Thematic Bible

Psalm 10:1 (show verse)

Lord, why do You stand so far away?
Why do You hide in times of trouble?

Psalm 10:2 (show verse)

In arrogance the wicked relentlessly pursue the afflicted;
let them be caught in the schemes they have devised.

Psalm 10:3 (show verse)

For the wicked one boasts about his own cravings;
the one who is greedy curses and despises the Lord.

Psalm 10:4 (show verse)

In all his scheming,
the wicked arrogantly thinks:
“There is no accountability,
since God does not exist.”

Psalm 10:5 (show verse)

His ways are always secure;
Your lofty judgments are beyond his sight;
he scoffs at all his adversaries.

Psalm 10:6 (show verse)

He says to himself, “I will never be moved—
from generation to generation without calamity.”

Psalm 10:7 (show verse)

Cursing, deceit, and violence fill his mouth;
trouble and malice are under his tongue.

Psalm 10:8 (show verse)

He waits in ambush near the villages;
he kills the innocent in secret places.
His eyes are on the lookout for the helpless;

Psalm 10:9 (show verse)

he lurks in secret like a lion in a thicket.
He lurks in order to seize the afflicted;
he seizes the afflicted and drags him in his net.

Psalm 10:10 (show verse)

So he is oppressed and beaten down;
the helpless fall because of his strength.

Psalm 10:11 (show verse)

He says to himself, “God has forgotten;
He hides His face and will never see.”

Psalm 10:12 (show verse)

Rise up, Lord God! Lift up Your hand.
Do not forget the afflicted.
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Psalm 10:13 (show verse)

Why has the wicked person despised God?
He says to himself, “You will not demand an account.”
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Psalm 10:14 (show verse)

But You Yourself have seen trouble and grief,
observing it in order to take the matter into Your hands.
The helpless entrusts himself to You;
You are a helper of the fatherless.

Psalm 10:15 (show verse)

Break the arm of the wicked and evil person;
call his wickedness into account
until nothing remains of it.
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Psalm 10:16 (show verse)

The Lord is King forever and ever;
the nations will perish from His land.

Psalm 10:17 (show verse)

Lord, You have heard the desire of the humble;
You will strengthen their hearts.
You will listen carefully,

Psalm 10:18 (show verse)

doing justice for the fatherless and the oppressed
so that men of the earth may terrify them no more.