Psalm 9 NAS

A Psalm of Thanksgiving for God's Justice.

1 I will give thanks to the LORD with all 1my heart; I will 2tell of all Your wonders.

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    • a 9:1 - Or "miracles"
      2 I will be glad and 3exult in You; I will 4sing praise to Your name, O 5Most High.

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      3 When my enemies turn back, They stumble and 6perish before * You.

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      4 For You have 7maintained my just cause; You have sat on the throne 8judging righteously.

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        • b 9:4 - Lit "my right and my cause"
        • c 9:4 - Or "a righteous Judge"
          5 You have 9rebuked the nations, You have destroyed the wicked; You have 10blotted out their name forever and ever.

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          6 The enemy has come to an end in perpetual ruins, And You have uprooted the cities; The very 11memory of them has perished.

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            • d 9:6 - Or "O enemy, desolations are finished forever; And their cities You have plucked up"
              7 But the 12LORD abides forever; He has established His 13throne for judgment,

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                • e 9:7 - Or "sits" as king
                  8 And He will 14judge the world in righteousness; He will execute judgment for the peoples with equity.

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                  9 The LORD also will be a 15stronghold for the oppressed, A stronghold in times of trouble;

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                    • f 9:9 - Or "Let the LORD "also be"
                      10 And those who 16know Your name will put their trust in You, For You, O LORD, have not 17forsaken those who seek You.

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                        • g 9:10 - Or "let put"
                          11 Sing praises to the LORD, who 18dwells in Zion; 19Declare among the peoples His deeds.

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                          12 For 20He who requires blood remembers them; He does not forget 21the cry of the afflicted.

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                            • h 9:12 - I.e. avenges bloodshed
                              13 Be gracious to me, O LORD; See my affliction from those 22who hate me, You who 23lift me up from the gates of death,

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                              14 That I may tell of 24all Your praises, That in the gates of the daughter of Zion I may 25rejoice in Your salvation.

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                                • i 9:14 - Or "deliverance"
                                  15 The nations have sunk down 26in the pit which they have made; In the 27net which they hid, their own foot has been caught.

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                                  16 The LORD has 28made Himself known; He has 29executed judgment. In the work of his own hands the wicked is snared. Higgaion Selah.

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                                    • j 9:16 - Perhaps, resounding music or meditation
                                    • k 9:16 - "Selah" may mean: "Pause, Crescendo" or "Musical interlude"
                                      17 The wicked will 30return to Sheol, Even all the nations who 31forget God.

                                      References for Psalms 9:17

                                        • l 9:17 - Or "turn"
                                        • m 9:17 - I.e. the nether world
                                          18 For the 32needy will not always be forgotten, Nor the 33hope of the afflicted perish forever.

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                                          19 34Arise, O LORD, do not let man prevail; Let the nations be 35judged before * You.

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                                          20 Put them 36in fear, O LORD; Let the nations know that they are 37but men. Selah.

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