1 In the LORD put
I my trust: How say ye to my soul, Flee as a bird to your mountain?
2 For, lo, the wicked bend their bow, they make ready their
arrow upon the string, that they may privily shoot at the upright
3 If the foundations be destroyed, what can the righteous do?
4 The LORD is in his holy temple, the LORD's throne is in heaven:
his eyes behold, his eyelids try, the children of men.
5 The LORD trieth the righteous: but the wicked and him that
loveth violence his soul hateth.
6 Upon the wicked he shall rain snares, fire and brimstone,
and an horrible tempest: this shall be the portion of their
7 For the righteous LORD loveth righteousness; his countenance
doth behold the upright.