Psalms

Psalm 52 ©

1David reproving the spiteful malice of Doeg, prophesieth his destruction. 6The righteous shall rejoice at it. 8David in confidence of God's mercy giveth him thanks.

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To the chief Musician, aMaschil, A Psalm of David, bwhen Doeg the Edomite ccame and told Saul, and said unto him, David is come to the house of Ahimelech.

a Ps. 32, title.
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WHY dboastest thou thyself in mischief, O mighty man? ethe goodness of God endureth continually.

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Thy ftongue deviseth mischiefs; like a sharp razor, working deceitfully.

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Thou glovest evil more than good; and lying rather than to speak righteousness. Selah.

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Thou lovest hall devouring words, 1O thou deceitful tongue.

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God ishall likewise 2destroy thee for ever, he shall take thee away, and pluck thee out of thy dwelling place, and jroot thee out of kthe land of the living. Selah.

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The lrighteous also shall see, and fear, and mshall laugh at him:

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Lo, this is the man that made not God his strength; but ntrusted in the abundance of his riches, and strengthened himself in his 3wickedness.

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But I am like oa green olive tree in the house of God: I ptrust in the mercy of God for ever and ever.

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I qwill praise thee for ever, because thou hast done it: and I rwill wait on thy name; for it is sgood before tthy saints.