Psalm 52:5 {51:7}
Good News Translation
So God will ruin you forever; he will take hold of you and snatch you from your home; he will remove you from the world of the living.

Contemporary English Version
God will destroy you forever! He will grab you and drag you from your homes. You will be uprooted and left to die.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Therefore will God destroy thee for ever: he will pluck thee out, and remove thee from thy dwelling place: and thy root out of the land of the living.

New American Bible
God too will strike you down forever, he will lay hold of you and pluck you from your tent, uproot you from the land of the living. Selah

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Therefore will God destroy thee for ever: he will pluck thee out, and remove thee from thy dwelling place: and thy root out of the land of the living.

God

Psalm 7:14-16 Behold he hath been in labour with injustice: he hath conceived sorrow, and brought forth iniquity. . . .

Psalm 55:23 But thou, O God, shalt bring them down into the pit of destruction. Bloody and deceitful men shall not live out half their days; but I will trust in thee, O Lord.

Psalm 64:7-10 And God shall be exalted. The arrows of children are their wounds: . . .

Psalm 120:2-4 O Lord, deliver my soul from wicked lips, and a deceitful tongue. . . .

Psalm 140:9-11 The head of them compassing me about: the labour of their lips shall overwhelm them. . . .

Proverbs 12:19 The lip of truth shall be steadfast for ever: but he that is a hasty witness, frameth a lying tongue.

Proverbs 19:5,9 A false witness shall not be unpunished: and he that speaketh lies, shall not escape. . . .

Revelation 21:8 But the fearful and unbelieving and the abominable and murderers and whoremongers and sorcerers and idolaters and all liars, they shall have their portion in the pool burning with fire and brimstone, which is the second death.

destroy thee [heb.

Psalm 37:35,36 I have seen the wicked highly exalted, and lifted up like the cedars of Libanus. . . .

Job 18:14 Let his confidence be rooted out of his tabernacle, and let destruction tread upon him like a king.

Job 20:6,7 If his pride mount up even to heaven, and his head touch the clouds: . . .

Luke 16:27,28 And he said: Then, father, I beseech thee that thou wouldst send him to my father's house, for I have five brethren, . . .

root

Proverbs 2:22 My son, forget not my law, and let thy heart keep my commandments.

the land

Psalm 27:13 I believe to see the good things of the Lord in the land of the living.

Psalm 116:9 I will please the Lord in the land of the living.

Isaiah 38:11 I said: I shall not see the Lord God in the land of the living. I shall behold man no more, nor the inhabitant of rest.

Context
Why Do You Boast of Evil?
4Thou hast loved all the words of ruin, O deceitful tongue. 5Therefore will God destroy thee for ever: he will pluck thee out, and remove thee from thy dwelling place: and thy root out of the land of the living.6The just shall see and fear, and shall laugh at him, and say:…
Cross References
Deuteronomy 29:28
And he hath cast them out of their land, in anger and in wrath, and in very great indignation, and hath thrown them into a strange land, as it is seen this day.

1 Kings 14:15
And the Lord God shall strike Israel as a reed is shaken in the water: and he shall root up Israel out of this good land, which he gave to their fathers, and shall scatter them beyond the river: because they have made to themselves groves, to provoke the Lord.

Psalm 2:9
Thou shalt rule them with a rod of iron, and shalt break them in pieces like a potter's vessel.

Psalm 5:6
Thou hatest all the workers of iniquity: thou wilt destroy all that speak a lie. The bloody and the deceitful man the Lord will abhor.

Psalm 27:13
I believe to see the good things of the Lord in the land of the living.

Psalm 37:34
Expect the Lord and keep his way: and he will exalt thee to inherit the land: when the sinners shall perish thou shalt see.

Psalm 101:7
He that worketh pride shall not dwell in the midst of my house: he that speaketh unjust things did not prosper before my eyes.

Psalm 143:12
And in thy mercy thou wilt destroy my enemies. And thou wilt cut off all them that afflict my soul: for I am thy servant.

Proverbs 2:22
My son, forget not my law, and let thy heart keep my commandments.

Proverbs 12:19
The lip of truth shall be steadfast for ever: but he that is a hasty witness, frameth a lying tongue.

Isaiah 22:18
He will crown thee with a crown of tribulation, he will toss thee like a ball into a large and spacious country: there shalt thou die, and there shall the chariot of thy glory be, the shame of the house of thy Lord.

Isaiah 22:19
And I will drive thee out from thy station, and depose thee from thy ministry.

Jeremiah 11:19
And I was as a meek lamb, that is carried to be a victim: and I knew not that they had devised counsels against me, saying: Let us put wood on his bread, and cut him off from the land of the living, and let his name be remembered no more.

Ezekiel 32:24
There is Elam and all his multitude round about his grave, all of them slain, and fallen by the sword; that went down uncircumcised to the lowest parts of the earth: that caused their terror in the land of the living, and they have borne their shame with them that go down into the pit.

Additional Translations
Surely God will bring you down to everlasting ruin; He will snatch you up and tear you away from your tent; He will uproot you from the land of the living. SelahGod shall likewise destroy you for ever, he shall take you away, and pluck you out of your dwelling place, and root you out of the land of the living. Selah.

God will likewise destroy thee for ever; He will take thee up, and pluck thee out of thy tent, And root thee out of the land of the living. Selah

Therefore may God destroy thee for ever, may he pluck thee up and utterly remove thee from thy dwelling, and thy root from the land of the living. Pause.

God shall likewise destroy thee for ever; he shall take thee away, and pluck thee out of [thy] tent, and root thee out of the land of the living. Selah.

God shall likewise destroy thee for ever, he shall take thee up, and pluck thee out of thy tent, and root thee out of the land of the living. Selah

God shall likewise destroy thee for ever, he shall take thee away, and pluck thee out of thy dwelling-place, and root thee out of the land of the living. Selah.

God will likewise destroy you forever. He will take you up, and pluck you out of your tent, and root you out of the land of the living. Selah.

Also -- God doth break thee down for ever, Taketh thee, and pulleth thee out of the tent, And He hath uprooted thee Out of the land of the living. Selah.
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