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Psalm 9 :: American Standard Version (ASV)

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A Psalm of Thanksgiving for God's Justice.

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For the Chief Musician; set to Muth-labben. A Psalm of David.
I will give thanks unto Jehovah with my whole heart;
I will show forth all thy marvellous works.
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I will be glad and exult in thee;
I will sing praise to thy name, O thou Most High.
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When mine enemies turn back,
They stumble and perish at thy presence.
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For thou hast maintained my right and my cause;
Thou sittest in the throne judging righteously.
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Thou hast rebuked the nations, thou hast destroyed the wicked;
Thou hast blotted out their name for ever and ever.
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The enemy are come to an end, they are desolate for ever;
And the cities which thou hast overthrown,
The very remembrance of them is perished.
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But Jehovah sitteth as king for ever:
He hath prepared his throne for judgment;
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And he will judge the world in righteousness,
He will minister judgment to the peoples in uprightness.
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Jehovah also will be a high tower for the oppressed,
A high tower in times of trouble;
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And they that know thy name will put their trust in thee;
For thou, Jehovah, hast not forsaken them that seek thee.
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Sing praises to Jehovah, who dwelleth in Zion:
Declare among the people his doings.
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For he that maketh inquisition for blood remembereth them;
He forgetteth not the cry of the poor.
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Have mercy upon me, O Jehovah;
Behold my affliction which I suffer of them that hate me,
Thou that liftest me up from the gates of death;
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That I may show forth all thy praise.
In the gates of the daughter of Zion
I will rejoice in thy salvation.
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The nations are sunk down in the pit that they made:
In the net which they hid is their own foot taken.
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Jehovah hath made himself known, he hath executed judgment:
The wicked is snared in the work of his own hands.
[Higgaion. Selah
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The wicked shall be turned back unto Sheol,
Even all the nations that forget God.
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For the needy shall not alway be forgotten,
Nor the expectation of the poor perish for ever.
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Arise, O Jehovah; let not man prevail:
Let the nations be judged in thy sight.
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Put them in fear, O Jehovah:
Let the nations know themselves to be but men.

Thomas Nelson & Sons first published the American Standard Version in 1901. This translation of the Bible is in the public domain.

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