Then answered (A)Doeg the Edomite, who stood by the servants of Saul, “I saw the son of Jesse (B)coming to Nob, to (C)Ahimelech the son of Ahitub, 10 (D)and he inquired of the Lord for him and (E)gave him provisions and gave him the sword of Goliath the Philistine.”

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The Steadfast Love of God Endures

To the choirmaster. A Maskil[a] of David, when (A)Doeg, the Edomite, came and told Saul, “David has come to the house of Ahimelech.”

52 Why do you boast of evil, O mighty man?
    The steadfast love of God endures all the day.
Your (B)tongue plots destruction,
    like (C)a sharp razor, you (D)worker of deceit.
You love evil more than good,
    and (E)lying more than speaking what is right. Selah
You love all words that devour,
    O deceitful tongue.

But God will break you down forever;
    he will snatch and (F)tear you from your tent;
    he will uproot you from (G)the land of the living. Selah

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Footnotes

  1. Psalm 52:1 Probably a musical or liturgical term

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