Psalm 36:1-7 NIV

For the director of music. Of David the servant of the Lord.=

1 An oracle is within my heart concerning the sinfulness of the wicked:a1 There is no fear2 of God before his eyes.3

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    • a 36:1 - Or "heart: / Sin proceeds from the wicked."
      2 For in his own eyes he flatters himself too much to detect or hate his sin.4

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      3 The words of his mouth5 are wicked and deceitful;6 he has ceased to be wise7 and to do good.8

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      4 Even on his bed he plots evil;9 he commits himself to a sinful course10 and does not reject what is wrong.11

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      5 Your love, O LORD, reaches to the heavens, your faithfulness12 to the skies.13

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      6 Your righteousness14 is like the mighty mountains,15 your justice like the great deep.16 O LORD, you preserve both man and beast.17

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      7 How priceless is your unfailing love!18 Both high and low among men findb refuge in the shadow of your wings.19

      References for Psalms 36:7

        • b 36:7 - Or "love, O God! / Men find "; or "love! / Both heavenly beings and men / find"