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Psalms 7:1 ←
Shiggaion of David; a song which he made to the Lord, about the words of Cush the Benjamite. O Lord my God, I put my faith in you; take me out of the hands of him who is cruel to me, and make me free;
Psalms 7:2 ←
So that he may not come rushing on my soul like a lion, wounding it, while there is no one to be my saviour.
Psalms 7:3 ←
O Lord my God, if I have done this; if my hands have done any wrong;
Psalms 7:4 ←
If I have given back evil to him who did evil to me, or have taken anything from him who was against me without cause;
Psalms 7:5 ←
Let my hater go after my soul and take it; let my life be crushed to the earth, and my honour into the dust. (Selah.)
Psalms 7:6 ←
Come up, Lord, in your wrath; be lifted up against my haters; be awake, my God, give orders for the judging.
Psalms 7:7 ←
The meeting of the nations will be round you; take your seat, then, over them, on high.
Psalms 7:8 ←
The Lord will be judge of the peoples; give a decision for me, O Lord, because of my righteousness, and let my virtue have its reward.
Psalms 7:9 ←
O let the evil of the evil-doer come to an end, but give strength to the upright: for men's minds and hearts are tested by the God of righteousness.
Psalms 7:10 ←
God, who is the saviour of the upright in heart, is my breastplate.
Psalms 7:11 ←
God is the judge of the upright, and is angry with the evil-doers every day.
Psalms 7:12 ←
If a man is not turned from his evil, he will make his sword sharp; his bow is bent and ready.
Psalms 7:13 ←
He has made ready for him the instruments of death; he makes his arrows flames of fire.
Psalms 7:14 ←
That man is a worker of evil; the seed of wrongdoing has given birth to deceit.
Psalms 7:15 ←
He has made a hole deep in the earth, and is falling into the hole which he has made
Psalms 7:16 ←
His wrongdoing will come back to him, and his violent behaviour will come down on his head.
Psalms 7:17 ←
I will give praise to the Lord for his righteousness; I will make a song to the name of the Lord Most High.