Psalm 52 CJB/NIV - Online Parallel Bible

 
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1 For the leader. A maskil of David, when Do'eg from Edom came and told Sha'ul, "David has arrived at the house of Achimelekh": Why do you boast of your evil, you tyrant, when God's mercy is present every day? 1 Why do you boast of evil, you mighty man? Why do you boast all day long, you who are a disgrace in the eyes of God?
2 Your tongue, as sharp as a razor, plots destruction and works deception. 2 Your tongue plots destruction; it is like a sharpened razor, you who practice deceit.
3 You love evil more than good, lies rather than speaking uprightly. (Selah) 3 You love evil rather than good, falsehood rather than speaking the truth. "Selah"
4 You love all words that eat people up, you deceitful tongue! 4 You love every harmful word, O you deceitful tongue!
5 This is why God will strike you down, seize you, pluck you from your tent and uproot you from the land of the living. (Selah) 5 Surely God will bring you down to everlasting ruin: He will snatch you up and tear you from your tent; he will uproot you from the land of the living. "Selah"
6 The righteous will see and be awestruck; they will jeer at him, saying, 6 The righteous will see and fear; they will laugh at him, saying,
7 "This fellow would not make God his refuge, but trusted in his own great wealth, relying on his evil plots." 7 "Here now is the man who did not make God his stronghold but trusted in his great wealth and grew strong by destroying others!"
8 But I am like a leafy olive tree in the house of God; I put my trust in the grace of God forever and ever. 8 But I am like an olive tree flourishing in the house of God; I trust in God's unfailing love for ever and ever.
9 I will praise you forever for what you have done, and I will put my hope in your name; for this is what is good in the presence of your faithful. 9 I will praise you forever for what you have done; in your name I will hope, for your name is good. I will praise you in the presence of your saints.