|Ps 52:1 Why do you boast in evil, O mighty man?
The lovingkindness of God endures all day long.
|Ps 52:2 Your tongue devises destruction,
Like a sharp razor, O worker of deceit.
|Ps 52:3 You love evil more than good,
Falsehood more than speaking what is right. Selah.
|Ps 52:4 You love all words that devour,
O deceitful tongue.
|Ps 52:5 ¶ But God will break you down forever;
He will snatch you up and tear you away from your tent,
And uproot you from the land of the living. Selah.
|Ps 52:6 The righteous will see and fear,
And will laugh at him, saying,
|Ps 52:7 "Behold, the man who would not make God his refuge,
But trusted in the abundance of his riches
And was strong in his evil desire."
|Ps 52:8 ¶ But as for me, I am like a green olive tree in the house of God;
I trust in the lovingkindness of God forever and ever.
|Ps 52:9 I will give You thanks forever, because You have done it,
And I will wait on Your name, for it is good, in the presence of Your godly ones.