You have not started any reading plans.
Why do You hide in times of trouble? i
let them be caught in the schemes they have devised. j
3 For the wicked one boasts about his own cravings; k
the wicked arrogantly thinks: n
“There is no accountability,
since God does not exist.” o
5 His ways are always secure; p
Your lofty judgments are beyond his sight;
he scoffs at all his adversaries. q
from generation to generation without calamity.” r
trouble and malice are under his tongue. s
8 He waits in ambush near the villages; t
he kills the innocent in secret places.
His eyes are on the lookout for the helpless; u
He lurks in order to seize the afflicted;
he seizes the afflicted and drags him in his net.
the helpless fall because of his strength. v
He hides His face and will never see.” w
12 Rise up, Lord God! Lift up Your hand. x
Do not forget the afflicted. y
He says to himself, “You will not demand an account.” z
observing it in order to take the matter into Your hands. a
The helpless entrusts himself to You;
You are a helper of the fatherless. b
15 Break the arm of the wicked and evil person; c
call his wickedness into account
16 The Lord is King forever and ever; f
the nations will perish from His land. g
17 Lord, You have heard the desire of the humble; h
You will strengthen their hearts.
You will listen carefully, i
so that men of the earth may terrify them no more. j
About The Holman Christian Standard Bible
The complete Holman Christian Standard Bible® is now available for the first time ever! More than fifteen years in the making, crafted by the shared expertise of nearly a hundred conservative scholars and English stylists, the Holman CSB® sets the standard in painstaking biblical accuracy and pure literary form.
Accurate, yet highly readable, it's a translation committed to leaving both the grace and gravity of the original languages intact while carefully creating a smooth flow of wording for the reader.
Stylistically, this inaugural edition contributes to the clarity of the written Word, arranging the poetic portions of the Scripture into complete lines of thought, and revering God's presence on each page by capitalizing all the pronouns that refer to Him.