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Jehovah’s Witnesses

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NEW WORLD TRANSLATION OF THE HOLY SCRIPTURES (1984 EDITION) See 2013 revision

Psalms 11:1-7

To the director. Of David. 11*  In Jehovah I have taken refuge.+ How dare YOU men say to my soul: “Flee as a bird to YOUR mountain!”+   For, look! the wicked ones themselves bend the bow,+ They do make ready their arrow upon the bowstring, To shoot in the gloom at the ones upright in heart.+   When the foundations themselves are torn down,+ What must anyone righteous do?   Jehovah is in his holy temple.+ Jehovah—in the heavens is his throne.+ His own eyes behold, his own beaming eyes* examine+ the sons of men.*   Jehovah himself examines the righteous one as well as the wicked one,+ And anyone loving violence His soul certainly hates.+   He will rain down upon the wicked ones traps, fire and sulphur+ And a scorching wind, as the portion of their cup.+   For Jehovah is righteous;+ he does love righteous acts.+ The upright are the ones that will behold his face.+

Footnotes

LXXVg combine the two preceding psalms, and make this Ps 10, thereby changing the numbering of the psalms that follow.
Or, “his eyelids.”
Or, “of earthling man.” Heb., ʼa·dham′.