Psalm 7:5-15 NIV

5 then let my enemy pursue and overtake1 me; let him trample my life to the ground2 and make me sleep in the dust.3 "Selah"

References for Psalms 7:5

6 Arise,4 O LORD, in your anger; rise up against the rage of my enemies.5 Awake,6 my God; decree justice.

References for Psalms 7:6

7 Let the assembled peoples gather around you. Rule over them from on high;7

References for Psalms 7:7

8 let the LORD judge8 the peoples. Judge me, O LORD, according to my righteousness,9 according to my integrity,10 O Most High.11

References for Psalms 7:8

9 O righteous God,12 who searches minds and hearts,13 bring to an end the violence of the wicked and make the righteous secure.14

References for Psalms 7:9

10 My shielda15 is God Most High, who saves the upright in heart.16

References for Psalms 7:10

    • a 7:10 - Or "sovereign"
      11 God is a righteous judge,17 a God who expresses his wrath18 every day.

      References for Psalms 7:11

      12 If he does not relent,19 heb will sharpen his sword;20 he will bend and string his bow.21

      References for Psalms 7:12

        • b 7:12 - Or "If a man does not repent, / God"
          13 He has prepared his deadly weapons; he makes ready his flaming arrows.22

          References for Psalms 7:13

          14 He who is pregnant with evil and conceives trouble gives birth23 to disillusionment.

          References for Psalms 7:14

          15 He who digs a hole and scoops it out falls into the pit24 he has made.25

          References for Psalms 7:15