1 I will praise thee, O LORD, with my whole heart; I will shew forth all thy marvellous works.
2 I will be glad and rejoice in thee: I will sing praise to thy name, O thou most High.
3 When mine enemies are turned back, they shall fall and perish at thy presence.
4 For thou hast maintaineda my right and my cause; thou satest in the throne judging right.
References for Psalms 9:4
    • p 9:4 - maintained...: Heb. made my judgment
      5 Thou hast rebuked the heathen, thou hast destroyed the wicked, thou hast put out their name for ever and ever.
      6 O thou enemy, destructions are come to a perpetual end: and thou hast destroyed cities*; their memorial is perished with them.
      7 But the LORD shall endure for ever: he hath prepared his throne for judgment.
      8 And he shall judge the world in righteousness, he shall minister judgment to the people in uprightness.
      9 The LORD also will be a refugeb for the oppressed, a refuge in times of trouble.
      References for Psalms 9:9
        • q 9:9 - a refuge: Heb. an high place
          10 And they that know thy name will put their trust in thee: for thou, LORD, hast not forsaken them that seek thee.
          11 Sing praises to the LORD, which dwelleth in Zion: declare among the people his doings.
          12 When he maketh inquisition for blood, he remembereth them: he forgetteth not the cry of the humble*.c
          References for Psalms 9:12
            • r 9:12 - humble: or, afflicted
              13 Have mercy upon me, O LORD; consider my trouble which I suffer of them that hate me, thou that liftest me up from the gates of death:
              14 That I may shew forth all thy praise in the gates of the daughter of Zion: I will rejoice in thy salvation.
              15 The heathen are sunk down in the pit that they made: in the net which they hid is their own foot taken.
              16 The LORD is known by the judgment which he executeth: the wicked is snared in the work of his own hands. Higgaion.d Selah.
              References for Psalms 9:16
                • s 9:16 - Higgaion: that is, Meditation
                  17 The wicked shall be turned into hell, and all the nations that forget God.
                  18 For the needy shall not alway be forgotten: the expectation of the poor* shall not perish for ever.
                  19 Arise, O LORD; let not man prevail: let the heathen be judged in thy sight.
                  20 Put them in fear*, O LORD: that the nations may know themselves to be but men. Selah.