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Psalms 7 [Commentary] |
||A Shiggaion of David, which he sang to the LORD concerning Cush, a Benjamite. O LORD my God, in You I have taken refuge;
Save me from all those who pursue me, and deliver me,
||Or he will tear my soul like a lion,
Dragging me away, while there is none to deliver.
||O LORD my God, if I have done this,
If there is injustice in my hands,
||If I have rewarded evil to my friend,
Or have plundered him who without cause was my adversary,
||Let the enemy pursue my soul and overtake it;
And let him trample my life down to the ground
And lay my glory in the dust. Selah.
||Arise, O LORD, in Your anger;
Lift up Yourself against the rage of my adversaries,
And arouse Yourself for me; You have appointed judgment.
||Let the assembly of the peoples encompass You,
And over them return on high.
||The LORD judges the peoples;
Vindicate me, O LORD, according to my righteousness and my integrity that is in me.
||O let the evil of the wicked come to an end, but establish the righteous;
For the righteous God tries the hearts and minds.
||My shield is with God,
Who saves the upright in heart.
||God is a righteous judge,
And a God who has indignation every day.
||If a man does not repent, He will sharpen His sword;
He has bent His bow and made it ready.
||He has also prepared for Himself deadly weapons;
He makes His arrows fiery shafts.
||Behold, he travails with wickedness,
And he conceives mischief and brings forth falsehood.
||He has dug a pit and hollowed it out,
And has fallen into the hole which he made.
||His mischief will return upon his own head,
And his violence will descend upon his own pate.
||I will give thanks to the LORD according to His righteousness
And will sing praise to the name of the LORD Most High.
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