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Psalms 9

Psalms 9:1  
I will give thanks to Yahweh with my whole heart. I will tell of all your marvelous works.

Psalms 9:2  
I will be glad and rejoice in you. I will sing praise to your name, O Most High.

Psalms 9:3  
When my enemies turn back, they stumble and perish in your presence.

Psalms 9:4  
For you have maintained my just cause. You sit on the throne judging righteously.

Psalms 9:5  
You have rebuked the nations. You have destroyed the wicked. You have blotted out their name forever and ever.

Psalms 9:6  
The enemy is overtaken by endless ruin. The very memory of the cities which you have overthrown has perished.

Psalms 9:7  
But Yahweh reigns forever. He has prepared his throne for judgment.

Psalms 9:8  
He will judge the world in righteousness. He will administer judgment to the peoples in uprightness.

Psalms 9:9  
Yahweh will also be a high tower for the oppressed; a high tower in times of trouble.

Psalms 9:10  
Those who know your name will put their trust in you, for you, Yahweh, have not forsaken those who seek you.

Psalms 9:11  
Sing praises to Yahweh, who dwells in Zion, and declare among the people what he has done.

Psalms 9:12  
For he who avenges blood remembers them. He doesn’t forget the cry of the afflicted.

Psalms 9:13  
Have mercy on me, Yahweh. See my affliction by those who hate me, and lift me up from the gates of death,

Psalms 9:14  
that I may show all of your praise. I will rejoice in your salvation in the gates of the daughter of Zion.

Psalms 9:15  
The nations have sunk down in the pit that they made. In the net which they hid, their own foot is taken.

Psalms 9:16  
Yahweh has made himself known. He has executed judgment. The wicked is snared by the work of his own hands. Meditation. Selah.

Psalms 9:17  
The wicked shall be turned back to Sheol, even all the nations that forget God.

Psalms 9:18  
For the needy shall not always be forgotten, nor the hope of the poor perish forever.

Psalms 9:19  
Arise, Yahweh! Don’t let man prevail. Let the nations be judged in your sight.

Psalms 9:20  
Put them in fear, Yahweh. Let the nations know that they are only men. Selah.


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