Psalms 11:2-3

2 For look, the wicked bend their bows; they set their arrows against the strings to shoot from the shadows at the upright in heart.
3 When the foundations are being destroyed, what can the righteous do?”

Psalms 11:2-3 Meaning and Commentary

Psalms 11:2-3 In-Context

1 In the LORD I take refuge. How then can you say to me: “Flee like a bird to your mountain.
2 For look, the wicked bend their bows; they set their arrows against the strings to shoot from the shadows at the upright in heart.
3 When the foundations are being destroyed, what can the righteous do?”
4 The LORD is in his holy temple; the LORD is on his heavenly throne. He observes everyone on earth; his eyes examine them.
5 The LORD examines the righteous, but the wicked, those who love violence, he hates with a passion.
6 On the wicked he will rain fiery coals and burning sulfur; a scorching wind will be their lot.

Cross References 5

  • 1. S 2 Samuel 22:35
  • 2. S Psalms 7:13; S Psalms 58:7
  • 3. Psalms 10:8
  • 4. S Job 33:3; Psalms 7:10; Psalms 64:3-4
  • 5. Psalms 18:15; Psalms 82:5; Isaiah 24:18
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