Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

O let the evil of the wicked come to an end, but establish the righteous; For the righteous God tries the hearts and minds.

King James Version

Oh let the wickedness of the wicked come to an end; but establish the just: for the righteous God trieth the hearts and reins.

Holman Bible

Let the evil of the wicked come to an end, but establish the righteous. The One who examines the thoughts and emotions is a righteous God.

International Standard Version

Let the evil of the wicked come to an end, but establish the righteous. For you are the righteous God who discerns the inner thoughts.

A Conservative Version

O let the wickedness of the wicked man come to an end, but establish thou the righteous man. For the righteous God tries the minds and hearts.

American Standard Version

O let the wickedness of the wicked come to an end, but establish thou the righteous: For the righteous God trieth the minds and hearts.

Amplified

Oh, let the wickedness of the wicked come to an end, but establish the [uncompromisingly] righteous [those upright and in harmony with You]; for You, Who try the hearts and emotions and thinking powers, are a righteous God.

Bible in Basic English

O let the evil of the evil-doer come to an end, but give strength to the upright: for men's minds and hearts are tested by the God of righteousness.

Darby Translation

Oh let the wrong of the wicked come to an end, and establish thou the righteous man; even thou that triest the hearts and reins, the righteous God.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Let wickedness consume the wicked; but establish the just: for the righteous God is he who tries the hearts and kidneys.

Julia Smith Translation

Now shall the evil of the unjust come to an end; and thou wilt direct the just one: for the just God tried hearts and reins.

King James 2000

Oh let the wickedness of the wicked come to an end; but establish the just: for the righteous God tests the minds and hearts.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Let the evil of the wicked come to an end, but establish [the] righteous, and test the hearts and innermost being, O righteous God.

Modern King James verseion

O let the wickedness of the wicked come to an end, but establish the just. For the righteous God tries the minds and hearts.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

O let the wickedness of the ungodly come to an end; but guide thou the just. For the righteous God trieth the very hearts and reins.

NET Bible

May the evil deeds of the wicked come to an end! But make the innocent secure, O righteous God, you who examine inner thoughts and motives!

New Heart English Bible

Oh let the wickedness of the wicked come to an end, but establish the righteous; their minds and hearts are searched by the righteous God.

New simplified Bible

Let the evil of the wicked come to an end. Establish the righteous, you who test the minds and hearts, O righteous God.

The Emphasized Bible

Let the wrong of the lawless, I pray thee, come to an end, and establish thou him that is righteous, - for, a trier of hearts and reins, is God the righteous one.

Webster

Oh let the wickedness of the wicked come to an end; but establish the just: for the righteous God trieth the hearts and reins.

World English Bible

Oh let the wickedness of the wicked come to an end, but establish the righteous; their minds and hearts are searched by the righteous God.

Youngs Literal Translation

Let, I pray Thee be ended the evil of the wicked, And establish Thou the righteous, And a trier of hearts and reins is the righteous God.

References

Images Psalm 7:9

Context Readings

Prayer For Justice

8 The LORD judges the peoples; Vindicate me, O LORD, according to my righteousness and my integrity that is in me. 9 O let the evil of the wicked come to an end, but establish the righteous; For the righteous God tries the hearts and minds. 10 My shield is with God, Who saves the upright in heart.


Cross References

Jeremiah 11:20

But, O LORD of hosts, who judges righteously, Who tries the feelings and the heart, Let me see Your vengeance on them, For to You have I committed my cause.

Revelation 2:23

'And I will kill her children with pestilence, and all the churches will know that I am He who searches the minds and hearts; and I will give to each one of you according to your deeds.

1 Chronicles 28:9

"As for you, my son Solomon, know the God of your father, and serve Him with a whole heart and a willing mind; for the LORD searches all hearts, and understands every intent of the thoughts If you seek Him, He will let you find Him; but if you forsake Him, He will reject you forever.

Psalm 37:23

The steps of a man are established by the LORD, And He delights in his way.

1 Samuel 16:7

But the LORD said to Samuel, "Do not look at his appearance or at the height of his stature, because I have rejected him; for God sees not as man sees, for man looks at the outward appearance, but the LORD looks at the heart."

Psalm 40:2

He brought me up out of the pit of destruction, out of the miry clay, And He set my feet upon a rock making my footsteps firm.

Psalm 139:1

O LORD, You have searched me and known me.

Jeremiah 17:10

"I, the LORD, search the heart, I test the mind, Even to give to each man according to his ways, According to the results of his deeds.

Jeremiah 20:12

Yet, O LORD of hosts, You who test the righteous, Who see the mind and the heart; Let me see Your vengeance on them; For to You I have set forth my cause.

1 Samuel 2:9

"He keeps the feet of His godly ones, But the wicked ones are silenced in darkness; For not by might shall a man prevail.

Psalm 9:5-6

You have rebuked the nations, You have destroyed the wicked; You have blotted out their name forever and ever.

Psalm 10:15

Break the arm of the wicked and the evildoer, Seek out his wickedness until You find none.

Psalm 10:18

To vindicate the orphan and the oppressed, So that man who is of the earth will no longer cause terror.

Psalm 11:5

The LORD tests the righteous and the wicked, And the one who loves violence His soul hates.

Psalm 17:3

You have tried my heart; You have visited me by night; You have tested me and You find nothing; I have purposed that my mouth will not transgress.

Psalm 26:2

Examine me, O LORD, and try me; Test my mind and my heart.

Psalm 44:21

Would not God find this out? For He knows the secrets of the heart.

Psalm 58:6

O God, shatter their teeth in their mouth; Break out the fangs of the young lions, O LORD.

Psalm 74:10-11

How long, O God, will the adversary revile, And the enemy spurn Your name forever?

Psalm 74:22-23

Arise, O God, and plead Your own cause; Remember how the foolish man reproaches You all day long.

Isaiah 37:36-38

Then the angel of the LORD went out and struck 185,000 in the camp of the Assyrians; and when men arose early in the morning, behold, all of these were dead.

Daniel 11:45

"He will pitch the tents of his royal pavilion between the seas and the beautiful Holy Mountain; yet he will come to his end, and no one will help him.

Acts 12:23

And immediately an angel of the Lord struck him because he did not give God the glory, and he was eaten by worms and died.

Romans 16:25

Now to Him who is able to establish you according to my gospel and the preaching of Jesus Christ, according to the revelation of the mystery which has been kept secret for long ages past,

1 Thessalonians 3:13

so that He may establish your hearts without blame in holiness before our God and Father at the coming of our Lord Jesus with all His saints.

1 Peter 5:10

After you have suffered for a little while, the God of all grace, who called you to His eternal glory in Christ, will Himself perfect, confirm, strengthen and establish you.

Jude 1:1

Jude, a bond-servant of Jesus Christ, and brother of James, To those who are the called, beloved in God the Father, and kept for Jesus Christ:



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