Psalm 9 New International Version (NIV)
For the director of music. To the tune of “The Death of the Son.” A psalm of David.
1 I will give thanks to you, Lord, with all my heart;
3 My enemies turn back;
7 The Lord reigns forever;
11 Sing the praises of the Lord, enthroned in Zion;
13 Lord, see how my enemies persecute me!
15 The nations have fallen into the pit they have dug;
19 Arise, Lord, do not let mortals triumph;
Psalm 9 New King James Version (NKJV)
Prayer and Thanksgiving for the Lord’s Righteous Judgments
To the Chief Musician. To the tune of [a]“Death of the Son.” A Psalm of David.
9 I will praise You, O Lord, with my whole heart;
3 When my enemies turn back,
6 O enemy, destructions are finished forever!
9 The Lord also will be a refuge[c] for the oppressed,
11 Sing praises to the Lord, who dwells in Zion!
13 Have mercy on me, O Lord!
15 The [f]nations have sunk down in the pit which they made;
17 The wicked shall be turned into hell,
Psalm 9 New Living Translation (NLT)
For the choir director: A psalm of David, to be sung to the tune “Death of the Son.”
1 I will praise you, Lord, with all my heart;
3 My enemies retreated;
7 But the Lord reigns forever,
11 Sing praises to the Lord who reigns in Jerusalem.[a]
13 Lord, have mercy on me.
15 The nations have fallen into the pit they dug for others.
17 The wicked will go down to the grave.[c]
19 Arise, O Lord!
Psalm 9 Good News Translation (GNT)
Thanksgiving to God for His Justice[a]
9 I will praise you, Lord, with all my heart;
3 My enemies turn back when you appear;
5 You have condemned the heathen
7 But the Lord is king forever;
9 The Lord is a refuge for the oppressed,
11 Sing praise to the Lord, who rules in Zion!
13 Be merciful to me, O Lord!
15 The heathen have dug a pit and fallen in;
17 Death is the destiny of all the wicked,
19 Come, Lord! Do not let anyone defy you!
Psalm 9 New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)
God’s Power and Justice
To the leader: according to Muth-labben. A Psalm of David.
1 I will give thanks to the Lord with my whole heart;
3 When my enemies turned back,
5 You have rebuked the nations, you have destroyed the wicked;
7 But the Lord sits enthroned forever,
9 The Lord is a stronghold for the oppressed,
11 Sing praises to the Lord, who dwells in Zion.
13 Be gracious to me, O Lord.
15 The nations have sunk in the pit that they made;
17 The wicked shall depart to Sheol,
18 For the needy shall not always be forgotten,
19 Rise up, O Lord! Do not let mortals prevail;
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