Psalm 7:1-6 CSB

Prayer for Justice

A Shiggaion of David, which he sang to the Lord concerning the words of Cush, a Benjaminite.

1 Lord my God, I seek refuge in You; save me from all my pursuers and rescue me,

References for Psalms 7:1

      2 or theya will tear me like a lion,b ripping me apart, with no one to rescue me.c

      References for Psalms 7:2

        • e 7:2 - Lit he
        • f 7:2 - Ps 57:4; Isa 38:13
        • g 7:2 - Lit ripping, and without a rescuer
          3 Lord my God, if I have done this, if there is injustice on my hands,
          4 if I have done harm to one at peace with me or have plunderedd my adversary without cause,

          References for Psalms 7:4

            • h 7:4 - Or me and have spared
              5 may an enemy pursue and overtake me; may he trample me to the ground and leave my honor in the dust. Selah
              6 Rise up, Lord, in Your anger; lift Yourself up against the fury of my adversaries; awake for me;e You have ordainedf a judgment.

              References for Psalms 7:6

                • i 7:6 - LXX reads awake, Lord my God
                • j 7:6 - Or me; ordain