Psalm 7

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1: O LORD my God, in thee do I put my trust: save me from all them that persecute me, and deliver me: edit

2: Lest he tear my soul like a lion, rending it in pieces, while there is none to deliver. edit

3: O LORD my God, If I have done this; if there be iniquity in my hands; edit

4: If I have rewarded evil unto him that was at peace with me; (yea, I have delivered him that without cause is mine enemy:) edit

5: Let the enemy persecute my soul, and take it; yea, let him tread down my life upon the earth, and lay mine honour in the dust. Selah. edit

6: Arise, O LORD, in thine anger, lift up thyself because of the rage of mine enemies: and awake for me to the judgment that thou hast commanded. edit

7: So shall the congregation of the people compass thee about: for their sakes therefore return thou on high. edit

8: The LORD shall judge the people: judge me, O LORD, according to my righteousness, and according to mine integrity that is in me. edit

9: Oh let the wickedness of the wicked come to an end; but establish the just: for the righteous God trieth the hearts and reins. edit

10: My defence is of God, which saveth the upright in heart. edit

11: God judgeth the righteous, and God is angry with the wicked every day. edit

12: If he turn not, he will whet his sword; he hath bent his bow, and made it ready. edit

13: He hath also prepared for him the instruments of death; he ordaineth his arrows against the persecutors. edit

14: Behold, he travaileth with iniquity, and hath conceived mischief, and brought forth falsehood. edit

15: He made a pit, and digged it, and is fallen into the ditch which he made. edit

16: His mischief shall return upon his own head, and his violent dealing shall come down upon his own pate. edit

17: I will praise the LORD according to his righteousness: and will sing praise to the name of the LORD most high. edit

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