Refuge in the Lord
For the choir director. Davidic.
1I have taken refuge in the Lord. #Ps 7:1|NoBook| 31:1|NoBook| 71:1
How can you say to me,
“Escape to the mountain like a bird! # Lit to your mountain, bird #Ps 121:1
2For look, the wicked string the bow;
they put the # Lit their arrow on the bowstring
to shoot from the shadows at the upright in heart. #Ps 37:14|NoBook| 64:4
3When the foundations are destroyed,
what can the righteous do? ” #Ps 82:5
4The Lord is in His holy temple; #Ps 27:4Hab 2:20
the Lord’s throne is in heaven. #Ps 103:19Is 66:1Ac 7:49
His eyes watch; He examines # Lit His eyelids examine everyone.
5The Lord examines the righteous and the wicked.
He hates the lover of violence. #Ps 33:13-15
6He will rain burning coals # Sym; MT reads rain snares, fire and sulfur on the wicked;
a scorching wind will be their portion. # Lit be the portion of their cup #Ezk 38:22
7For the Lord is righteous; He loves righteous deeds.
The upright will see His face. #Ps 17:15Rv 22:4
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