Psalm 10:1-11 NIV

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.

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          8 He lies in wait near the villages; from ambush he murders the innocent. His eyes watch in secret for his victims;

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          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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