Psalm 9 NIV

For the director of music. To [the tune of] "The Death of the Son." A psalm of David.

1 I will praise you, O LORD, with all my heart;1 I will tell of all your wonders.2

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2 I will be glad and rejoice3 in you; I will sing praise4 to your name,5 O Most High.

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3 My enemies turn back; they stumble and perish before you.
4 For you have upheld my right6 and my cause;7 you have sat on your throne,8 judging righteously.9

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5 You have rebuked the nations10 and destroyed the wicked; you have blotted out their name11 for ever and ever.

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6 Endless ruin has overtaken the enemy, you have uprooted their cities;12 even the memory of them13 has perished.

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7 The LORD reigns forever;14 he has established his throne15 for judgment.

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8 He will judge the world in righteousness;16 he will govern the peoples with justice.17

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9 The LORD is a refuge18 for the oppressed,19 a stronghold in times of trouble.20

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10 Those who know your name21 will trust in you, for you, LORD, have never forsaken22 those who seek you.23

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11 Sing praises24 to the LORD, enthroned in Zion;25 proclaim among the nations26 what he has done.27

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12 For he who avenges blood28 remembers; he does not ignore the cry of the afflicted.29

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13 O LORD, see how my enemies30 persecute me! Have mercy31 and lift me up from the gates of death,32

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14 that I may declare your praises33 in the gates of the Daughter of Zion34 and there rejoice in your salvation.35
15 The nations have fallen into the pit they have dug;36 their feet are caught in the net they have hidden.37

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16 The LORD is known by his justice; the wicked are ensnared by the work of their hands.38 "Higgaion."a "Selah"

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    • a 9:16 - Or "Meditation"; possibly a musical notation
      17 The wicked return to the grave,b39 all the nations that forget God.40

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        • b 9:17 - Hebrew "Sheol"
          18 But the needy will not always be forgotten, nor the hope41 of the afflicted42 ever perish.

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          19 Arise,43 O LORD, let not man triumph;44 let the nations be judged45 in your presence.

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          20 Strike them with terror,46 O LORD; let the nations know they are but men.47 "Selah"

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