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David encourages himself in God against his enemies.
For the Chief Musician. By David.
11:1 In Yahweh, I take refuge.
How can you say to my soul,“Flee as a bird to your mountain!”
11:2 For, behold, the wicked bend their bows.
They set their arrows on the strings,
that they may shoot in darkness at the upright in heart.
11:3 If the foundations are destroyed,
what can the righteous do?
The providence and justice of God.
11:4 Yahweh is in his holy temple.
Yahweh is on his throne in heaven.
His eyes observe.
His eyes examine the children of men.
11:5 Yahweh examines the righteous,
but the wicked and him who loves violence his soul hates.
11:6 On the wicked he will rain blazing coals;
fire, sulfur, and scorching wind shall be the portion of their cup.
11:7 For Yahweh is righteous.
He loves righteousness.
The upright shall see his face.