1 Why boastest
thou thyself in mischief, O mighty man? the goodness of God
2 Thy tongue deviseth mischiefs; like a sharp razor, working
3 Thou lovest evil more than good; and lying rather than to
speak righteousness. Selah.
4 Thou lovest all devouring words, O thou deceitful tongue.
5 God shall likewise destroy thee for ever, he shall take thee
away, and pluck thee out of thy dwelling place, and root thee
out of the land of the living. Selah.
6 The righteous also shall see, and fear, and shall laugh at
7 Lo, this is the man that made not God his strength; but trusted
in the abundance of his riches, and strengthened himself in
8 But I am like a green olive tree in the house of God: I trust
in the mercy of God for ever and ever.
9 I will praise thee for ever, because thou hast done it: and
I will wait on thy name; for it is good before thy saints.