Psalm 9
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I Will Give Thanks to the Lord

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1For the director of music. To the tune of "The Death of the Son." A psalm of David. I will give thanks to you, LORD, with all my heart; I will tell of all your wonderful deeds.1I will give thanks to the LORD with my whole heart; I will recount all of your wonderful deeds.1For the choir director; on Muth-labben. A Psalm of David. I will give thanks to the LORD with all my heart; I will tell of all Your wonders.1To the chief Musician upon Muthlabben, A Psalm of David. I will praise thee, O LORD, with my whole heart; I will shew forth all thy marvellous works.1For the choir director: according to Muth-labben. A Davidic psalm. I will thank Yahweh with all my heart; I will declare all Your wonderful works.
2I will be glad and rejoice in you; I will sing the praises of your name, O Most High.2I will be glad and exult in you; I will sing praise to your name, O Most High.2I will be glad and exult in You; I will sing praise to Your name, O Most High.2I will be glad and rejoice in thee: I will sing praise to thy name, O thou most High.2I will rejoice and boast about You; I will sing about Your name, Most High.
3My enemies turn back; they stumble and perish before you.3When my enemies turn back, they stumble and perish before your presence.3When my enemies turn back, They stumble and perish before You.3When mine enemies are turned back, they shall fall and perish at thy presence.3When my enemies retreat, they stumble and perish before You.
4For you have upheld my right and my cause, sitting enthroned as the righteous judge.4For you have maintained my just cause; you have sat on the throne, giving righteous judgment.4For You have maintained my just cause; You have sat on the throne judging righteously.4For thou hast maintained my right and my cause; thou satest in the throne judging right.4For You have upheld my just cause; You are seated on Your throne as a righteous judge.
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5You have rebuked the nations and destroyed the wicked; you have blotted out their name for ever and ever.5You have rebuked the nations; you have made the wicked perish; you have blotted out their name forever and ever.5You have rebuked the nations, You have destroyed the wicked; You have blotted out their name forever and ever.5Thou hast rebuked the heathen, thou hast destroyed the wicked, thou hast put out their name for ever and ever.5You have rebuked the nations: You have destroyed the wicked; You have erased their name forever and ever.
6Endless ruin has overtaken my enemies, you have uprooted their cities; even the memory of them has perished.6The enemy came to an end in everlasting ruins; their cities you rooted out; the very memory of them has perished.6The enemy has come to an end in perpetual ruins, And You have uprooted the cities; The very memory of them has perished.6O thou enemy, destructions are come to a perpetual end: and thou hast destroyed cities; their memorial is perished with them.6The enemy has come to eternal ruin; You have uprooted the cities, and the very memory of them has perished.
7The LORD reigns forever; he has established his throne for judgment.7But the LORD sits enthroned forever; he has established his throne for justice,7But the LORD abides forever; He has established His throne for judgment,7But the LORD shall endure for ever: he hath prepared his throne for judgment.7But the LORD sits enthroned forever; He has established His throne for judgment.
8He rules the world in righteousness and judges the peoples with equity.8and he judges the world with righteousness; he judges the peoples with uprightness.8And He will judge the world in righteousness; He will execute judgment for the peoples with equity.8And he shall judge the world in righteousness, he shall minister judgment to the people in uprightness.8He judges the world with righteousness; He executes judgment on the nations with fairness.
9The LORD is a refuge for the oppressed, a stronghold in times of trouble.9The LORD is a stronghold for the oppressed, a stronghold in times of trouble.9The LORD also will be a stronghold for the oppressed, A stronghold in times of trouble;9The LORD also will be a refuge for the oppressed, a refuge in times of trouble.9The LORD is a refuge for the oppressed, a refuge in times of trouble.
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10Those who know your name trust in you, for you, LORD, have never forsaken those who seek you.10And those who know your name put their trust in you, for you, O LORD, have not forsaken those who seek you.10And those who know Your name will put their trust in You, For You, O LORD, have not forsaken those who seek You.10And they that know thy name will put their trust in thee: for thou, LORD, hast not forsaken them that seek thee.10Those who know Your name trust in You because You have not abandoned those who seek You, Yahweh.
11Sing the praises of the LORD, enthroned in Zion; proclaim among the nations what he has done.11Sing praises to the LORD, who sits enthroned in Zion! Tell among the peoples his deeds!11Sing praises to the LORD, who dwells in Zion; Declare among the peoples His deeds.11Sing praises to the LORD, which dwelleth in Zion: declare among the people his doings.11Sing to the LORD, who dwells in Zion; proclaim His deeds among the nations.
12For he who avenges blood remembers; he does not ignore the cries of the afflicted.12For he who avenges blood is mindful of them; he does not forget the cry of the afflicted.12For He who requires blood remembers them; He does not forget the cry of the afflicted.12When he maketh inquisition for blood, he remembereth them: he forgetteth not the cry of the humble.12For the One who seeks an accounting for bloodshed remembers them; He does not forget the cry of the afflicted.
13LORD, see how my enemies persecute me! Have mercy and lift me up from the gates of death,13Be gracious to me, O LORD! See my affliction from those who hate me, O you who lift me up from the gates of death,13Be gracious to me, O LORD; See my affliction from those who hate me, You who lift me up from the gates of death,13Have mercy upon me, O LORD; consider my trouble which I suffer of them that hate me, thou that liftest me up from the gates of death:13Be gracious to me, LORD; consider my affliction at the hands of those who hate me. Lift me up from the gates of death,
14that I may declare your praises in the gates of Daughter Zion, and there rejoice in your salvation.14that I may recount all your praises, that in the gates of the daughter of Zion I may rejoice in your salvation.14That I may tell of all Your praises, That in the gates of the daughter of Zion I may rejoice in Your salvation.14That I may shew forth all thy praise in the gates of the daughter of Zion: I will rejoice in thy salvation.14so that I may declare all Your praises. I will rejoice in Your salvation within the gates of Daughter Zion.
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15The nations have fallen into the pit they have dug; their feet are caught in the net they have hidden.15The nations have sunk in the pit that they made; in the net that they hid, their own foot has been caught.15The nations have sunk down in the pit which they have made; In the net which they hid, their own foot has been caught.15The heathen are sunk down in the pit that they made: in the net which they hid is their own foot taken.15The nations have fallen into the pit they made; their foot is caught in the net they have concealed.
16The LORD is known by his acts of justice; the wicked are ensnared by the work of their hands.16The LORD has made himself known; he has executed judgment; the wicked are snared in the work of their own hands. Higgaion. Selah16The LORD has made Himself known; He has executed judgment. In the work of his own hands the wicked is snared. Higgaion Selah.16The LORD is known by the judgment which he executeth: the wicked is snared in the work of his own hands. Higgaion. Selah.16The LORD has revealed Himself; He has executed justice, striking down the wicked by the work of their hands. Higgaion. Selah
17The wicked go down to the realm of the dead, all the nations that forget God.17The wicked shall return to Sheol, all the nations that forget God.17The wicked will return to Sheol, Even all the nations who forget God.17The wicked shall be turned into hell, and all the nations that forget God.17The wicked will return to Sheol-- all the nations that forget God.
18But God will never forget the needy; the hope of the afflicted will never perish.18For the needy shall not always be forgotten, and the hope of the poor shall not perish forever.18For the needy will not always be forgotten, Nor the hope of the afflicted perish forever.18For the needy shall not alway be forgotten: the expectation of the poor shall not perish for ever.18For the oppressed will not always be forgotten; the hope of the afflicted will not perish forever.
19Arise, LORD, do not let mortals triumph; let the nations be judged in your presence.19Arise, O LORD! Let not man prevail; let the nations be judged before you!19Arise, O LORD, do not let man prevail; Let the nations be judged before You.19Arise, O LORD; let not man prevail: let the heathen be judged in thy sight.19Rise up, LORD! Do not let man prevail; let the nations be judged in Your presence.
20Strike them with terror, LORD; let the nations know they are only mortal.20Put them in fear, O LORD! Let the nations know that they are but men! Selah20Put them in fear, O LORD; Let the nations know that they are but men. Selah.20Put them in fear, O LORD: that the nations may know themselves to be but men. Selah.20Put terror in them, LORD; let the nations know they are only men. Selah



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