Psalms 101:8

8 Every morning I will put to silence all the wicked in the land; I will cut off every evildoer from the city of the LORD.

Psalms 101:8 in Other Translations

KJV
8 I will early destroy all the wicked of the land; that I may cut off all wicked doers from the city of the LORD.
ESV
8 Morning by morning I will destroy all the wicked in the land, cutting off all the evildoers from the city of the LORD.
NLT
8 My daily task will be to ferret out the wicked and free the city of the LORD from their grip.
MSG
8 I purged God's city of all who make a business of evil. A prayer of one whose life is falling to pieces, and who lets God know just how bad it is.
CSB
8 Every morning I will destroy all the wicked of the land, eliminating all evildoers from the Lord's city.

Psalms 101:8 Meaning and Commentary

Psalms 101:8

I will early destroy all the wicked of the land,
&e.] Of the land of Israel, signifying that he would make a general reformation throughout the kingdom; that as soon as wicked men were discovered in any part of the land, he would cut them off, would take the first opportunity of punishing them as the law directs: or he would do it "in morning" F19, as in the Hebrew text; that is, every morning, constantly and continually;


FOOTNOTES:

F19 (Myrqbl) "in matutinis", Montanus, Vatablus, Junius & Tremellius, Piscator, Cocceius; so Ainsworth.

Psalms 101:8 In-Context

6 My eyes will be on the faithful in the land, that they may dwell with me; the one whose walk is blameless will minister to me.
7 No one who practices deceit will dwell in my house; no one who speaks falsely will stand in my presence.
8 Every morning I will put to silence all the wicked in the land; I will cut off every evildoer from the city of the LORD.

Cross References 4

  • 1. Psalms 5:3; Jeremiah 21:12
  • 2. Psalms 75:10
  • 3. S 2 Samuel 3:39; Psalms 118:10-12
  • 4. S Psalms 46:4