The Geneva Bible Translation Notes, , at sacred-texts.com
psa 7:2Lest (a) he tear my soul like a lion, rending [it] in pieces, while [there is] none to deliver.
(a) He desires God to deliver him from the rage of cruel Saul.
psa 7:3O LORD my God, if I have done (b) this; if there be iniquity in my hands;
(b) With which Cush charges me.
psa 7:4(c) If I have rewarded evil unto him that was at peace with me; (yea, I have delivered him that without cause is mine enemy:)
(c) If I did not reverence Saul for affinities sake, and preserved his life, (Sa1 26:8-9).
psa 7:5Let the enemy persecute my soul, and take [it]; yea, let him tread down my life upon the earth, and lay mine (d) honour in the dust. Selah.
(d) Let me not only die, but be dishonoured forever.
psa 7:6Arise, O LORD, in thine anger, lift up thyself because of the rage of mine enemies: and awake for me [to] the (e) judgment [that] thou hast commanded.
(e) In promising me the kingdom.
psa 7:7So shall the congregation of the people compass thee about: for their sakes therefore (f) return thou on high.
(f) Not only for mine, but for your Church's sake declare your power.
psa 7:8The LORD shall judge the people: judge me, O LORD, according to my (g) righteousness, and according to mine integrity [that is] in me.
(g) As concerning my behaviour towards Saul and my enemies.
psa 7:9Oh let the wickedness of the wicked come to an end; but establish the just: for the righteous God trieth the (h) hearts and reins.
(h) Though they pretend a just cause against me, yet God will judge their hypocrisy.
psa 7:11God judgeth the righteous, and God is angry [with the wicked] (i) every day.
(i) He continually calls the wicked to repentance by some sign of his judgments.
psa 7:12If (k) he turn not, he will whet his sword; he hath bent his bow, and made it ready.
(k) Unless Saul changes his mind, I will die, for he has both the men and weapons to destroy me. Thus considering his great danger, he magnifies God's grace.
psa 7:17I will praise the LORD according to his (l) righteousness: and will sing praise to the name of the LORD most high.
(l) In faithfully keeping his promise to me.