11 I take refuge in the Lord. So how can you say to me, “Flee like a bird to the mountains.”? 2 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. 3 When the foundations are destroyed, what can the righteous do?
4 The Lord is in his holy Temple; the Lord’s throne is in the heavens. His eyes see, his glance[e] examines humanity.[f] 5 The Lord examines the righteous, but the wicked and those who love violence, he hates. 6 He rains on the wicked burning coals and sulfur; a scorching wind is their destiny.[g] 7 Indeed, the Lord is righteous; he loves righteousness; the upright will see him face-to-face.
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