52:1 To the chief Musician, Maschil, [A Psalm] of David, when
Doeg the Edomite came and told Saul, and said to him, David is
come to the house of Ahimelech. Why boastest thou thyself in
mischief, O mighty man? the goodness of God [endureth]
52:2 Thy tongue deviseth mischiefs; like a sharp razor, working
52:3 Thou lovest evil more than good; [and] lying rather than to
speak righteousness. Selah.
52:4 Thou lovest all devouring words, O [thou] deceitful tongue.
52:5 God shall likewise destroy thee for ever, he shall take
thee away, and pluck thee out of [thy] dwelling-place, and root
thee out of the land of the living. Selah.
52:6 The righteous also shall see, and fear, and shall laugh at
52:7 Lo, [this is] the man [that] made not God his strength; but
trusted in the abundance of his riches, [and] strengthened
himself in his wickedness.
52:8 But I [am] like a green olive tree in the house of God: I
trust in the mercy of God for ever and ever.
52:9 I will praise thee for ever, because thou hast done [it]:
and I will wait on thy name; for [it is] good before thy