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Psalms Chapter 11 Bible in Basic English

Psalms 11:1

<For the chief music-maker. Of David.> In the Lord put I my faith; how will you say to my soul, Go in flight like a bird to the mountain?

Psalms 11:2

See, the bows of the evil-doers are bent, they make ready their arrows on the cord, so that they may send them secretly against the upright in heart.

Psalms 11:3

If the bases are broken down, what is the upright man to do?

Psalms 11:4

The Lord is in his holy Temple, the Lord's seat is in heaven; his eyes are watching and testing the children of men.

Psalms 11:5

The Lord puts the upright and the sinner to the test, but he has hate in his soul for the lover of violent acts.

Psalms 11:6

On the evil-doer he will send down fire and flames, and a burning wind; with these will their cup be full.

Psalms 11:7

For the Lord is upright; he is a lover of righteousness: the upright will see his face.