Psalm 11 CEB/NIV - Online Parallel Bible

 
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1 I have taken refuge in the LORD. So how can you say to me, “Flee to the hills like a bird 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 already bent their bows; they've already strung their arrows; they are ready to secretly shoot those whose heart is right”? 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 When the very bottom of things falls out, what can a righteous person possibly accomplish? 3 When the foundations are being destroyed, what can the righteous do ?"
4 But the LORD is in his holy temple. The LORD! His throne is in heaven. His eyes see— his vision examines all of humanity. 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 The LORD examines both the righteous and the wicked; his very being hates anyone who loves violence. 5 The LORD examines the righteous, but the wicked and those who love violence his soul hates.
6 God will rain fiery coals and sulfur on the wicked; their cups will be filled with nothing but a scorching hot wind 6 On the wicked he will rain fiery coals and burning sulfur; a scorching wind will be their lot.
7 because the LORD is righteous! He loves righteous deeds. Those whose heart is right will see God's face. 7 For the LORD is righteous, he loves justice; upright men will see his face.