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Salme 9

Herren dømmer de onde og hjælper de undertrykte

1Til korlederen: Synges til melodien „En søns død.” En sang af David.

Jeg vil prise dig, Herre, af hele mit hjerte,
    fortælle om dine undere dag efter dag.
Jeg fryder mig over dig og synger lovsange til dig,
    for du er den almægtige Gud.

Mine fjender vendte om og flygtede,
    du jog dem på flugt og fældede dem.
Du skaffede mig oprejsning
    og afsagde en retfærdig dom.
Du gik i rette med folkeslagene,
    du udryddede de onde mennesker,
        så deres navne er glemt for altid.
Mine fjender blev fuldstændig knust,
    deres byer blev lagt i ruiner,
        man husker dem ikke mere.

Herren regerer i evighed,
    han sidder som dommer på sin trone.
Han er fair, når han dømmer folkene,
    han regerer verden med retfærdighed.

10 De undertrykte søger tilflugt hos Herren,
    han hjælper dem i modgang og trængsel.
11 De, som kender dig, Herre, stoler på dig,
    du skuffer ikke dem, der søger din hjælp.
12 Syng af fryd for Herren, som troner på Zion,
    lad verden høre om hans store undere.
13 Han husker og hævner uret og drab,
    han glemmer ikke de svages råb.

14 Vær mig nådig, Herre,
    for mine fjender er ude efter mig.
        Herre, riv mig ud af dødens gab.
15 Så vil jeg prise dig på Jerusalems torve,
    og fryde mig over, at du frelste mig.
16 Fjenderne ender i deres egen faldgrube,
    de bliver fanget i deres egne fælder.
17 Herren er kendt for sin retfærdighed,
    de onde indfanges af deres egen ondskab.
18 De ugudelige ender i den evige død,
    det gælder alle, som gør oprør mod Gud.
19 Men de ydmyge bliver ikke ladt i stikken,
    de undertryktes håb bliver ikke gjort til skamme.

20 Herre, lad ikke de onde sejre,
    men udmål den straf, de fortjener.
21 Lad dem frygte og bæve,
    så de indser, at de kun er mennesker.

New American Standard Bible

Psalm 9

A Psalm of Thanksgiving for God’s Justice.

For the choir director; on [a]Muth-labben. A Psalm of David.

1I will give thanks to the Lord with all my heart;
I will tell of all Your [b]wonders.
I will be glad and exult in You;
I will sing praise to Your name, O Most High.

When my enemies turn back,
They stumble and perish before You.
For You have maintained [c]my just cause;
You have sat on the throne [d]judging righteously.
You have rebuked the nations, You have destroyed the wicked;
You have blotted out their name forever and ever.
[e]The enemy has come to an end in perpetual ruins,
And You have uprooted the cities;
The very memory of them has perished.

But the Lord [f]abides forever;
He has established His throne for judgment,
And He will judge the world in righteousness;
He will execute judgment for the peoples with equity.
[g]The Lord also will be a stronghold for the oppressed,
A stronghold in times of trouble;
10 And [h]those who know Your name will put their trust in You,
For You, O Lord, have not forsaken those who seek You.

11 Sing praises to the Lord, who dwells in Zion;
Declare among the peoples His deeds.
12 For He who [i]requires blood remembers them;
He does not forget the cry of the afflicted.
13 Be gracious to me, O Lord;
See my affliction from those who hate me,
You who lift me up from the gates of death,
14 That I may tell of all Your praises,
That in the gates of the daughter of Zion
I may rejoice in Your [j]salvation.
15 The nations have sunk down in the pit which they have made;
In the net which they hid, their own foot has been caught.
16 The Lord has made Himself known;
He has executed judgment.
In the work of his own hands the wicked is snared. [k]Higgaion [l]Selah.

17 The wicked will [m]return to [n]Sheol,
Even all the nations who forget God.
18 For the needy will not always be forgotten,
Nor the hope of the afflicted perish forever.
19 Arise, O Lord, do not let man prevail;
Let the nations be judged before You.
20 Put them in fear, O Lord;
Let the nations know that they are but men. Selah.

Notas al pie

  1. Psalm 9:1 I.e. “Death to the Son”
  2. Psalm 9:1 Or miracles
  3. Psalm 9:4 Lit my right and my cause
  4. Psalm 9:4 Or a righteous Judge
  5. Psalm 9:6 Or O enemy, desolations are finished forever; And their cities You have plucked up
  6. Psalm 9:7 Or sits as king
  7. Psalm 9:9 Or Let the Lord also be
  8. Psalm 9:10 Or let those...name put
  9. Psalm 9:12 I.e. avenges bloodshed
  10. Psalm 9:14 Or deliverance
  11. Psalm 9:16 Perhaps, resounding music or meditation
  12. Psalm 9:16 Selah may mean: Pause, Crescendo or Musical interlude
  13. Psalm 9:17 Or turn
  14. Psalm 9:17 I.e. the nether world