Psalm 7:6-16 NIV

6 Arise,1 O LORD, in your anger; rise up against the rage of my enemies.2 Awake,3 my God; decree justice.

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7 Let the assembled peoples gather around you. Rule over them from on high;4

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8 let the LORD judge5 the peoples. Judge me, O LORD, according to my righteousness,6 according to my integrity,7 O Most High.8

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9 O righteous God,9 who searches minds and hearts,10 bring to an end the violence of the wicked and make the righteous secure.11

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10 My shielda12 is God Most High, who saves the upright in heart.13

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    • a 7:10 - Or "sovereign"
      11 God is a righteous judge,14 a God who expresses his wrath15 every day.

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      12 If he does not relent,16 heb will sharpen his sword;17 he will bend and string his bow.18

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        • b 7:12 - Or "If a man does not repent, / God"
          13 He has prepared his deadly weapons; he makes ready his flaming arrows.19

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          14 He who is pregnant with evil and conceives trouble gives birth20 to disillusionment.

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          15 He who digs a hole and scoops it out falls into the pit21 he has made.22

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          16 The trouble he causes recoils on himself; his violence comes down on his own head.