1 {To the chief Musician. [A Psalm] of David.} In Jehovah have I put my trust: how say ye to my soul, Flee [as] a bird to your mountain?

References for Psalms 11:1

    • a 11:1 - Or 'Flee, ye birds.'
      2 For behold, the wicked bend the bow, they make ready their arrow upon the string, that they may in darkness shoot at the upright in heart.
      3 If the foundations be destroyed, what shall the righteous do?
      4 Jehovah [is] in the temple of his holiness; Jehovah, -- his throne is in the heavens: his eyes behold, his eyelids try the children of men.

      References for Psalms 11:4

        • b 11:4 - Or 'palace;' and so Ps. 18.6; 45.8,15, &c.
          5 Jehovah trieth the righteous one; but the wicked, and him that loveth violence, his soul hateth.

          References for Psalms 11:5

            • c 11:5 - See Note, Ps. 9.5: here the singular.
              6 Upon the wicked he shall rain snares, fire and brimstone; and scorching wind shall be the portion of their cup.

              References for Psalms 11:6

                • d 11:6 - Or 'snares: fire and brimstone and a scorching wind shall be.'
                  7 For righteous is Jehovah; he loveth righteousness, his countenance doth behold the upright.

                  References for Psalms 11:7

                    • e 11:7 - Lit. 'righteousnesses:' see Note, Rev. 19.8.
                    • f 11:7 - Or 'the upright shall see his face.'