Psalm 9 TNIV

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

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

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2 I will be glad and rejoice3 in you; I will sing the praises4 of your name,5 O Most High.
3 My enemies turn back; they stumble and perish before you.
4 For you have upheld my right6 and my cause,7 sitting enthroned8 as the righteous judge.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 my enemies, 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 rules the world in righteousness16 and judges the peoples with equity.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 trust in you, for you, LORD, have never forsaken22 those who seek you.23

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11 Sing the praises24 of 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 cries of the afflicted.29

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13 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 Daughter Zion,34 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 acts of justice; the wicked are ensnared by the work of their hands.a38

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    • a 9:16 - The Hebrew has "Higgaion" and "Selah" (words of uncertain meaning) here; "Selah" occurs also at the end of verse 20.
      17 The wicked go down to the realm of the dead,39 all the nations that forget God.40

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      18 But God will never forget the needy; the hope41 of the afflicted42 will never perish.

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

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      20 Strike them with terror,46 LORD; let the nations know they are only mortals.47

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