For the director of music. A maskil of David. When Doeg the Edomite came to Saul and said to him, “David is in Ahimelech’s house.”
52 Mighty warrior, why do you brag about the evil you do? God’s love will continue forever. 2 You think up evil plans. Your tongue is like a sharp razor, making up lies. 3 You love wrong more than right and lies more than truth. Selah 4 You love words that bite and tongues that lie.
5 But God will ruin you forever. He will grab you and throw you out of your tent; he will tear you away from the land of the living. Selah 6 Those who do right will see this and fear God. They will laugh at you and say, 7 “Look what happened to the man who did not depend on God but depended on his money. He grew strong by his evil plans.”
8 But I am like an olive tree growing in God’s Temple. I trust God’s love forever and ever. 9 God, I will thank you forever for what you have done. With those who worship you, I will trust you because you are good.
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