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To the Director: A Davidic Song.[a]

Confident Trust in God

11 I take refuge in the Lord.
    So how can you say to me,
        “Flee like a bird to the mountains.”?
Look, the wicked have bent their bow
    and placed their arrow[b] on the string,[c]
        to shoot from the darkness[d] at the upright in heart.
When the foundations are destroyed,
    what can the righteous do?

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  1. Psalm 11:1 The Heb. lacks A song
  2. Psalm 11:2 So MT DSS 5/6HevPs; DSS 4QCatena A LXX read arrows
  3. Psalm 11:2 So MT; LXX reads arrows for the quiver
  4. Psalm 11:2 So MT DSS; LXX reads shoot on a moonless night