Psalms 52:7

“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.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations for Psalms 52:7

Loe, this is the man that made not God his strength: but trusted in the abundance of his riches, and strengthened himselfe in his wickednesse.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

"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."
- New American Standard Version (1995)

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.
- American Standard Version (1901)

See, this is the man who did not make God his strength, but had faith in his goods and his property, and made himself strong in his wealth.
- Basic English Bible

Behold the man that made not God his strength, but put confidence in the abundance of his riches, [and] strengthened himself in his avarice.
- Darby Bible

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.
- Webster's Bible

Behold, this is the man who didn't make God his strength, but trusted in the abundance of his riches, and strengthened himself in his wickedness.
- World English Bible

`Lo, the man who maketh not God his strong place, And trusteth in the abundance of his riches, He is strong in his mischiefs.'
- Youngs Literal Bible

(52:9) 'Lo, this is the man that made not God his stronghold; but trusted in the abundance of his riches, and strengthened himself in his wickedness.'
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible Commentary for Psalms 52:7

Wesley's Notes for Psalms 52:7


52:5 Pluck thee - Violently and suddenly as the Hebrew word signifies, from thy house and lands, and all the wages of thy righteousness. Root - Though thou seemest to have taken deep root, yet God shall pluck thee up by the very roots, and destroy thee both root and branch.

52:6 Fear - Reverence God's just judgment.

52:8 The house - In God's church, or among his people.

52:9 Thou hast - Destroyed mine and thine implacable enemies, and established me in the throne, of which I am no less assured, than if it were already done. I will continue in thy way, placing my whole confidence in thy power and goodness, and faithfulness. Before - In the presence of thy saints.


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