Psalm 10 RHE/NIV - Online Parallel Bible

 
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1 (9-22) Why, O Lord, hast thou retired afar off? why dost thou slight us in our wants, in the time of trouble? 1 Why, O LORD, do you stand far off ? Why do you hide yourself in times of trouble?
2 (9-23) Whilst the wicked man is proud, the poor is set on fire: they are caught in the counsels which they devise. 2 In his arrogance the wicked man hunts down the weak, who are caught in the schemes he devises.
3 (9-24) For the sinner is praised in the desires of his soul: and the unjust man is blessed. 3 He boasts of the cravings of his heart; he blesses the greedy and reviles the LORD.
4 (9-25) The sinner hath provoked the Lord, according to the multitude of his wrath, he will not seek him: 4 In his pride the wicked does not seek him; in all his thoughts there is no room for God.
5 (9-26) God is not before his eyes: his ways are filthy at all times. Thy judgments are removed form his sight: he shall rule over all his enemies. 5 His ways are always prosperous; he is haughty and your laws are far from him; he sneers at all his enemies.
6 (9-27) For he hath said in his heart: I shall not be moved from generation to generation, and shall be without evil. 6 He says to himself, "Nothing will shake me; I'll always be happy and never have trouble."
7 (9-28) His mouth is full of cursing, and of bitterness, and of deceit: under his tongue are labour and sorrow. 7 His mouth is full of curses and lies and threats; trouble and evil are under his tongue.
8 (9-29) He sitteth in ambush with the rich, in private places, that he may kill the innocent. 8 He lies in wait near the villages; from ambush he murders the innocent, watching in secret for his victims.
9 (9-30) His eyes are upon the poor man: he lieth in wait, in secret, like a lion in his den. He lieth in ambush, that he may catch the poor man: so catch the poor, whilst he draweth him to him. 9 He lies in wait like a lion in cover; he lies in wait to catch the helpless; he catches the helpless and drags them off in his net.
10 (9-31) In his net he will bring him down, he will crouch and fall, when he shall have power over the poor. 10 His victims are crushed, they collapse; they fall under his strength.
11 (9-32) For he hath said in his heart: God hath forgotten, he hath turned away his face, not to see to the end. 11 He says to himself, "God has forgotten; he covers his face and never sees."
12 (9-33) Arise, O Lord God, let thy hand be exalted: forget not the poor. 12 Arise, LORD! Lift up your hand, O God. Do not forget the helpless.
13 (9-34) Wherefore hath the wicked provoked God? for he hath said in his heart: He will not require it. 13 Why does the wicked man revile God? Why does he say to himself, "He won't call me to account"?
14 (9-35) Thou seest it, for thou considerest labour and sorrow: that thou mayst deliver them into thy hands. To thee is the poor man left: thou wilt be a helper to the orphan. 14 But you, O God, do see trouble and grief; you consider it to take it in hand. The victim commits himself to you; you are the helper of the fatherless.
15 (9-36) Break thou the arm of the sinner and of the malignant: his sin shall be sought, and shall not be found. 15 Break the arm of the wicked and evil man; call him to account for his wickedness that would not be found out.
16 (9-37) The Lord shall reign to eternity, yea, for ever and ever: ye Gentiles shall perish from his land. 16 The LORD is King for ever and ever; the nations will perish from his land.
17 (9-38) The Lord hath heard the desire of the poor: thy ear hath heard the preparation of their heart. 17 You hear, O LORD, the desire of the afflicted; you encourage them, and you listen to their cry,
18 (9-39) To judge for the fatherless and for the humble, that man may no more presume to magnify himself upon earth. 18 defending the fatherless and the oppressed, in order that man, who is of the earth, may terrify no more.