Psalm 7 TNIV/NIV - Online Parallel Bible

 
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1 LORD my God, I take refuge in you; save and deliver me from all who pursue me, 1 O LORD my God, I take refuge in you; save and deliver me from all who pursue me,
2 or they will tear me apart like a lion and rip me to pieces with no one to rescue me. 2 or they will tear me like a lion and rip me to pieces with no one to rescue me.
3 LORD my God, if I have done this and there is guilt on my hands-- 3 O LORD my God, if I have done this and there is guilt on my hands--
4 if I have repaid my ally with evil or without cause have robbed my foe-- 4 if I have done evil to him who is at peace with me or without cause have robbed my foe--
5 then let my enemy pursue and overtake me; let him trample my life to the ground and make me sleep in the dust. 5 then let my enemy pursue and overtake me; let him trample my life to the ground and make me sleep in the dust. "Selah"
6 Arise, LORD, in your anger; rise up against the rage of my enemies. Awake, my God; decree justice. 6 Arise, O LORD, in your anger; rise up against the rage of my enemies. Awake, my God; decree justice.
7 Let the assembled peoples gather around you, while you sit enthroned over them on high. 7 Let the assembled peoples gather around you. Rule over them from on high;
8 Let the LORD judge the peoples. Vindicate me, LORD, according to my righteousness, according to my integrity, O Most High. 8 let the LORD judge the peoples. Judge me, O LORD, according to my righteousness, according to my integrity, O Most High.
9 Bring to an end the violence of the wicked and make the righteous secure-- you, the righteous God who probes minds and hearts. 9 O righteous God, who searches minds and hearts, bring to an end the violence of the wicked and make the righteous secure.
10 My shield is God Most High, who saves the upright in heart. 10 My shield is God Most High, who saves the upright in heart.
11 God is a righteous judge, a God who displays his wrath every day. 11 God is a righteous judge, a God who expresses his wrath every day.
12 If he does not relent, he will sharpen his sword; he will bend and string his bow. 12 If he does not relent, he will sharpen his sword; he will bend and string his bow.
13 He has prepared his deadly weapons; he makes ready his flaming arrows. 13 He has prepared his deadly weapons; he makes ready his flaming arrows.
14 Those who are pregnant with evil conceive trouble and give birth to disillusionment. 14 He who is pregnant with evil and conceives trouble gives birth to disillusionment.
15 Those who dig a hole and scoop it out fall into the pit they have made. 15 He who digs a hole and scoops it out falls into the pit he has made.
16 The trouble they cause recoils on them; their violence comes down on their own heads. 16 The trouble he causes recoils on himself; his violence comes down on his own head.
17 I will give thanks to the LORD because of his righteousness; I will sing the praises of the name of the LORD Most High. 17 I will give thanks to the LORD because of his righteousness and will sing praise to the name of the LORD Most High.