1 aWhy, LORD, do you stand far off? Why do you hide yourself in times of trouble?

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    • { 10:1 - Psalms 9 and 10 may originally have been a single acrostic poem in which alternating lines began with the successive letters of the Hebrew alphabet. In the Septuagint they constitute one psalm.
      2 In his arrogance the wicked man hunts down the weak, who are caught in the schemes he devises.

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      3 He boasts about the cravings of his heart; he blesses the greedy and reviles the LORD.

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

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      5 His ways are always prosperous; your laws are rejected byb him; he sneers at all his enemies.

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        • | 10:5 - See Septuagint; Hebrew "/ they are haughty, and your laws are far from"
          6 He says to himself, “Nothing will ever shake me.” He swears, “No one will ever do me harm.”

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          7 His mouth is full of lies and threats; trouble and evil are under his tongue.
          8 He lies in wait near the villages; from ambush he murders the innocent. His eyes watch in secret for his victims;
          9 like a lion in cover he lies in wait. He lies in wait to catch the helpless; he catches the helpless and drags them off in his net.

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

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          11 He says to himself, “God will never notice; he covers his face and never sees.”

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          12 Arise, LORD! Lift up your hand, O God. Do not forget the helpless.
          13 Why does the wicked man revile God? Why does he say to himself, “He won’t call me to account”?

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          14 But you, God, see the trouble of the afflicted; you consider their grief and take it in hand. The victims commit themselves to you; you are the helper of the fatherless.

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          15 Break the arm of the wicked man; call the evildoer to account for his wickedness that would not otherwise be found out.

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          16 The LORD is King for ever and ever; the nations will perish from his land.

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          17 You, LORD, hear the desire of the afflicted; you encourage them, and you listen to their cry,

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          18 defending the fatherless and the oppressed, so that mere earthly mortals will never again strike terror.

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