For the director of music. Of David the servant of the LORD.

1 aI have a message from God in my heart concerning the sinfulness of the wicked:bThere is no fear of God before their eyes.
References for Psalms 36:1
    • ­ 36:1 - In Hebrew texts 36:1-12 is numbered 36:2-13.
    • ® 36:1 - Or "A message from God: The transgression of the wicked" / "resides in their hearts."
      2 In their own eyes they flatter themselves too much to detect or hate their sin.
      References for Psalms 36:2
      3 The words of their mouths are wicked and deceitful; they fail to act wisely or do good.
      4 Even on their beds they plot evil; they commit themselves to a sinful course and do not reject what is wrong.
      References for Psalms 36:4
      5 Your love, LORD, reaches to the heavens, your faithfulness to the skies.
      6 Your righteousness is like the highest mountains, your justice like the great deep. You, LORD, preserve both people and animals.