King James Bible

Psalms 6

The Book of Psalms

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Chapter 7

1

 

 Shiggaion of David, which he sang unto the LORD, concerning the words of Cush the Benjamite. O LORD my God, in thee do I put my trust: save me from all them that persecute me, and deliver me: 

 

 


2

 

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

 

 


3

 

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

 

 


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:) 

 

 


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. 

 

 


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. 

 

 


7

 

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

 

 


8

 

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

 

 


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. 

 

 


10

 

 My defence [is] of God, which saveth the upright in heart. 

 

 


11

 

 God judgeth the righteous, and God is angry [with the wicked] every day. 

 

 


12

 

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

 

 


13

 

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

 

 


14

 

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

 

 


15

 

 He made a pit, and digged it, and is fallen into the ditch [which] he made. 

 

 


16

 

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

 

 


17

 

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

 

 


Psalms 8

 

 

 

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