For the director of music. A maskil of David. When Doeg the Edomite had gone to Saul and told him: “David has gone to the house of Ahimelek.”

1 abWhy do you boast of evil, you mighty hero? Why do you boast all day long, you who are a disgrace in the eyes of God?

Read Psalm 52:1 Using Other Translations

Why boastest thou thyself in mischief, O mighty man? the goodness of God endureth continually.
Why do you boast of evil, O mighty man? The steadfast love of God endures all the day.
Why do you boast about your crimes, great warrior? Don’t you realize God’s justice continues forever?