Psalm 9 NKJV/NIV - Online Parallel Bible

 
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1 To the Chief Musician. To the tune of 'Death of the Son.' A Psalm of David. I will praise You, O Lord, with my whole heart; I will tell of all Your marvelous works. 1 I will praise you, O LORD, with all my heart; I will tell of all your wonders.
2 I will be glad and rejoice in You; I will sing praise to Your name, O Most High. 2 I will be glad and rejoice in you; I will sing praise to your name, O Most High.
3 When my enemies turn back, They shall fall and perish at Your presence. 3 My enemies turn back; they stumble and perish before you.
4 For You have maintained my right and my cause; You sat on the throne judging in righteousness. 4 For you have upheld my right and my cause; you have sat on your throne, judging righteously.
5 You have rebuked the nations, You have destroyed the wicked; You have blotted out their name forever and ever. 5 You have rebuked the nations and destroyed the wicked; you have blotted out their name for ever and ever.
6 O enemy, destructions are finished forever! And you have destroyed cities; Even their memory has perished. 6 Endless ruin has overtaken the enemy, you have uprooted their cities; even the memory of them has perished.
7 But the Lord shall endure forever; He has prepared His throne for judgment. 7 The LORD reigns forever; he has established his throne for judgment.
8 He shall judge the world in righteousness, And He shall administer judgment for the peoples in uprightness. 8 He will judge the world in righteousness; he will govern the peoples with justice.
9 The Lord also will be a refuge for the oppressed, A refuge in times of trouble. 9 The LORD is a refuge for the oppressed, a stronghold in times of trouble.
10 And those who know Your name will put their trust in You; For You, Lord, have not forsaken those who seek You. 10 Those who know your name will trust in you, for you, LORD, have never forsaken those who seek you.
11 Sing praises to the Lord, who dwells in Zion! Declare His deeds among the people. 11 Sing praises to the LORD, enthroned in Zion; proclaim among the nations what he has done.
12 When He avenges blood, He remembers them; He does not forget the cry of the humble. 12 For he who avenges blood remembers; he does not ignore the cry of the afflicted.
13 Have mercy on me, O Lord! Consider my trouble from those who hate me, You who lift me up from the gates of death, 13 O LORD, see how my enemies persecute me! Have mercy and lift me up from the gates of death,
14 That I may tell of all Your praise In the gates of the daughter of Zion. I will rejoice in Your salvation. 14 that I may declare your praises in the gates of the Daughter of Zion and there rejoice in your salvation.
15 The nations have sunk down in the pit which they made; In the net which they hid, their own foot is caught. 15 The nations have fallen into the pit they have dug; their feet are caught in the net they have hidden.
16 The Lord is known by the judgment He executes; The wicked is snared in the work of his own hands. Meditation. Selah 16 The LORD is known by his justice; the wicked are ensnared by the work of their hands. "Higgaion." "Selah"
17 The wicked shall be turned into hell, And all the nations that forget God. 17 The wicked return to the grave, all the nations that forget God.
18 For the needy shall not always be forgotten; The expectation of the poor shall not perish forever. 18 But the needy will not always be forgotten, nor the hope of the afflicted ever perish.
19 Arise, O Lord, Do not let man prevail; Let the nations be judged in Your sight. 19 Arise, O LORD, let not man triumph; let the nations be judged in your presence.
20 Put them in fear, O Lord, That the nations may know themselves to be but men. Selah 20 Strike them with terror, O LORD; let the nations know they are but men. "Selah"