The Lord will tear down the house of the proud, But He will establish the boundary of the widow.
The Lord protects the strangers; He supports the fatherless and the widow, But He thwarts the way of the wicked.
The wicked are overthrown and are no more, But the house of the righteous will stand.
A father of the fatherless and a judge for the widows, Is God in His holy habitation.
The house of the wicked will be destroyed, But the tent of the upright will flourish.
Do not move the ancient boundary Or go into the fields of the fatherless,
For the Lord your God is the God of gods and the Lord of lords, the great, the mighty, and the awesome God who does not show partiality nor take a bribe.
“ You shall not move your neighbor’s boundary mark, which the ancestors have set, in your inheritance which you will inherit in the land that the Lord your God gives you to possess.
“Pour out the overflowings of your anger, And look on everyone who is proud, and make him low.
For the choir director. A Maskil of David, when Doeg the Edomite came and told Saul and said to him, “David has come to the house of Ahimelech.” Why do you boast in evil, O mighty man? The lovingkindness of God endures all day long.
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.
For though the Lord is exalted, Yet He regards the lowly, But the haughty He knows from afar.
For the Lord of hosts will have a day of reckoning Against everyone who is proud and lofty And against everyone who is lifted up, That he may be abased.
But when his heart was lifted up and his spirit became so proud that he behaved arrogantly, he was deposed from his royal throne and his glory was taken away from him.
Pure and undefiled religion in the sight of our God and Father is this: to visit orphans and widows in their distress, and to keep oneself unstained by the world.
You younger men, likewise, be subject to your elders; and all of you, clothe yourselves with humility toward one another, for God is opposed to the proud, but gives grace to the humble.