or they will tear me like a lion and rip me to pieces with no one to rescue me. (Psalm 7:2)
O LORD my God, if I have done this and there is guilt on my hands - (Psalm 7:3)
if I have done evil to him who is at peace with me or without cause have robbed my foe - (Psalm 7:4)
then let my enemy pursue and overtake me; let him trample my life to the ground and make me sleep in the dust.
Arise, O LORD, in your anger; rise up against the rage of my enemies. Awake, my God; decree justice. (Psalm 7:6)
Let the assembled peoples gather around you. Rule over them from on high; (Psalm 7:7)
let the LORD judge the peoples. Judge me, O LORD, according to my righteousness, according to my integrity, O Most High. (Psalm 7:8)
O righteous God, who searches minds and hearts, bring to an end the violence of the wicked and make the righteous secure. (Psalm 7:9)
My shield is God Most High, who saves the upright in heart. (Psalm 7:10)
God is a righteous judge, a God who expresses his wrath every day. (Psalm 7:11)
If he does not relent, he will sharpen his sword; he will bend and string his bow. (Psalm 7:12)
He has prepared his deadly weapons; he makes ready his flaming arrows. (Psalm 7:13)
He who is pregnant with evil and conceives trouble gives birth to disillusionment. (Psalm 7:14)
He who digs a hole and scoops it out falls into the pit he has made. (Psalm 7:15)
The trouble he causes recoils on himself; his violence comes down on his own head. (Psalm 7:16)
I will give thanks to the LORD because of his righteousness and will sing praise to the name of the LORD Most High. (Psalm 7:17)
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