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Psalm 9:7–9

But the Lord sits enthroned forever;

he has established his throne for justice,

and he ojudges the world with righteousness;

he pjudges the peoples with uprightness.

The Lord is qa stronghold for rthe oppressed,

a stronghold in stimes of trouble.

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Psalm 9:7–9 — The New International Version (NIV)

The Lord reigns forever;

he has established his throne for judgment.

He rules the world in righteousness

and judges the peoples with equity.

The Lord is a refuge for the oppressed,

a stronghold in times of trouble.

Psalm 9:7–9 — King James Version (KJV 1900)

But the Lord shall endure for ever:

He hath prepared his throne for judgment.

And he shall judge the world in righteousness,

He shall minister judgment to the people in uprightness.

The Lord also will be a refuge for the oppressed,

A refuge in times of trouble.

Psalm 9:7–9 — New Living Translation (NLT)

But the Lord reigns forever,

executing judgment from his throne.

He will judge the world with justice

and rule the nations with fairness.

The Lord is a shelter for the oppressed,

a refuge in times of trouble.

Psalm 9:7–9 — The New King James Version (NKJV)

But the Lord shall endure forever;

He has prepared His throne for judgment.

He shall judge the world in righteousness,

And He shall administer judgment for the peoples in uprightness.

The Lord also will be a refuge for the oppressed,

A refuge in times of trouble.

Psalm 9:7–9 — New Century Version (NCV)

But the Lord rules forever.

He sits on his throne to judge,

and he will judge the world in fairness;

he will decide what is fair for the nations.

The Lord defends those who suffer;

he defends them in times of trouble.

Psalm 9:7–9 — American Standard Version (ASV)

But Jehovah sitteth as king for ever:

He hath prepared his throne for judgment;

And he will judge the world in righteousness,

He will minister judgment to the peoples in uprightness.

Jehovah also will be a high tower for the oppressed,

A high tower in times of trouble;

Psalm 9:7–9 — 1890 Darby Bible (DARBY)

But Jehovah sitteth for ever; he hath ordained his throne for judgment. And it is he that will judge the world with righteousness; he shall execute judgment upon the peoples with equity. And Jehovah will be a refuge to the oppressed one, a refuge in times of distress.

Psalm 9:7–9 — GOD’S WORD Translation (GW)

Yet, the Lord is enthroned forever. 

He has set up his throne for judgment. 

He alone judges the world with righteousness. 

He judges ⸤its⸥ people fairly. 

The Lord is a stronghold for the oppressed, 

a stronghold in times of trouble. 

Psalm 9:7–9 — The Holman Christian Standard Bible (HCSB)

But the Lord sits enthroned forever;

He has established His throne for judgment.

He judges the world with righteousness;

He executes judgment on the nations with fairness.

The Lord is a refuge for the oppressed,

a refuge in times of trouble.

Psalm 9:7–9 — The New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

But the Lord sits enthroned forever,

he has established his throne for judgment.

He judges the world with righteousness;

he judges the peoples with equity.

The Lord is a stronghold for the oppressed,

a stronghold in times of trouble.

Psalm 9:7–9 — The Lexham English Bible (LEB)

But Yahweh sits enthroned forever.

He has established his throne for judgment.

And he will judge the world with righteousness.

He will judge the peoples with equity.

And Yahweh will be a stronghold for the oppressed,

a stronghold in times of distress.

Psalm 9:7–9 — New International Reader’s Version (1998) (NIrV)

The Lord rules forever.

He has set up his throne so that he can judge people.

He will judge the world in keeping with what is right.

He will rule over all of its people fairly.

The Lord is a place of safety for those who have been beaten down.

He keeps them safe in times of trouble.

Psalm 9:7–9 — New American Standard Bible: 1995 Update (NASB95)

But the Lord abides forever;

He has established His throne for judgment,

And He will judge the world in righteousness;

He will execute judgment for the peoples with equity.

The Lord also will be a stronghold for the oppressed,

A stronghold in times of trouble;


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