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Psalm 7 Jan. 3 A meditation by David, which he sang to Yahweh, concerning the words of Cush the Benjamite.  1Yahweh my God, I take refuge in You. Save me from all those who pursue me and deliver me, 2lest they tear apart my soul like a lion, ripping it in pieces while there is none to deliver. 3Yahweh, my God, if I have done this, if there is iniquity in my hands, 4if I have rewarded evil to him who was at peace with me (yes, if I have delivered him who without cause was my adversary), 5let 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. 6Arise, Yahweh, in Your anger; lift up Yourself against the rage of my adversaries. Awake for me; You have commanded judgment. 7Let the congregation of the peoples surround You. Rule over them on high. 8Yahweh administers judgment to the peoples. Judge me, Yahweh, according to my righteousness, and to my integrity that is in me. 9Oh let the wickedness of the wicked come to an end, but establish the righteous; their minds and hearts are searched by the righteous God. 10My shield is with God, who saves the upright in heart. 11God is a righteous judge, yes, a God who has indignation every day. 12If a man doesn’t relent, He will sharpen His sword; He has bent and strung His bow. 13He has also Himself prepared the instruments of death, He makes ready His burning arrows. 14Behold, he travails with iniquity. Yes, he has conceived mischief, and brought forth falsehood. 15He has dug a hole, and has fallen into the pit which he made. 16The trouble he causes shall return upon his own head, his violence shall come down on the crown of his own head. 17I will give thanks to Yahweh according to His righteousness, and will sing praise to the name of Yahweh Most High.  


Concerning the words of Cush- David’s response to hurtful words and false accusation (:3) was to share his situation with God, rather than brood on the words. 
7:4 Him who without cause was my adversary- A reference to Saul’s senseless persecution of David.
7:8 Judge me, Yahweh- David didn’t fear the day of judgment, but rather he eagerly looked forward to it, as we should. He was secure in his relationship with God, and so that day wasn’t a day of terrible uncertainty ever before him- and neither need it be for us.