Psalm 10:1-6 LEB

A Prayer for God to Throw down the Wicked

1 Why, O Yahweh, do you stand far off? [Why] do you hidea during times of distress?

References for Psalms 10:1

    • ¥ 10:1 - Or "shut [your eyes]"
      2 In arrogance [the] wicked persecutesb [the] poor. Let them be caught in [the] schemes that they devised,

      References for Psalms 10:2

        • ¦ 10:2 - Or "pursues"
          3 for [the] wicked boasts about the desire of his {heart},c and [the] one greedy for gain curses [and] treats Yahweh with contempt.

          References for Psalms 10:3

            • § 10:3 - Literally "soul"
              4 {With bald-faced pride}d [the] wicked will not seek [God]. There is no God in any of his thoughts.

              References for Psalms 10:4

                • ¨ 10:4 - Literally "According to the height of his nose"
                  5 His wayse endure at all times.f Your judgments are aloof from him. [As for] all his enemies, he scoffs at them.

                  References for Psalms 10:5

                    • © 10:5 - According to the reading tradition (Qere)
                    • ª 10:5 - Hebrew "time"
                      6 He says in his heart, "I shall not be moved {throughout all generations},g [during] which [I will have] no trouble."

                      References for Psalms 10:6

                        • « 10:6 - Literally "for a generation and a generation"