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Psalm 9 :: New King James Version (NKJV)

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Prayer and Thanksgiving for the LORD’s Righteous Judgments
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 9:1 - To the Chief Musician. To the tune of “Death of the Son.”[fn] A Psalm of David.

I will praise You, O LORD, with my whole heart;
I will tell of all Your marvelous works.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 9:2 - I will be glad and rejoice in You;
I will sing praise to Your name, O Most High.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 9:3 - When my enemies turn back,
They shall fall and perish at Your presence.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 9:4 - For You have maintained my right and my cause;
You sat on the throne judging in righteousness.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 9:5 - You have rebuked the nations,
You have destroyed the wicked;
You have blotted out their name forever and ever.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 9:6 - O enemy, destructions are finished forever!
And you have destroyed cities;
Even their memory has perished.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 9:7 - But the LORD shall endure forever;
He has prepared His throne for judgment.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 9:8 - He shall judge the world in righteousness,
And He shall administer judgment for the peoples in uprightness.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 9:9 - The LORD also will be a refuge for the oppressed,
A refuge in times of trouble.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 9:10 - And those who know Your name will put their trust in You;
For You, LORD, have not forsaken those who seek You.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 9:11 - Sing praises to the LORD, who dwells in Zion!
Declare His deeds among the people.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 9:12 - When He avenges blood, He remembers them;
He does not forget the cry of the humble.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 9:13 - Have mercy on me, O LORD!
Consider my trouble from those who hate me,
You who lift me up from the gates of death,
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 9:14 - That I may tell of all Your praise
In the gates of the daughter of Zion.
I will rejoice in Your salvation.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 9:15 - The nations have sunk down in the pit which they made;
In the net which they hid, their own foot is caught.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 9:16 - The LORD is known by the judgment He executes;
The wicked is snared in the work of his own hands. Meditation.[fn] Selah
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 9:17 - The wicked shall be turned into hell,
And all the nations that forget God.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 9:18 - For the needy shall not always be forgotten;
The expectation of the poor shall not perish forever.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 9:19 - Arise, O LORD,
Do not let man prevail;
Let the nations be judged in Your sight.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 9:20 - Put them in fear, O LORD,
That the nations may know themselves to be but men. Selah
NKJV Footnotes
Hebrew Muth Labben
Hebrew Higgaion

New King James Version, © 1982 by Thomas Nelson, Inc. All rights reserved. Used by permission.

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