Parallel Verses

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.

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.

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.

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 Yahweh administers judgment to the peoples. Judge me, Yahweh, according to my righteousness, and to my integrity that is in me. 9 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. 10 My shield is with God, who saves the upright in heart.


Cross References

Jeremiah 11:20

But, Yahweh of Armies, who judges righteously, who tests the heart and the mind, I shall see your vengeance on them; for to you have I revealed my cause.

Revelation 2:23

I will kill her children with Death, and all the assemblies will know that I am he who searches the minds and hearts. I will give to each one of you according to your deeds.

1 Chronicles 28:9

You, Solomon my son, know the God of your father, and serve him with a perfect heart and with a willing mind; for Yahweh searches all hearts, and understands all the imaginations of the thoughts. If you seek him, he will be found by you; but if you forsake him, he will cast you off forever.

Psalm 37:23

A man's goings are established by Yahweh. He delights in his way.

1 Samuel 16:7

But Yahweh said to Samuel, "Don't look on his face, or on the height of his stature; because I have rejected him: for [Yahweh sees] not as man sees; for man looks at the outward appearance, but Yahweh looks at the heart."

Psalm 40:2

He brought me up also out of a horrible pit, out of the miry clay. He set my feet on a rock, and gave me a firm place to stand.

Psalm 139:1

Yahweh, you have searched me, and you know me.

Jeremiah 17:10

I, Yahweh, search the mind, I try the heart, even to give every man according to his ways, according to the fruit of his doings.

Jeremiah 20:12

But, Yahweh of Armies, who tests the righteous, who sees the heart and the mind, let me see your vengeance on them; for to you have I revealed my cause.

1 Samuel 2:9

He will keep the feet of his holy ones, but the wicked shall be put to silence in darkness; for no man shall prevail by strength.

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. As for the evil man, seek out his wickedness until you find none.

Psalm 10:18

to judge the fatherless and the oppressed, that man who is of the earth may terrify no more. For the Chief Musician. By David.

Psalm 11:5

Yahweh examines the righteous, but the wicked and him who loves violence his soul hates.

Psalm 17:3

You have proved my heart. You have visited me in the night. You have tried me, and found nothing. I have resolved that my mouth shall not disobey.

Psalm 26:2

Examine me, Yahweh, and prove me. Try my heart and my mind.

Psalm 44:21

won't God search this out? For he knows the secrets of the heart.

Psalm 58:6

Break their teeth, God, in their mouth. Break out the great teeth of the young lions, Yahweh.

Psalm 74:10-11

How long, God, shall the adversary reproach? Shall the enemy blaspheme your name forever?

Psalm 74:22-23

Arise, God! Plead your own cause. Remember how the foolish man mocks you all day.

Isaiah 37:36-38

The angel of Yahweh went out and struck one hundred and eighty-five thousand men in the camp of the Assyrians. When men arose early in the morning, behold, these were all dead bodies.

Daniel 11:45

He shall plant the tents of his palace between the sea and the glorious holy mountain; yet he shall come to his end, and none shall help him.

Acts 12:23

Immediately an angel of the Lord struck him, because he didn't give God the glory, and he was eaten by worms and died.

Romans 16:25

(14:24) Now to him who is able to establish you according to my Good News and the preaching of Jesus Christ, according to the revelation of the mystery which has been kept secret through long ages,

1 Thessalonians 3:13

to the end he may establish your hearts blameless in holiness before our God and Father, at the coming of our Lord Jesus with all his saints.

1 Peter 5:10

But may the God of all grace, who called you to his eternal glory by Christ Jesus, after you have suffered a little while, perfect, establish, strengthen, and settle you.

Jude 1:1

Jude, a servant of Jesus Christ, and brother of James, to those who are called, sanctified by God the Father, and kept for Jesus Christ:

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