Thy righteousness is like the lofty mountains,thy judgements are like the great abyssPsalm 36:6
1 Deep in his heart, sin whispers to the wicked man who cherishes no fear of God.
2 For he flatters himself in his own opinion and, when he is found out, he does not mend his ways [he does … ways: prob. rdg, Heb unintelligible].
3 All that he says is mischievous and false; he has turned his back on wisdom;
4 in his bed he plots how best to do mischief. So set is he on his wrong courses that he rejects nothing evil.
5 But thy unfailing love, O LORD, reaches to heaven,thy faithfulness to the skies.
6 Thy righteousness is like the lofty mountains,thy judgements are like the great abyss; O LORD, who savest man and beast,
7 how precious is thy unfailing love! Gods and men seek refuge in the shadow of thy wings.
8 They are filled with the rich plenty of thy house,and thou givest them water from the flowing stream of thy delights;
9 for with thee is the fountain of life,and in thy light we are bathed with light.
10 Maintain thy love unfailing over those who know thee,and thy justice toward men of honest heart.
11 Let not the foot of pride come near me,no wicked hand disturb me.
12 There they lie, the evildoers, they are hurled down and cannot rise.
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