NOTE : The first half of Psalm 7 prays for God’s rescue from adversaries, which, as Christians, we might think of as the nemesis or archenemy of Christ. O LORD my God, I want to run and hide inside You! Save me! Deliver me from ill will ready to rip my soul apart like a hungry lion, tearing it to pieces before help arrives. O LORD my God, if I have done something wrong or used my hands for a poor purpose – if I have repaid good will with ill will or taken something without cause, then let me be overtaken! Let my life be trampled to the ground. Cover my glory in dust. Arise, O LORD, with wrath against the fury of the enemy. Awake and give Your judgment. Let Your people gather around You. Rule us from on high. Psalm 7:1-7, prayer-a-phrased by Mary Harwell Sayler , ©2016, after studying scriptures from the many translations found on Bible Gateway ….