Psalm 10:11
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English Standard Version
He says in his heart, “God has forgotten, he has hidden his face, he will never see it.”

King James Bible
He hath said in his heart, God hath forgotten: he hideth his face; he will never see it.

American Standard Version
He saith in his heart, God hath forgotten; He hideth his face; he will never see it.

Douay-Rheims Bible
For he hath said in his heart: God hath forgotten, he hath turned away his face not to see to the end.

English Revised Version
He saith in his heart, God hath forgotten: he hideth his face; he will never see it.

Webster's Bible Translation
He hath said in his heart, God hath forgotten: he hideth his face; he will never see it.

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Keil and Delitzsch Biblical Commentary on the Old Testament

This strophe, consisting of only three lines, describes his happiness which he allows nothing to disturb. The signification: to be lasting (prop. stiff, strong) is secured to the verb חיל (whence חיל) by Job 20:21. He takes whatever ways he chooses, they always lead to the desired end; he stands fast, he neither stumbles nor goes astray, cf. Jeremiah 12:1. The Chethמb דרכו (דּרכו) has no other meaning than that give to it by the Kerמ (cf. Psalm 24:6; Psalm 58:8). Whatever might cast a cloud over his happiness does not trouble him: neither the judgments of God, which are removed high as the heavens out of his sight, and consequently do not disturb his conscience (cf. Psalm 28:5, Isaiah 5:12; and the opposite, Psalm 18:23), nor his adversaries whom he bloweth upon contemptuously. מרום is the predicate: altissime remota. And הפיח בּ, to breathe upon, does not in any case signify: actually to blow away or down (to express which נשׁב or נשׁף would be used), but either to "snub," or, what is more appropriate to Psalm 10:5, to blow upon them disdainfully, to puff at them, like הפּיח in Malachi 1:13, and flare rosas (to despise the roses) in Prudentius. The meaning is not that he drives his enemies away without much difficulty, but that by his proud and haughty bearing he gives them to understand how little they interfere with him.

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Psalm 10:6 He has said in his heart, I shall not be moved: for I shall never be in adversity.

Mark 2:6 But there was certain of the scribes sitting there, and reasoning in their hearts,

Luke 7:39 Now when the Pharisee which had bidden him saw it, he spoke within himself, saying, This man, if he were a prophet...


Psalm 64:5 They encourage themselves in an evil matter: they commune of laying snares privately; they say, Who shall see them?

Psalm 73:11 And they say, How does God know? and is there knowledge in the most High?

Psalm 94:7 Yet they say, The LORD shall not see, neither shall the God of Jacob regard it.

Job 22:13,14 And you say, How does God know? can he judge through the dark cloud...

Ecclesiastes 8:11 Because sentence against an evil work is not executed speedily, therefore the heart of the sons of men is fully set in them to do evil.

Ezekiel 8:12 Then said he to me, Son of man, have you seen what the ancients of the house of Israel do in the dark...

Ezekiel 9:9 Then said he to me, The iniquity of the house of Israel and Judah is exceeding great, and the land is full of blood...

Cross References
Job 22:13
But you say, 'What does God know? Can he judge through the deep darkness?

Psalm 10:4
In the pride of his face the wicked does not seek him; all his thoughts are, "There is no God."

Psalm 10:10
The helpless are crushed, sink down, and fall by his might.

Psalm 36:2
For he flatters himself in his own eyes that his iniquity cannot be found out and hated.

Psalm 59:7
There they are, bellowing with their mouths with swords in their lips-- for "Who," they think, "will hear us?"

Psalm 64:5
They hold fast to their evil purpose; they talk of laying snares secretly, thinking, "Who can see them?"

Psalm 94:7
and they say, "The LORD does not see; the God of Jacob does not perceive."

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