Psalm 11 GNT/NIV - Online Parallel Bible

 
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1 I trust in the Lord for safety. How foolish of you to say to me, "Fly away like a bird to the mountains, 1 In the LORD I take refuge. How then can you say to me: "Flee like a bird to your mountain.
2 because the wicked have drawn their bows and aimed their arrows to shoot from the shadows at good people. 2 For look, the wicked bend their bows; they set their arrows against the strings to shoot from the shadows at the upright in heart.
3 There is nothing a good person can do when everything falls apart." 3 When the foundations are being destroyed, what can the righteous do ?"
4 The Lord is in his holy temple; he has his throne in heaven. He watches people everywhere and knows what they are doing. 4 The LORD is in his holy temple; the LORD is on his heavenly throne. He observes the sons of men; his eyes examine them.
5 He examines the good and the wicked alike; the lawless he hates with all his heart. 5 The LORD examines the righteous, but the wicked and those who love violence his soul hates.
6 He sends down flaming coals and burning sulfur on the wicked; he punishes them with scorching winds. 6 On the wicked he will rain fiery coals and burning sulfur; a scorching wind will be their lot.
7 The Lord is righteous and loves good deeds; those who do them will live in his presence. 7 For the LORD is righteous, he loves justice; upright men will see his face.