Psalm 11

For the music leader. Of David.

1 I have taken refuge in the LORD. So how can you say to me, “Flee to the hills like a bird

References for Psalms 11:1

    • a 11:1 - Or <i>my soul</i>
      2 because the wicked have already bent their bows; they've already strung their arrows; they are ready to secretly shoot those whose heart is right”?
      3 When the very bottom of things falls out, what can a righteous person possibly accomplish?
      4 But the LORD is in his holy temple. The LORD! His throne is in heaven. His eyes see— his vision examines all of humanity.
      5 The LORD examines both the righteous and the wicked; his very being hates anyone who loves violence.

      References for Psalms 11:5

        • b 11:5 - Or <i>soul</i>
          6 God will rain fiery coals and sulfur on the wicked; their cups will be filled with nothing but a scorching hot wind
          7 because the LORD is righteous! He loves righteous deeds. Those whose heart is right will see God's face.

          References for Psalms 11:7

            • c 11:7 - Heb lacks <i>heart</i>, but see 11:2 and Pss 7:10; 32:11; 36:10.