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Psalms 10

Psalms 10:1  
Why standest thou afar off, O LORD? why hidest thou thyself in times of trouble?

Psalms 10:2  
The wicked in his pride doth persecute the poor: let them be taken in the devices that they have imagined.

Psalms 10:3  
For the wicked boasteth of his heart's desire, and blesseth the covetous, whom the LORD abhorreth.

Psalms 10:4  
The wicked, through the pride of his countenance, will not seek after God: God is not in all his thoughts.

Psalms 10:5  
His ways are always grievous; thy judgments are far above out of his sight: as for all his enemies, he puffeth at them.

Psalms 10:6  
He hath said in his heart, I shall not be moved: for I shall never be in adversity.

Psalms 10:7  
His mouth is full of cursing and deceit and fraud: under his tongue is mischief and vanity.

Psalms 10:8  
He sitteth in the lurking places of the villages: in the secret places doth he murder the innocent: his eyes are privily set against the poor.

Psalms 10:9  
He lieth in wait secretly as a lion in his den: he lieth in wait to catch the poor: he doth catch the poor, when he draweth him into his net.

Psalms 10:10  
He croucheth, and humbleth himself, that the poor may fall by his strong ones.

Psalms 10:11  
He hath said in his heart, God hath forgotten: he hideth his face; he will never see it.

Psalms 10:12  
Arise, O LORD; O God, lift up thine hand: forget not the humble.

Psalms 10:13  
Wherefore doth the wicked contemn God? he hath said in his heart, Thou wilt not require it.

Psalms 10:14  
Thou hast seen it; for thou beholdest mischief and spite, to requite it with thy hand: the poor committeth himself unto thee; thou art the helper of the fatherless.

Psalms 10:15  
Break thou the arm of the wicked and the evil man: seek out his wickedness till thou find none.

Psalms 10:16  
The LORD is King for ever and ever: the heathen are perished out of his land.

Psalms 10:17  
LORD, thou hast heard the desire of the humble: thou wilt prepare their heart, thou wilt cause thine ear to hear:

Psalms 10:18  
To judge the fatherless and the oppressed, that the man of the earth may no more oppress.


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