Psalm 7:9-17 NIV

9 O righteous God,1 who searches minds and hearts,2 bring to an end the violence of the wicked and make the righteous secure.3

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10 My shielda4 is God Most High, who saves the upright in heart.5

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    • a 7:10 - Or "sovereign"
      11 God is a righteous judge,6 a God who expresses his wrath7 every day.

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      12 If he does not relent,8 heb will sharpen his sword;9 he will bend and string his bow.10

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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.11

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          14 He who is pregnant with evil and conceives trouble gives birth12 to disillusionment.

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          15 He who digs a hole and scoops it out falls into the pit13 he has made.14

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          16 The trouble he causes recoils on himself; his violence comes down on his own head.
          17 I will give thanks to the LORD because of his righteousness15 and will sing praise16 to the name of the LORD Most High.17

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