That's just what we wanted! God has permitted us to triumph, and he has showed that we are right in the matter. I went about as though I grieved for my friend or my brother; as one who laments his mother, I bowed down in mourning. O God, how difficult I find your thoughts; how many of them there are! It is not probable that witnesses in a court are intended. Lord, do not be far from me. I will eagerly obey your commands, because you will give me more understanding. Our eyes have seen it! Chaff driven before the wind represents the confused rout of a beaten army flying without any resistance before an enemy. The psalmist prays that the evildoers be publicly exposed as unjust — , and gives thanks in anticipation of vindication —.
May those who plot against me be turned back and confused! Let not those rejoice over me who are wrongfully my foes, and let not those wink the eye who hate me without cause. But his enemies would not allow him to remain quiet. The problem in all of these cases is, the devil is influencing these people and causing them to do evil things. O God, how I wish you would kill the wicked! I have decided to obey your laws until the day I die. Take up my case, my God and my Lord. I will give You thanks in the great congregation; I will praise You among a mighty throng. All the evil wicked men do to him.
And so stirred Saul up against him 1 Sam. Our Favorite Psalms This page lists our favorite psalms from the in Today's English Version. How I wish violent people would leave me alone! How long, O Lord, will you look on and do nothing? Just as we desired it should be; that is exactly our mind in the case. God will take care of it for us, just like He did for David. As a child lies quietly in its mother's arms, so my heart is quiet within me. Let them not, under thy government, come off victorious in doing wrong. What does the confusion, spoken of in verse 4, remind the author of? I will thank you in the great congregation; in the mighty throng I will praise you.
Let me hear the sounds of joy and gladness; and though you have crushed me and broken me, I will be happy once again. You are my defender and protector; I put my hope in your promise. And so it often is in the course of Providence, that the wicked fall into the same calamity they have intended and endeavored to bring others into see Psalm 7:15. May disaster come upon him by surprise; May the net that he hid catch him; May he fall into it and be destroyed. All things remain to this day because of your command, because they are all your servants. I gain wisdom from your laws, and so I hate all bad conduct. Let them not feel that they have triumphed.
Let not those rejoice over me who are wrongfully my foes, and let not those wink the eye who hate me without cause. My heart aches with longing; I want to know your judgments at all times. He was constant in it and his heart was in it, as he took delight in it, and he was heard and answered. Every new proof of the kindness of God to him would lead to new acts of praise. We are told to pray without ceasing. This is not the meaning of the word used here.
Now look in the following Scripture, and see why we are to do it. Click the button below to continue. We got what we wanted. He taught me to sing a new song, a song of praise to our God. Keep me from going the wrong way, and in your goodness teach me your law.
Don't let those who hate me for no reason smirk with delight over my sorrow. Let not them that are mine enemies wrongfully rejoice over me: neither let them wink with the eye that hate me without a cause. If I went up to heaven, you would be there; if I lay down in the world of the dead, you would be there. Let destruction come upon him unawares, And let the net which he hid catch himself; Into that very destruction let him fall. New American Standard Bible Copyright© 1960 - 1995 by The Lockman Foundation.
This filled him with so much joy, as it does every believer that has a view of interest in it. Rescue me from their destruction, my precious life from the lions! Lord, how long wilt thou look on? If you have already donated, we sincerely thank you. The same is true today. We all benefit when one of God's children win a victory. I confessed all I have done, and you answered me; teach me your ways.
It is a matter of common experience that when men fall from a high position into misfortune, the base vulgar crowd always turns against them with scoffs and jeers and every sort of insulting language. Find out if there is any evil in me and guide me in the everlasting way. Lexham English Bible They repay me evil in place of good. We have seen it with our own eyes. I study your instructions; I examine your teachings. For without cause they hid their net for me; without cause they dug a pit for my life. Who rejoices when a Christian falls? Because God gives him victory, the king will rejoice.
I bowed my head in grief as though weeping for my mother. That is, give me some assurance that thou wilt interpose, and that thou wilt guard me from my enemies. And let the net that he hid ensnare him; let him fall into it—to his destruction! With all my heart I try to serve you; keep me from disobeying your commandments. You reject everyone who disobeys your laws; their deceitful schemes are useless. Take hold of shield and buckler and rise for my help! The ways of wicked men are as darkness, they know not in what condition they are, and where they are going.