Search Bible
Click for Help   Click for QuickNav   Click for Advanced Search Options
Search NLT
Your Bible Version is the NLT
Go to Top
Link to This Page Cite This Page
Share this page Follow the BLB
Printable Page
Left Context Bar Edge 1Left Context Bar BackgroundLeft Context Bar Edge 2Previous BookPrevious ChapterQuick NavNext ChapterNext BookCopy VersesCopy OptionsShow StrongsFormat by Verse or ParagraphListen to the BibleRed Letter OnRight Context Bar Edge 2Right Context Bar BackgroundRight Context Bar Edge 1
The Blue Letter Bible

Psalm 7 :: New Living Translation (NLT)

toggle collapse
Choose a new font size and typeface
Listen to the Bible
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 7:1 - A psalm of David, which he sang to the LORD concerning Cush of the tribe of Benjamin.

I come to you for protection, O LORD my God.
Save me from my persecutors—rescue me!
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 7:2 - If you don’t, they will maul me like a lion,
tearing me to pieces with no one to rescue me.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 7:3 - O LORD my God, if I have done wrong
or am guilty of injustice,
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 7:4 - if I have betrayed a friend
or plundered my enemy without cause,
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 7:5 - then let my enemies capture me.
Let them trample me into the ground
and drag my honor in the dust.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 7:6 - Arise, O LORD, in anger!
Stand up against the fury of my enemies!
Wake up, my God, and bring justice!
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 7:7 - Gather the nations before you.
Rule over them from on high.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 7:8 - The LORD judges the nations.
Declare me righteous, O LORD,
for I am innocent, O Most High!
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 7:9 - End the evil of those who are wicked,
and defend the righteous.
For you look deep within the mind and heart,
O righteous God.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 7:10 - God is my shield,
saving those whose hearts are true and right.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 7:11 - God is an honest judge.
He is angry with the wicked every day.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 7:12 - If a person does not repent,
God[fn] will sharpen his sword;
he will bend and string his bow.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 7:13 - He will prepare his deadly weapons
and shoot his flaming arrows.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 7:14 - The wicked conceive evil;
they are pregnant with trouble
and give birth to lies.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 7:15 - They dig a deep pit to trap others,
then fall into it themselves.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 7:16 - The trouble they make for others backfires on them.
The violence they plan falls on their own heads.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 7:17 - I will thank the LORD because he is just;
I will sing praise to the name of the LORD Most High.
NLT Footnotes
Hebrew he.

Holy Bible, New Living Translation copyright © 1996, 2004, 2007 by Tyndale House Foundation. Used by permission of Tyndale House Publishers Inc., Carol Stream, Illinois 60188. All rights reserved.

Full copyright information is provided here. Visit the New Living Translation website.

BLB Searches
Search the Bible
Search NLT

Advanced Options

Other Searches

Multi-Verse Retrieval
Search NLT

Let's Connect
Daily Devotionals

Blue Letter Bible offers several daily devotional readings in order to help you refocus on Christ and the Gospel of His peace and righteousness.

Daily Bible Reading Plans

Recognizing the value of consistent reflection upon the Word of God in order to refocus one's mind and heart upon Christ and His Gospel of peace, we provide several reading plans designed to cover the entire Bible in a year.

One-Year Plans

Two-Year Plan

Donate Contact

Blue Letter Bible study tools make reading, searching and studying the Bible easy and rewarding.

Blue Letter Bible is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization