7:1 Shiggaion of David, which he sang to Yahweh, concerning the words of Cush a Benjamite. O Yahweh my God, in you I take refuge: Save me from all those who pursue me, and deliver me,
7:2 Or else they will tear my soul like a lion, Rending it in pieces, while there is none to deliver.
7:3 O Yahweh my God, if I have done this; If there is iniquity in my hands;
7:4 If I have rewarded evil to him who was at peace with me; (Yes, I have delivered him who without cause was my adversary;)
7:5 Let the enemy pursue my soul, and overtake it; Yes, let him tread my life down to the earth, And cause my glory to stay in the dust. Selah.
7:6 Arise, O Yahweh, in your anger; Lift up yourself against the rage of my adversaries, And awake for me; you have commanded judgment.
7:7 And let the congregation of the peoples circle you about; And over them you return on high.
7:8 Yahweh will judge the peoples: Judge me, O Yahweh, according to my righteousness, and to my integrity that is in me.
7:9 Oh let the wickedness of the wicked come to an end, but you establish the righteous: For, the righteous God tries the minds and hearts.
7:10 My shield is with God, Who saves the upright in heart.
7:11 God is a righteous judge, Yes, a God who has indignation every day.
7:12 If a man doesn't turn, he will whet his sword; He has bent his bow, and made it ready.
7:13 He has also prepared for him the instruments of death; He makes his arrows fiery [shafts].
7:14 Look, he travails with iniquity; Yes, he has become pregnant with mischief, and given birth to falsehood.
7:15 He has made a pit, and dug it, And has fallen into the ditch which he made.
7:16 His mischief will return on his own head, And his violence will come down on the top of his own head.
7:17 I will give thanks to Yahweh according to his righteousness, And will sing praise to the name of Yahweh Most High.
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