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Psalm 7 :: New American Standard Bible 2020 (NASB20)

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The LORD Implored to Defend the Psalmist against the Wicked.

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 7:1 - A [fn]Shiggaion of David, which he sang to the LORD [fn]concerning Cush, a Benjaminite.
O LORD my God, in You I have taken refuge;
Save me from all those who pursue me, and rescue me,
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 7:2 - Or he will tear [fn]my soul like a lion,
Dragging me away, while there is no one to rescue me.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 7:3 - O LORD my God, if I have done this,
If there is injustice in my hands
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 7:4 - If I have done evil to [fn]my friend,
Or have plundered [fn]my enemy for no reason
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 7:5 - Let the enemy pursue [fn]my soul and overtake [fn]it;
And let him trample my life to the ground
And lay my glory in the dust. Selah
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 7:6 - Arise, LORD, in Your anger;
Raise Yourself against the rage of my enemies,
And stir Yourself [fn]for me; You have ordered judgment
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 7:7 - Let the assembly of the peoples encompass You,
And return on high over it.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 7:8 - The LORD judges the peoples;
[fn]Vindicate me, LORD, according to my righteousness and my integrity that is in me.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 7:9 - Please let the evil of the wicked come to an end, but establish the righteous;
For the righteous God puts hearts and [fn]minds to the test
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 7:10 - My shield is [fn]with God,
Who saves the upright in heart
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 7:11 - God is a righteous judge,
And a God who shows indignation every day
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 7:12 - If one does not repent, He will sharpen His sword;
He has bent His bow and taken aim
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 7:13 - He has also prepared deadly weapons for Himself;
He makes His arrows fiery shafts.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 7:14 - Behold, an evil person is pregnant with injustice,
And he conceives harm and gives birth to lies
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 7:15 - He has dug a pit and hollowed it out,
And has fallen into the hole which he made
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 7:16 - His harm will return on his own head,
And his violence will descend on the top of his own head
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 7:17 - I will give thanks to the LORD according to His righteousness
And will sing praise to the name of the LORD Most High
NASB20 Footnotes
I.e., Dithyrambic rhythm; or wild, passionate song
Or concerning the words of
Or me
Lit him who was at peace with me
Or him who for no reason was my enemy,
Or me
Or me
One ancient version reads O my God
Lit Judge
Lit kidneys, figurative for inner man
Lit upon

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