Futility of Boastful Wickedness.
For the choir director. A Maskil of David, when Doeg the Edomite came and told Saul, and said to him, “David has come to the house of Ahimelech.”
1Why do you boast in evil, O mighty man?
2Your tongue devises destruction,
3You love evil more than good,
4You love all words that devour,
5But God will break you down forever;
6And the righteous will see and fear,
7“Behold, the man who would not make God his refuge,
8But as for me, I am like a green olive tree in the house of God;
9I will give Thee thanks forever, because Thou hast done it,