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I am not afraid in times of danger when I am surrounded by enemies,
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Why shall I fear in the evil day? the iniquity of my heel shall encompass me.
Psalm 27:1,2 The psalm of David before he was anointed. The Lord is my light and my salvation, whom shall I fear? The Lord is the protector of my life: of whom shall I be afraid? . . .
Psalm 46:1,2 Unto the end, for the sons of Core, for the hidden.  Our God is our refuge and strength: a helper in troubles, which have found us exceedingly. . . .
Isaiah 41:10,11 Fear not, for I am with thee: turn not aside, for I am thy God: I have strengthened thee, and have helped thee, and the right hand of my just one hath upheld thee. . . .
Acts 27:24 Saying: Fear not, Paul, thou must be brought before Caesar; and behold, God hath given thee all them that sail with thee.
Romans 8:33,34 Who shall accuse against the elect of God? God is he that justifieth: . . .
Philippians 1:28 And in nothing be ye terrified by the adversaries: which to them is a cause of perdition, but to you of salvation, and this from God.
Proverbs 24:10 If thou lose hope, being weary in the day of distress, thy strength shall be diminished.
Amos 5:13 Therefore the prudent shall keep silence at that time, for it is an evil time.
Ephesians 5:16 But as wise: redeeming the time, because the days are evil.
Psalm 38:4 For my iniquities are gone over my head: and as a heavy burden are become heavy upon me.
Proverbs 5:22 He shall die, because he hath not received instruction, and in the multitude of his folly he shall be deceived.
Hosea 7:2 And lest they may say in their hearts, that I remember all their wickedness: their own devices now have beset them about, they have been done before my face.
Proverbs 22:16 He that oppresseth the poor, to increase his own riches, shall himself give to one that is richer, and shall be in need.
Genesis 49:17 Let Dan be a snake in the way, a serpent in the path, that biteth the horse's heels, that his rider may fall backward.
1 Samuel 26:20 And now let not my blood be shed upon the earth before the Lord: for the king of Israel is come out to seek a flea, as the partridge is hunted in the mountains.
ContextThe Evanescence of Wealth
…4I will incline my ear to a parable; I will open my proposition on the psaltery. 5Why shall I fear in the evil day? the iniquity of my heel shall encompass me.6They that trust in their own strength, and glory in the multitude of their riches,…
The name of the one is Phison: that is it which compasseth all the land of Hevilath, where gold groweth.
For though I should walk in the midst of the shadow of death, I will fear no evils, for thou art with me. Thy rod and thy staff, they have comforted me.
The psalm of David before he was anointed. The Lord is my light and my salvation, whom shall I fear? The Lord is the protector of my life: of whom shall I be afraid?
That thou mayst give him rest from the evil days: till a pit be dug for the wicked.
Additional TranslationsWhy should I fear in times of trouble, when wicked usurpers surround me?Why should I fear in the days of evil, when the iniquity of my heels shall compass me about?
Wherefore should I fear in the days of evil, When iniquity at my heels compasseth me about?
Wherefore should I fear in the evil day? the iniquity of my heel shall compass me.
Wherefore should I fear in the days of adversity, [when] the iniquity of my supplanters encompasseth me? --
Wherefore should I fear in the days of evil, when iniquity at my heels compasseth me about?
Why should I fear in the days of evil, when the iniquity of my heels shall encompass me?
Why should I fear in the days of evil, when iniquity at my heels surrounds me?
Why do I fear in days of evil? The iniquity of my supplanters doth compass me.
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