11 I ·trust in the Lord for protection [find refuge in the Lord]. So why do you say to me, “·Fly [L Flee] like a bird to your mountain. 2 For, look, the wicked ·string [bend] their bows; they set their arrows on the bowstrings. They shoot from dark places at those who are ·honest [L upright/virtuous in heart]. 3 When the foundations [C a stable society] collapse, what can ·good [righteous] people do?”
4 The Lord is in his holy Temple; the Lord sits on his throne in heaven. ·He sees what people do [L His eyes watch]; ·he keeps his eye on them [L his gaze examines/tests people]. 5 The Lord ·tests [examines] ·those who do right and those who do wrong [the righteous and the wicked], but he hates those who love ·to hurt others [violence]. 6 He will ·send [L rain] hot coals and burning sulfur on the wicked. A ·whirlwind [scorching wind] is ·what they will get [L the portion of their cup; C an image of judgment; Is. 51:17, 22; Ezek. 23:31–33; Matt. 26:39]. 7 The Lord ·does what is right [is righteous], and he loves ·justice [righteousness], so ·honest people [the upright/virtuous] will see his face.
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