Tag Archives: Psalm 58

a watched pot

a watched pot Psalm 58:9-11 (JDV) Psalm 58:9 Before your pots can feel the heat of the thorns – whether green or burning – he will sweep them away. Psalm 58:10 The righteous one will rejoice when he sees the … Continue reading

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making the water flow by

making the water flow by Psalm 58:6-8 (JDV) Psalm 58:6 God, knock the teeth out of their mouths; Yahveh, tear out the young lions’ fangs.Psalm 58:7 May they disappear like water that flows by; may they aim their blunted arrows.Psalm … Continue reading

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deaf cobra

deaf cobra Psalm 58:3-5 (JDV) Psalm 58:3 The wicked go astray from the womb; liars wander about from birth. Psalm 58:4 They have venom like the venom of a snake, like the deaf cobra who stops up his ears, Psalm … Continue reading

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false gods

Psalm 58:1-2 (JDV) Psalm 58:11 Are you really saying the right things, you gods? Do you judge people fairly?Psalm 58:2 No, you practice injustice in your hearts; with your hands you weigh out violence in the land. Before David asks … Continue reading

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LORD, intervene

Psalm 58 The psalmist is not content leaving the people in the hands of the gods who seem to be ruling on earth.  He asks God to step in and bring righteousness and justice.  The gods are letting the wicked … Continue reading

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