13 Lord, see how my enemies(A) persecute me!
    Have mercy(B) and lift me up from the gates of death,(C)
14 that I may declare your praises(D)
    in the gates of Daughter Zion,(E)
    and there rejoice in your salvation.(F)

15 The nations have fallen into the pit they have dug;(G)
    their feet are caught in the net they have hidden.(H)
16 The Lord is known by his acts of justice;
    the wicked are ensnared by the work of their hands.[a](I)
17 The wicked go down to the realm of the dead,(J)
    all the nations that forget God.(K)
18 But God will never forget the needy;
    the hope(L) of the afflicted(M) will never perish.

19 Arise,(N) Lord, do not let mortals triumph;(O)
    let the nations be judged(P) in your presence.
20 Strike them with terror,(Q) Lord;
    let the nations know they are only mortal.(R)

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Footnotes

  1. Psalm 9:16 The Hebrew has Higgaion and Selah (words of uncertain meaning) here; Selah occurs also at the end of verse 20.