Parallel Verses

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.

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 righteous [those in right standing with You];
For the righteous God tries the hearts and minds.

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.

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.

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

Prayers for Psalm 7:9

Context Readings

Prayer For Justice

8 Jehovah shall judge peoples: judge me, O Jehovah, according to my justice, and according to mine integrity upon me. 9 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. 10 My shield upon God, saving the upright of heart


Cross References

Jeremiah 11:20

O Jehovah of armies, judging justice and trying the reins and the heart, I shall see thy vengeance from them, for to thee I uncovered my cause.

Revelation 2:23

And her children will I kill in death; and all the churches shall know that I am he searching the reins and hearts: and I will give to you each according to our works.

1 Chronicles 28:9

And thou, O Solomon my son, know thou the God of thy father, and serve him with a whole heart and with a willing soul: for Jehovah searched all hearts, and he understands every formation of the thoughts: if thou shalt seek him he will be found to thee, and if thou wilt forsake him, he will cast thee off forever.

Psalm 37:23

From Jehovah the steps of a man were prepared, and he will delight in his way.

1 Samuel 16:7

And Jehovah will say to Samuel, Thou shalt not look upon his aspect or upon the height of his stature; for I rejected him: for not what man will see, for man will see with the eyes, and Jehovah will see at the heart

Psalm 40:2

And he will bring me up from the pit of destruction, from the clay of mire, and he will set my feet upon a rock, preparing my goings.

Psalm 139:1

To the overseer, to David a chanting. O Jehovah thou didst search me, and thou wilt know.

Jeremiah 17:10

I Jehovah searching the heart, trying the reins, to give to each according to his way, according to the fruit of his doings.

Jeremiah 20:12

And Jehovah of armies trying the just, seeing the reins and the heart, I shall see thy vengeance of them: for to thee I uncovered my cause.

1 Samuel 2:9

He will watch the feet of the merciful and the unjust shall be silent in darkness; for not by strength shall man prevail.

Psalm 9:5-6

Thou didst rebuke the nations, thou didst destroy the unjust one, wiping off their name forever and ever.

Psalm 10:15

Break the arm of the unjust and the evil one: thou wilt seek out his injustice; thou wilt not find.

Psalm 10:18

To judge the orphan and the dejected, that the man of the earth shall no more add to make afraid.

Psalm 11:5

Jehovah will try the just one: and the unjust and him loving violence, his soul hated.

Psalm 17:3

Thou didst try my heart; thou didst review the night; thou didst refine me, thou wilt find nothing: I purposed, my mouth shall not pass by.

Psalm 26:2

Prove me, O Jehovah, and try me; refine my reins and my heart

Psalm 44:21

Will not God search this out? for he knew the secrets of the heart

Psalm 58:6

God destroyed their teeth in their mouth: Jehovah broke down the young lions' grinders.

Psalm 74:10-11

How long, O God, shall the enemy reproach? Shall the enemy despise thy name forever?

Psalm 74:22-23

Arise, O God, contend thy contention: remember thy reproach from the foolish all the day.

Isaiah 37:36-38

And the messenger of Jehovah will go forth, and strike in the camp of Assur a hundred and eighty-five thousand: and they will rise early in the morning, and behold, all of them dead corpses.

Daniel 11:45

And he shall plant the tent of his palace between the seas to the mountain of glory of holiness: and he came even to his end, and none helping to him.

Acts 12:23

And immediately the messenger of the Lord struck him, because he gave not the glory to God: and eaten by worms, he expired.

Romans 16:25

And to him being able to support you according to my good news, and the proclamation of Jesus Christ, according to the revelation of the mystery kept silent from eternal times,

1 Thessalonians 3:13

To make your hearts firm, complete in holiness before God, and our Father, in the arrival of our Lord Jesus Christ with all his holy ones.

1 Peter 5:10

And the God of all grace, having called us to his eternal glory in Christ Jesus, may he put you in proper order, having suffered a little time, may he support you, make firm, lay the foundation.

Jude 1:1

Jude, servant of Jesus Christ, and brother of James, to the consecrated in God the Father, and the kept in Jesus Christ, the called:

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