Psalm 10:1-11 NIV

1 Why, O LORD, do you stand far off ?1 Why do you hide yourself2 in times of trouble?

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2 In his arrogance the wicked man hunts down the weak,3 who are caught in the schemes he devises.

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3 He boasts4 of the cravings of his heart; he blesses the greedy and reviles the LORD.5

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4 In his pride the wicked does not seek him; in all his thoughts there is no room for God.6

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5 His ways are always prosperous; he is haughty7 and your laws are far from him; he sneers at all his enemies.

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6 He says to himself, "Nothing will shake me; I'll always be happy8 and never have trouble."

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7 His mouth is full of curses9 and lies and threats;10 trouble and evil are under his tongue.11

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8 He lies in wait12 near the villages; from ambush he murders the innocent,13 watching in secret for his victims.

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9 He lies in wait like a lion in cover; he lies in wait to catch the helpless;14 he catches the helpless and drags them off in his net.15

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      10 His victims are crushed,16 they collapse; they fall under his strength.

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      11 He says to himself, "God has forgotten;17 he covers his face and never sees."18

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