Psalms 9 Notes, Meaning, and Commentary

Psalms 9


Psalms 9:1

I will give thanks unto Jehovah with my whole heart; I will show forth all thy marvellous works.

Psalms 9:2

I will be glad and exult in thee; I will sing praise to thy name, O thou Most High.

Psalms 9:3

When mine enemies turn back, They stumble and perish at thy presence.

Psalms 9:4

For thou hast maintained my right and my cause; Thou sittest in the throne judging righteously.

Psalms 9:5

Thou hast rebuked the nations, thou hast destroyed the wicked; Thou hast blotted out their name for ever and ever.

Psalms 9:6

The enemy are come to an end, they are desolate for ever; And the cities which thou hast overthrown, The very remembrance of them is perished.

Psalms 9:7

But Jehovah sitteth [as king] for ever: He hath prepared his throne for judgment;

Psalms 9:8

And he will judge the world in righteousness, He will minister judgment to the peoples in uprightness.

Psalms 9:9

Jehovah also will be a high tower for the oppressed, A high tower in times of trouble;

Psalms 9:10

And they that know thy name will put their trust in thee; For thou, Jehovah, hast not forsaken them that seek thee.

Psalms 9:11

Sing praises to Jehovah, who dwelleth in Zion: Declare among the people his doings.

Psalms 9:12

For he that maketh inquisition for blood remembereth them; He forgetteth not the cry of the poor.

Psalms 9:13

Have mercy upon me, O Jehovah; Behold my affliction [which I suffer] of them that hate me, Thou that liftest me up from the gates of death;

Psalms 9:14

That I may show forth all thy praise. In the gates of the daughter of Zion I will rejoice in thy salvation.

Psalms 9:15

The nations are sunk down in the pit that they made: In the net which they hid is their own foot taken.

Psalms 9:16

Jehovah hath made himself known, he hath executed judgment: The wicked is snared in the work of his own hands. [Higgaion. Selah

Psalms 9:17

The wicked shall be turned back unto Sheol, Even all the nations that forget God.

Psalms 9:18

For the needy shall not alway be forgotten, Nor the expectation of the poor perish for ever.

Psalms 9:19

Arise, O Jehovah; Let not man prevail: Let the nations be judged in thy sight.

Psalms 9:20

Put them in fear, O Jehovah: Let the nations know themselves to be but men. [Selah

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