of the LORD Most High.17I will give thanks to the LORD because of his righteousness; I will sing the praises of the name of the LORD Most High.
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