Psalms 109:7

7 When he is tried, let him be found guilty, and may his prayers condemn him.

Psalms 109:7 in Other Translations

7 When he shall be judged, let him be condemned: and let his prayer become sin.
7 When he is tried, let him come forth guilty; let his prayer be counted as sin!
7 When his case comes up for judgment, let him be pronounced guilty. Count his prayers as sins.
7 When he's judged, let the verdict be, "Guilty," and when he prays, let his prayer turn to sin.
7 When he is judged, let him be found guilty, and let his prayer be counted as sin.

Psalms 109:7 Meaning and Commentary

Psalms 109:7

When he shall be judged, let him be condemned
When he shall be arraigned at the bar of his own conscience, and be charged with the sin of which he is guilty, let conscience, which is as a thousand witnesses, rise up against him, and condemn him; so it did Judas, ( Matthew 26:1 Matthew 26:3 Matthew 26:4 ) , or when he shall stand before the judgment seat of Christ at the last day,

let him go out a wicked,
or a guilty or condemned man F26; let him hear the awful sentence, "go, thou cursed, into everlasting fire": and let him go out immediately from the presence of the Judge into eternal punishment, the condemnation of the devil: so Judas is said to go to his own place, ( Acts 1:25 ) .

And let his prayer become sin,
let it be fruitless and in vain; and so far from being heard, let it he treated as an abomination; let it be considered as an aggravation of his crime, as Haman's was, ( est 7:7 est 7:8 ) , let his prayer being without faith in the blood of Christ, be reckoned sinful, as it was; let his cries, and tears, and repentance issue in desperation, and that in sin, as it did in destroying himself, ( Matthew 27:5 ) .


F26 (evr auy) "exeat impius", Pagninus, Montanus, Vatablus, De Dieu, Gejerus; "damnatus", Junius & Tremellius; "condemnatus", Cocceius.

Psalms 109:7 In-Context

5 They repay me evil for good, and hatred for my friendship.
6 Appoint someone evil to oppose my enemy; let an accuser stand at his right hand.
7 When he is tried, let him be found guilty, and may his prayers condemn him.
8 May his days be few; may another take his place of leadership.
9 May his children be fatherless and his wife a widow.

Cross References 2

  • 1. Psalms 1:5
  • 2. Proverbs 28:9; Isaiah 41:24
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