Parallel Verses

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.

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.

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.

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 The LORD shall judge the people; give sentence with me, O LORD, according to my righteousness, and according to the innocence that is in me. 9 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. 10 My help cometh of God, who preserveth them that are true of heart.


Cross References

Jeremiah 11:20

Therefore I will beseech thee now, O LORD of Hosts, thou righteous judge, thou that tryest the reins and the hearts: let me see the avenged of them, for unto thee have I committed my cause.

Revelation 2:23

And I will kill her children with death. And all the congregations shall know that I am he which searches the reins and hearts. And I will give unto everyone of you according to your works.

1 Chronicles 28:9

And thou, Solomon my son: know God thy father and serve him with a pure heart and lust of soul. For the LORD searcheth all hearts and understandeth all the imaginations of thoughts. If thou shalt seek him, he will be found of thee: But and if thou forsake him, he will cast thee off forever.

Psalm 37:23

The LORD ordereth a good man's going, and hath pleasure in his way.

1 Samuel 16:7

But the LORD said unto Samuel, "Look not on his fashion nor on the height of his stature, for I have refused him. Because it is not as man seeth. For man looketh on the outward appearance: but the LORD beholdeth the heart."

Psalm 40:2

He brought me out of the horrible pit, out of the mire and clay; he set my feet upon the rock, and ordered my goings.

Psalm 139:1

{To the Chanter, a Psalm of David} O LORD, thou searchest me out, and knowest me.

Jeremiah 17:10

"Even I the LORD search out the ground of the heart, and try the reins, and reward every man according to his ways, and according to the fruit of his counsels."

Jeremiah 20:12

And now, O LORD of Hosts, thou righteous searcher which knowest the reins and the very hearts: let me see them punished, for unto thee I commit my cause.

1 Samuel 2:9

He will keep the feet of his saints but the wicked shall keep silence in darkness. For in his own might shall no man be strong.

Psalm 9:5-6

Thou hast rebuked the heathen, and destroyed the ungodly; thou hast put out their name forever and ever.

Psalm 10:15

Break thou the power of the ungodly and malicious; search out the wickedness which he hath done, that he may perish.

Psalm 10:18

to help the fatherless and the poor unto their right, that the man of the earth be no more exalted against them.

Psalm 11:5

The LORD alloweth the righteous; but the ungodly, and him that delighteth in wickedness, doth his soul abhor.

Psalm 17:3

Thou hast proved and visited mine heart in the night season; thou hast tried me, and shalt find no wickedness in me, for I am utterly purposed that my mouth shall not offend.

Psalm 26:2

Examine me, O LORD, and prove me: try out my reins and my heart.

Psalm 44:21

should not God find it out? For he knoweth the very secrets of the heart.

Psalm 58:6

Break their teeth, O God, in their mouths; smite the jawbones of the lions, O LORD.

Psalm 74:10-11

O God, how long shall the adversary do this dishonour? How long shall the enemy blaspheme thy name? Forever?

Psalm 74:22-23

Arise, O God, and maintain thine own cause; remember how the foolish man blasphemeth thee daily.

Isaiah 37:36-38

Thus the angel went forth, and slew of the Assyrians host, a hundred and eighty five thousand. And when men arose up early, at Jerusalem: Behold, all lay full of dead bodies.

Daniel 11:45

The tents of his palace shall he pitch betwixt the two seas, upon the hill of the noble Sanctuary, for he shall come to the end of it, and then shall no man help him.

Acts 12:23

And immediately the angel of the Lord smote him, because he gave not God the honour, and he was eaten of worms, and gave up the ghost.

Romans 16:25

To him that is of power to establish you according to my gospel and preaching of Jesus Christ, in uttering of the mystery which was kept secret since the world began,

1 Thessalonians 3:13

to make your hearts that they might be stable and unblamable in holiness before God our father, at the coming of our Lord Jesus Christ, with all his saints.

1 Peter 5:10

The God of all grace - which called you unto his eternal glory by Christ Jesus - shall his own self, after ye have suffered a little affliction, make you perfect: shall settle, strengthen, and establish you.

Jude 1:1

Jude, the servant of Jesus Christ, the brother of James. To them which are called and sanctified in God the father, and preserved in Christ Jesus.

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