Psalms 11

For the Chief Musician. By David.

In  Jehovah, I take refuge.
How can you say to my soul, "Flee as a bird to your mountain!"
For, behold, the wicked bend their bows.
They set their arrows on the strings,
that they may shoot in darkness at the upright in heart.
If the foundations are destroyed,
what can the righteous do?
 Jehovah is in his holy temple.
 Jehovah is on his throne in heaven.
His eyes observe.
His eyes examine the children of men.
 Jehovah examines the righteous,
but the wicked and him who loves violence
Or, "injustice"
his soul hates.
On the wicked he will rain blazing coals;
fire, sulfur, and scorching wind shall be the portion of their cup.
For  Jehovah is righteous.
He loves righteousness.
The upright shall see his face.
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