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Psalm 9:17 NIV

17 The wicked go down to the realm of the dead, all the nations that forget God.

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  • a 9:1 - Psalms 9 and 10 may originally have been a single acrostic poem in which alternating lines began with the successive letters of the Hebrew alphabet. In the Septuagint they constitute one psalm.
  • b 9:1 - In Hebrew texts 9:1-20 is numbered 9:2-21.
  • c 9:16 - The Hebrew has "Higgaion" and "Selah" (words of uncertain meaning) here; "Selah" occurs also at the end of verse 20.