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Psalm 11:4–7

dThe Lord is in his holy temple;

the Lord’s ethrone is in heaven;

his eyes see, his eyelids ftest the children of man.

The Lord gtests the righteous,

but hhis soul hates the wicked and the one who loves violence.

Let him rain coals on the wicked;

ifire and sulfur and a scorching wind shall be jthe portion of their cup.

For the Lord is righteous;

he kloves righteous deeds;

lthe upright shall behold his face.

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Psalm 11:4–7 — The New International Version (NIV)

The Lord is in his holy temple;

the Lord is on his heavenly throne.

He observes everyone on earth;

his eyes examine them.

The Lord examines the righteous,

but the wicked, those who love violence,

he hates with a passion.

On the wicked he will rain

fiery coals and burning sulfur;

a scorching wind will be their lot.

For the Lord is righteous,

he loves justice;

the upright will see his face.

Psalm 11:4–7 — King James Version (KJV 1900)

The Lord is in his holy temple,

The Lord’s throne is in heaven:

His eyes behold,

His eyelids try, the children of men.

The Lord trieth the righteous:

But the wicked and him that loveth violence his soul hateth.

Upon the wicked he shall rain snares, fire and brimstone,

And an horrible tempest: this shall be the portion of their cup.

For the righteous Lord loveth righteousness;

His countenance doth behold the upright.

Psalm 11:4–7 — New Living Translation (NLT)

But the Lord is in his holy Temple;

the Lord still rules from heaven.

He watches everyone closely,

examining every person on earth.

The Lord examines both the righteous and the wicked.

He hates those who love violence.

He will rain down blazing coals and burning sulfur on the wicked,

punishing them with scorching winds.

For the righteous Lord loves justice.

The virtuous will see his face.

Psalm 11:4–7 — The New King James Version (NKJV)

The Lord is in His holy temple,

The Lord’s throne is in heaven;

His eyes behold,

His eyelids test the sons of men.

The Lord tests the righteous,

But the wicked and the one who loves violence His soul hates.

Upon the wicked He will rain coals;

Fire and brimstone and a burning wind

Shall be the portion of their cup.

For the Lord is righteous,

He loves righteousness;

His countenance beholds the upright.

Psalm 11:4–7 — New Century Version (NCV)

The Lord is in his holy temple;

the Lord sits on his throne in heaven.

He sees what people do;

he keeps his eye on them.

The Lord tests those who do right,

but he hates the wicked and those who love to hurt others.

He will send hot coals and burning sulfur on the wicked.

A whirlwind is what they will get.

The Lord does what is right, and he loves justice,

so honest people will see his face.

Psalm 11:4–7 — American Standard Version (ASV)

Jehovah is in his holy temple;

Jehovah, his throne is in heaven;

His eyes behold, his eyelids try, the children of men.

Jehovah trieth the righteous;

But the wicked and him that loveth violence his soul hateth.

Upon the wicked he will rain snares;

Fire and brimstone and burning wind shall be the portion of their cup.

For Jehovah is righteous;

He loveth righteousness:

The upright shall behold his face.

Psalm 11:4–7 — 1890 Darby Bible (DARBY)

Jehovah is in the temple of his holiness; Jehovah, —his throne is in the heavens: his eyes behold, his eyelids try the children of men. Jehovah trieth the righteous one; but the wicked, and him that loveth violence, his soul hateth. Upon the wicked he shall rain snares, fire and brimstone; and scorching wind shall be the portion of their cup. For righteous is Jehovah; he loveth righteousness, his countenance doth behold the upright.

Psalm 11:4–7 — GOD’S WORD Translation (GW)

The Lord is in his holy temple. 

The Lord’s throne is in heaven. 

His eyes see. 

They examine Adam’s descendants. 

The Lord tests righteous people, 

but he hates wicked people and the ones who love violence. 

He rains down fire and burning sulfur upon wicked people. 

He makes them drink from a cup filled with scorching wind. 

The Lord is righteous. 

He loves a righteous way of life. 

Decent people will see his face. 

Psalm 11:4–7 — The Holman Christian Standard Bible (HCSB)

The Lord is in His holy temple;

the Lord’s throne is in heaven.

His eyes watch; He examines everyone.

The Lord examines the righteous and the wicked.

He hates the lover of violence.

He will rain burning coals and sulfur on the wicked;

a scorching wind will be their portion.

For the Lord is righteous; He loves righteous deeds.

The upright will see His face.

Psalm 11:4–7 — The New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

The Lord is in his holy temple;

the Lord’s throne is in heaven.

His eyes behold, his gaze examines humankind.

The Lord tests the righteous and the wicked,

and his soul hates the lover of violence.

On the wicked he will rain coals of fire and sulfur;

a scorching wind shall be the portion of their cup.

For the Lord is righteous;

he loves righteous deeds;

the upright shall behold his face.

Psalm 11:4–7 — The Lexham English Bible (LEB)

Yahweh is in his holy temple;

Yahweh is in the heavens on his throne.

His eyelids see;

they test the children of humankind.

Yahweh tests the righteous,

but the wicked and the lover of violence

his soul hates.

He will rain coals on the wicked.

Burning sulfur and scorching wind

will be the portion of their cup.

For Yahweh is righteous;

he loves righteous deeds.

The upright shall see his face.

Psalm 11:4–7 — New International Reader’s Version (1998) (NIrV)

The Lord is in his holy temple.

The Lord is on his throne in heaven.

He watches all people.

His eyes study them.

The Lord watches over those who do what is right.

But he hates sinful people and those who love to hurt others.

He will pour out flaming coals and burning sulfur

on those who do what is wrong.

A hot and dry wind will destroy them.

The Lord always does what is right.

So he loves it when people do what is fair.

Those who are honest will enjoy his blessing.

Psalm 11:4–7 — New American Standard Bible: 1995 Update (NASB95)

The Lord is in His holy temple; the Lord’s throne is in heaven;

His eyes behold, His eyelids test the sons of men.

The Lord tests the righteous and the wicked,

And the one who loves violence His soul hates.

Upon the wicked He will rain snares;

Fire and brimstone and burning wind will be the portion of their cup.

For the Lord is righteous, He loves righteousness;

The upright will behold His face.


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