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Psalms 7

Overview

Psalms 7:1, David prays against the malice of his enemies, professing his innocency; Psalms 7:10, By faith he sees his defence, and the destruction of his enemies.

Shiggaion probably denotes a mournful song or, elegy, from the Arabic shaga , to be anxious, sorrowful. Habakkuk 3:1

Verse 1

words: or, business, 2 Samuel 16:1-23

Cush: Cush signifies black, an epithet, in all languages, when applied to the mind, expressive of moral turpitude; and therefore probably here applied to Shimei, denoting that he was a calumniator and villain.

O: Psalms 13:3, Psalms 13:5, Psalms 18:28, Psalms 30:2, Psalms 30:12, Psalms 43:4, Psalms 89:26, Joshua 14:8, Jeremiah 31:18, Daniel 9:4, Daniel 9:19, Daniel 9:20, Zechariah 14:5

in: Psalms 11:1, Psalms 18:2, Psalms 25:2, Psalms 26:1, Psalms 31:1, Psalms 32:10, Psalms 146:3-6, Isaiah 50:10, 1 Peter 1:21

save: Psalms 3:7, Psalms 17:7-9, Psalms 31:15, Psalms 35:1-3, Jeremiah 15:15, Jeremiah 20:11, 1 Peter 4:19

Reciprocal: Psalms 18:23 - upright Psalms 59:1 - Deliver Psalms 104:1 - O Lord Psalms 119:86 - they Psalms 143:3 - the enemy Daniel 6:22 - and also Habakkuk 3:1 - upon Shigionoth

Verse 2

Lest: Psalms 35:15, Isaiah 38:13

like: Psalms 10:9, Psalms 17:12, Psalms 22:13, Deuteronomy 33:20, Proverbs 19:12, 2 Timothy 4:17, 1 Peter 5:8

rending: Psalms 50:22, Hosea 13:7, Hosea 13:8

while: Judges 18:28, 2 Samuel 14:6, *marg. Job 10:7, not to deliver, Heb. not a deliverer

Reciprocal: Job 4:11 - old lion Job 5:4 - neither Psalms 13:2 - enemy Psalms 59:1 - Deliver Psalms 71:11 - for there Psalms 94:5 - break Psalms 143:3 - the enemy Lamentations 5:8 - there Daniel 8:4 - neither Hosea 5:14 - as a lion Acts 23:10 - fearing

Verse 3

if I: Psalms 59:3, Joshua 22:22, 1 Samuel 20:8, 1 Samuel 22:8, 1 Samuel 22:13, 1 Samuel 24:9, 1 Samuel 26:18, 1 Samuel 26:19, 2 Samuel 16:7, 2 Samuel 16:8, Job 16:17-19

if there: Psalms 66:18, 1 Samuel 24:11, Job 11:14

Reciprocal: Genesis 44:9 - both Deuteronomy 21:7 - General 1 Samuel 20:1 - What have 2 Samuel 22:21 - rewarded 2 Chronicles 6:40 - my God Job 10:7 - Thou knowest Job 31:5 - If Psalms 18:20 - cleanness Psalms 35:7 - without Psalms 44:20 - If we Psalms 50:6 - Selah Psalms 69:4 - being Psalms 119:78 - without Psalms 119:121 - I have Psalms 139:24 - And see Jeremiah 15:15 - thou Acts 25:5 - if Acts 25:11 - if I 1 Corinthians 4:4 - I know 2 Corinthians 1:12 - our rejoicing 1 Thessalonians 2:10 - how 1 John 3:21 - General

Verse 4

If I: Psalms 55:20, Psalms 109:5, Genesis 44:4, Proverbs 17:3, Jeremiah 18:20, Jeremiah 18:21

I have: 1 Samuel 24:7, 1 Samuel 24:10, 1 Samuel 24:11, 1 Samuel 26:9-17, 1 Samuel 26:24

without: 1 Samuel 19:4, 1 Samuel 19:5, 1 Samuel 20:1, 1 Samuel 22:14, 1 Samuel 24:11-15, 1 Samuel 24:17-19, 1 Samuel 25:28, 1 Samuel 25:29, 1 Samuel 26:21

Reciprocal: Numbers 5:22 - the woman Deuteronomy 21:7 - General 1 Samuel 20:8 - if there be 2 Samuel 22:21 - rewarded 2 Chronicles 20:11 - how they reward us Job 31:22 - let Psalms 13:2 - enemy Psalms 17:3 - shalt Psalms 25:3 - without Psalms 38:20 - render Psalms 139:24 - And see Matthew 5:22 - without Matthew 5:44 - General Luke 6:27 - Love John 15:25 - They Acts 16:28 - cried 1 Thessalonians 5:15 - none

Verse 5

Let: Job 31:5-10, Job 31:38-40

tread: Psalms 44:5, Psalms 60:12, Job 40:12, Isaiah 10:6, Isaiah 63:3, Zechariah 10:5, Malachi 4:3

lay: Psalms 49:12, Job 16:15, Job 40:13, Jeremiah 17:13

Selah: Psalms 3:2, Habakkuk 3:13

Reciprocal: Numbers 5:22 - the woman 1 Samuel 20:8 - if there be Job 31:22 - let Psalms 9:6 - O thou Psalms 13:2 - enemy Psalms 17:9 - deadly enemies Psalms 25:3 - without Psalms 143:3 - smitten

Verse 6

Arise: Psalms 3:7, Psalms 12:5, Psalms 35:1, Psalms 35:23, Psalms 44:26, Psalms 68:1, Psalms 68:2, Isaiah 3:13

lift up: Psalms 74:3, Psalms 94:1, Psalms 94:2, Isaiah 33:10, Isaiah 37:20

awake: Psalms 44:23, Psalms 59:5, Psalms 73:20, Psalms 78:65, Isaiah 51:9

to the: Psalms 76:8, Psalms 76:9, Psalms 103:6, 2 Samuel 17:14, *marg.

Reciprocal: Judges 4:6 - Hath 2 Samuel 18:19 - avenged him 2 Kings 19:28 - thy rage 1 Chronicles 12:17 - God 2 Chronicles 20:12 - wilt Job 31:14 - What then Psalms 6:10 - Let all Psalms 9:19 - Arise Psalms 10:12 - Arise Psalms 17:13 - Arise Psalms 82:8 - Arise Psalms 102:13 - Thou Psalms 119:43 - for I have Psalms 119:84 - when Psalms 142:7 - the righteous Isaiah 2:19 - when he Joel 3:12 - for Micah 7:9 - until 2 Corinthians 5:10 - we

Verse 7

So: Psalms 48:11, Psalms 58:10, Psalms 58:11, Revelation 11:17, Revelation 11:18, Revelation 16:5-7, Revelation 18:20, Revelation 19:2

return: Psalms 93:4, Psalms 113:5, Psalms 113:6, Psalms 138:6, Isaiah 57:15

Reciprocal: Psalms 68:1 - God arise Psalms 69:6 - Let not Psalms 80:14 - Return Psalms 95:2 - Let us Psalms 119:79 - Let those Psalms 142:7 - the righteous

Verse 8

The Lord: Psalms 9:8, Psalms 11:4, Psalms 82:1, Psalms 96:13, Psalms 98:9, Genesis 18:25, Acts 17:31, Romans 14:10-12, 1 Corinthians 4:4, 1 Corinthians 4:5

judge: Psalms 26:1, Psalms 35:24, Psalms 43:1, Genesis 31:53, 2 Chronicles 20:12

according: Psalms 17:2, Psalms 17:3, Psalms 18:20-24, Psalms 35:24-27, 2 Corinthians 1:12

to mine: Psalms 25:21, Psalms 26:11, Psalms 41:12, Psalms 78:72, Proverbs 19:1, 1 Thessalonians 2:10

Reciprocal: Genesis 16:5 - the Lord Genesis 20:5 - in the integrity Deuteronomy 32:36 - For the Judges 11:27 - be judge 1 Samuel 24:12 - Lord judge 1 Samuel 26:23 - render 2 Samuel 18:19 - avenged him 2 Samuel 22:21 - rewarded Job 10:7 - Thou knowest Job 31:6 - Let me be weighed in an even balance Psalms 7:11 - General Psalms 17:1 - Hear Psalms 31:1 - deliver Psalms 36:10 - and thy Psalms 94:15 - But Psalms 135:14 - the Lord John 21:17 - thou knowest that

Verse 9

Oh: Psalms 9:5, Psalms 9:6, Psalms 10:15, Psalms 10:18, Psalms 58:6, Psalms 74:10, Psalms 74:11, Psalms 74:22, Psalms 74:23, Isaiah 37:36-38, Daniel 11:45, Acts 12:23

but: Psalms 37:23, *marg. Psalms 40:2, 1 Samuel 2:9, Romans 16:25, 1 Thessalonians 3:13, 1 Peter 5:10, Jude 1:1

for: Psalms 17:3, Psalms 44:21, Psalms 139:1, 1 Samuel 16:7, 1 Chronicles 28:9, Jeremiah 11:20, Jeremiah 17:10, Jeremiah 20:12, Revelation 2:23

Reciprocal: Judges 7:4 - I will Judges 11:27 - be judge 1 Samuel 24:12 - Lord judge 1 Samuel 26:23 - render 2 Samuel 18:19 - avenged him 1 Chronicles 29:17 - triest the heart Job 10:7 - Thou knowest Job 31:6 - Let me be weighed in an even balance Psalms 5:10 - let Psalms 11:5 - trieth Psalms 26:2 - General Psalms 31:1 - deliver Psalms 59:13 - Consume Psalms 94:15 - But Proverbs 15:11 - the hearts Proverbs 24:12 - doth not he that Ezekiel 11:5 - for Ezekiel 21:25 - whose Luke 16:15 - God John 21:17 - thou knowest that Acts 1:24 - Lord Romans 8:27 - And he 1 Thessalonians 2:4 - but God Hebrews 4:13 - is there

Verse 10

My: etc. Heb. My buckler is upon God, Psalms 3:3, Psalms 18:1, Psalms 18:2, Psalms 84:11, Psalms 89:18, Genesis 15:1

which: Psalms 112:2, Psalms 125:4, Job 8:6, Proverbs 2:21, Proverbs 11:20, Proverbs 28:18

Reciprocal: 2 Chronicles 29:34 - upright Psalms 11:2 - the upright Psalms 19:13 - upright

Verse 11

or, God is a righteous Judge, Psalms 7:8, Psalms 94:15, Psalms 140:12, Psalms 140:13

Reciprocal: Exodus 9:2 - General Exodus 10:1 - I have hardened Deuteronomy 28:20 - send Judges 11:27 - the Judge Psalms 17:13 - which is Ezekiel 21:9 - sharpened 2 Timothy 4:8 - the righteous 1 Peter 2:23 - judgeth

Verse 12

If: Psalms 85:4, Isaiah 55:6, Isaiah 55:7, Jeremiah 31:18, Jeremiah 31:19, Ezekiel 18:30, Ezekiel 33:11, Matthew 3:10, Acts 3:19

he will: Deuteronomy 32:41, Isaiah 27:1, Isaiah 34:5, Ezekiel 21:9-11, Ezekiel 21:23

Reciprocal: Exodus 9:2 - General Deuteronomy 32:23 - spend Deuteronomy 33:29 - the sword 2 Samuel 22:15 - arrows Job 16:13 - archers Job 18:12 - destruction Job 20:25 - drawn Job 40:19 - he that Psalms 35:2 - General Psalms 59:5 - be not Psalms 64:7 - God Psalms 68:21 - of such Psalms 144:6 - shoot out Lamentations 3:12 - bent Habakkuk 3:9 - bow

Verse 13

ordaineth: Psalms 11:2, Psalms 45:5, Psalms 64:3, Psalms 64:7, Psalms 144:6, Deuteronomy 32:23, Deuteronomy 32:42, Job 6:4, Lamentations 3:12, Lamentations 3:13, Habakkuk 3:11, Habakkuk 3:13

persecutors: 2 Thessalonians 1:6, Revelation 6:10, Revelation 16:6

Reciprocal: 2 Samuel 22:15 - arrows 1 Chronicles 5:18 - to shoot Esther 5:14 - he caused Job 16:13 - archers Psalms 21:12 - thou shalt Psalms 35:2 - General Psalms 59:5 - be not Psalms 120:4 - arrows Isaiah 59:4 - they conceive Ezekiel 5:16 - the evil Habakkuk 3:9 - bow

Verse 14

Job 15:20, Job 15:35, Isaiah 33:11, Isaiah 59:4, Isaiah 59:5, James 1:15

Reciprocal: 1 Samuel 18:21 - a snare 2 Samuel 13:32 - determined 1 Kings 20:7 - seeketh mischief Job 4:8 - they that plow Job 16:11 - to the ungodly Psalms 10:7 - and deceit Psalms 28:3 - mischief Psalms 37:15 - sword Psalms 52:1 - mischief Psalms 52:5 - God Psalms 140:11 - evil Proverbs 1:18 - General Proverbs 24:2 - General Jeremiah 9:5 - weary Micah 2:1 - to Acts 5:4 - why Acts 5:37 - he also 1 Corinthians 3:19 - He

Verse 15

made: Heb. hath digged, Psalms 35:7, Psalms 119:85, Job 6:27, Jeremiah 18:20

and is: Psalms 9:15, Psalms 9:16, Psalms 10:2, Psalms 35:8, Psalms 94:13, Psalms 140:9, Psalms 140:10, Psalms 141:10, Esther 7:10, Job 4:8, Proverbs 5:22, Proverbs 26:27, Ecclesiastes 10:8, Ecclesiastes 10:9

Reciprocal: 1 Samuel 17:51 - his sword 2 Samuel 17:11 - in thine 1 Kings 21:19 - In the place 2 Kings 16:8 - to the king Esther 7:9 - Behold Job 5:13 - taketh Psalms 37:15 - sword Psalms 55:23 - O God Psalms 57:6 - a net Proverbs 11:27 - he that seeketh Proverbs 28:10 - he shall Acts 5:37 - he also 1 Corinthians 3:19 - He

Verse 16

Psalms 36:4, Psalms 36:12, Psalms 37:12, Psalms 37:13, 1 Samuel 23:9, 1 Samuel 24:12, 1 Samuel 24:13, 1 Samuel 26:10, 1 Samuel 28:19, 1 Samuel 31:3, 1 Samuel 31:4, 1 Kings 2:32, Esther 9:25, Malachi 2:3-5

Reciprocal: Judges 9:24 - That the 1 Samuel 17:51 - his sword 1 Samuel 25:39 - hath returned 2 Samuel 3:39 - the Lord 2 Samuel 17:11 - in thine 1 Kings 2:44 - return 1 Kings 21:19 - In the place 2 Kings 16:8 - to the king Esther 7:9 - Behold Job 5:13 - taketh Psalms 9:15 - General Psalms 10:2 - let Psalms 18:48 - violent man Psalms 35:8 - net Psalms 55:23 - O God Psalms 57:6 - a net Psalms 94:23 - And he Psalms 140:9 - let the mischief Psalms 141:10 - the wicked Proverbs 5:22 - His Proverbs 11:6 - but Proverbs 11:27 - he that seeketh Proverbs 21:7 - robbery Proverbs 24:16 - but Proverbs 26:27 - diggeth Proverbs 28:10 - he shall Ecclesiastes 10:8 - that

Verse 17

according: Psalms 35:28, Psalms 51:14, Psalms 71:15, Psalms 71:16, Psalms 98:2, Psalms 111:3, Psalms 145:7

most: Psalms 9:2, Psalms 92:1, Psalms 92:8, Daniel 4:17, Daniel 4:25, Daniel 4:34, Acts 7:48

Reciprocal: Genesis 14:18 - the most Deuteronomy 32:8 - Most Psalms 9:1 - praise Psalms 54:6 - praise Psalms 109:30 - greatly Psalms 135:1 - Praise ye the name Daniel 5:18 - the most

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Torrey, R. A. "Commentary on Psalms 7". "Treasury of Scripture Knowledge". https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/eng/tsk/psalms-7.html.