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Psalm 52:7–8

Lo, this is the man that made not God his strength;

But itrusted in the abundance of his riches,

And strengthened himself in his ||cwickedness.

But I am like ka green olive tree in the house of God:

I trust in the mercy of God for ever and ever.

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Psalm 52:7–8 — The New International Version (NIV)

“Here now is the man

who did not make God his stronghold

but trusted in his great wealth

and grew strong by destroying others!”

But I am like an olive tree

flourishing in the house of God;

I trust in God’s unfailing love

for ever and ever.

Psalm 52:7–8 — English Standard Version (ESV)

“See the man who would not make

God his refuge,

but trusted in the abundance of his riches

and sought refuge in his own destruction!”

But I am like a green olive tree

in the house of God.

I trust in the steadfast love of God

forever and ever.

Psalm 52:7–8 — New Living Translation (NLT)

“Look what happens to mighty warriors

who do not trust in God.

They trust their wealth instead

and grow more and more bold in their wickedness.”

But I am like an olive tree, thriving in the house of God.

I will always trust in God’s unfailing love.

Psalm 52:7–8 — The New King James Version (NKJV)

“Here is the man who did not make God his strength,

But trusted in the abundance of his riches,

And strengthened himself in his wickedness.”

But I am like a green olive tree in the house of God;

I trust in the mercy of God forever and ever.

Psalm 52:7–8 — New Century Version (NCV)

“Look what happened to the man

who did not depend on God

but depended on his money.

He grew strong by his evil plans.”

But I am like an olive tree

growing in God’s Temple.

I trust God’s love

forever and ever.

Psalm 52:7–8 — American Standard Version (ASV)

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.

But as for me, I am like a green olive-tree in the house of God:

I trust in the lovingkindness of God for ever and ever.

Psalm 52:7–8 — 1890 Darby Bible (DARBY)

Behold the man that made not God his strength, but put confidence in the abundance of his riches, and strengthened himself in his avarice. But as for me, I am like a green olive-tree in the house of God: I will confide in the loving-kindness of God for ever and ever.

Psalm 52:7–8 — GOD’S WORD Translation (GW)

“Look at this person who refused to make God his fortress! 

Instead, he trusted his great wealth 

and became strong through his greed.” 

But I am like a large olive tree in God’s house. 

I trust the mercy of God forever and ever. 

Psalm 52:7–8 — The Holman Christian Standard Bible (HCSB)

“Here is the man

who would not make God his refuge,

but trusted in the abundance of his riches,

taking refuge in his destructive behavior.”

But I am like a flourishing olive tree

in the house of God;

I trust in God’s faithful love forever and ever.

Psalm 52:7–8 — The New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

“See the one who would not take

refuge in God,

but trusted in abundant riches,

and sought refuge in wealth!”

But I am like a green olive tree

in the house of God.

I trust in the steadfast love of God

forever and ever.

Psalm 52:7–8 — The Lexham English Bible (LEB)

“Look, the man who would not make God his refuge,

but he trusted in the greatness of his wealth;

he took refuge in his destructiveness.”

But I am like an olive tree flourishing

in the house of God.

I trust the loyal love of God forever and ever.

Psalm 52:7–8 — New International Reader’s Version (1998) (NIrV)

“Just look at this fellow!

He didn’t depend on God for his safety.

He put his trust in all his wealth.

He grew strong by destroying others!”

But I am like a healthy olive tree.

My roots are deep in the house of God.

I trust in your faithful love

for ever and ever.

Psalm 52:7–8 — New American Standard Bible: 1995 Update (NASB95)

Behold, the man who would not make God his refuge,

But trusted in the abundance of his riches

And was strong in his evil desire.”

But as for me, I am like a green olive tree in the house of God;

I trust in the lovingkindness of God forever and ever.