K  L  1. Trust in Yahaveh. Defender of the righteous.
    M  2.  The lawless. Violence manifested.
     N  3.  The righteous. Tried.
      O  4-. Yahaveh's temple and throne in heaven.
      O  -4. Yahaveh's eyes and eyelids on earth.
     N  5-. The righteous. Tried.
    M  -5,6. The lawless. Violence revenged.
   L  7. Trust in Yahaveh. Lover of the righteous.

(A Psalm of David)

Psalm 11)

1 In the LORD (Yahaveh) I have fled for refuge:
how say you to me,
"Flee as (or, "like") a bird to your mountain?"

2 For, lo, the lawless ones bend their bow,
they make ready their arrow upon the string,
that they may in the darkness shoot at upright ones in heart.

3 If the settled order of truth be destroyed (or institution; not the roof or walls),
what can a righteous do? (Not say or think, but lawfully and effectually "do".)

4 The LORD is in His Holy Temple,
the LORD'S throne is in heaven:

His eyes behold, His eyelids try, the son of men. (Heb. 'ādām.)

5 The LORD tries a righteous one:

but the lawless ones and him that loves violence He hates.
6 Upon the lawless ones He shall rain snares,
fire and brimstone, and an horrible blast (Heb. rūach): this shall be the portion of their cup.

7 For the righteous LORD loves righteousness;
An upright one shall gaze upon His face. (See Ex. 34:20.)

(To the chief Musician the Shemīnīth.)

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