Psalms 7:5

“Let the enemy persecute my soul, and take it; yea, let him tread down my life upon the earth, and lay mine honour in the dust. Selah.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations for Psalms 7:5

Let the enemie persecute my soule, and take it, yea let him tread downe my life vpon the earth, and lay mine honour in the dust. Selah.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

Let the enemy pursue my soul and overtake {it;} And let him trample my life down to the ground And lay my glory in the dust. Selah.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Let the enemy pursue my soul, and overtake it; Yea, let him tread my life down to the earth, And lay my glory in the dust. Selah
- American Standard Version (1901)

Let my hater go after my soul and take it; let my life be crushed to the earth, and my honour into the dust. (Selah.)
- Basic English Bible

Let the enemy pursue after my soul, and take [it], and let him tread down my life to the earth, and lay my glory in the dust. Selah.
- Darby Bible

Let the enemy persecute my soul, and take it; yes, let him tread down my life upon the earth, and lay my honor in the dust. Selah.
- Webster's Bible

let the enemy pursue my soul, and overtake it; yes, let him tread my life down to the earth, and lay my glory in the dust. Selah.
- World English Bible

An enemy pursueth my soul, and overtaketh, And treadeth down to the earth my life, And my honour placeth in the dust. Selah.
- Youngs Literal Bible

(7:6) Let the enemy pursue my soul, and overtake it, and tread my life down to the earth; yea, let him lay my glory in the dust. Selah
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible Commentary for Psalms 7:5

Wesley's Notes for Psalms 7:5


7:3 Hands - Which Cush and others falsely lay to my charge. Iniquity - In my actions.

7:4 Deliver - When it was in my power to destroy him, as #1Sam 24:2 |- 6.

7:6 Lift up - Glorify thyself, and shew thyself to be above them. Commanded - To execute that righteous sentence, which thou hast commanded, appointed, and declared by thy prophet Samuel.

7:7 Compass - They will come from all parts to worship thee, and offer to thee praises and sacrifices. High - To thy tribunal, to sit there and judge my cause. An allusion to earthly tribunals, which generally are set up on high above the people.


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