A shiggaion of David, which he sang to the LORD concerning Cush, a Benjamite.

1 abLORD my God, I take refuge in you; save and deliver me from all who pursue me,
References for Psalms 7:1
    • l 7:1 - In Hebrew texts 7:1-17 is numbered 7:2-18.
    • m 7:1 - Title: Probably a literary or musical term
      2 or they will tear me apart 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—
      References for Psalms 7:3
      4 if I have repaid my ally with evil or without cause have robbed my foe—
      References for Psalms 7:4
      5 then let my enemy pursue and overtake me; let him trample my life to the ground and make me sleep in the dust.c
      References for Psalms 7:5
        • n 7:5 - The Hebrew has "Selah" (a word of uncertain meaning) here.
          6 Arise, LORD, in your anger; rise up against the rage of my enemies. Awake, my God; decree justice.
          References for Psalms 7:6