Psalms 56:7

7 Because of their wickedness do not[a] let them escape; in your anger, God, bring the nations down.

Psalms 56:7 in Other Translations

7 Shall they escape by iniquity? in thine anger cast down the people, O God.
7 For their crime will they escape? In wrath cast down the peoples, O God!
7 Don’t let them get away with their wickedness; in your anger, O God, bring them down.
7 Pay them back in evil! Get angry, God! Down with these people!
7 Will they escape in spite of such sin? God, bring down the nations in wrath.

Psalms 56:7 In-Context

5 All day long they twist my words; all their schemes are for my ruin.
6 They conspire, they lurk, they watch my steps, hoping to take my life.
7 Because of their wickedness do not let them escape; in your anger, God, bring the nations down.
8 Record my misery; list my tears on your scroll — are they not in your record?
9 Then my enemies will turn back when I call for help. By this I will know that God is for me.

Cross References 2

  • 1. Proverbs 19:5; Ezekiel 17:15; Romans 2:3; Hebrews 12:25
  • 2. Psalms 36:12; Psalms 55:23

Footnotes 1

  • [a]. Probable reading of the original Hebrew text; Masoretic Text does not have "do not" .
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