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Psalm 11:1-2 Holman Christian Standard Bible (HCSB)

Psalm 11

Refuge in the Lord

For the choir director. Davidic.

I have taken refuge in the Lord.
How can you say to me,
“Escape to the mountain like a bird![a]
For look, the wicked string the bow;
they put the[b] arrow on the bowstring
to shoot from the shadows at the upright in heart.


  1. Psalm 11:1 Lit to your mountain, bird
  2. Psalm 11:2 Lit their

Psalm 11:1-2 New International Version (NIV)

Psalm 11

For the director of music. Of David.

In the Lord I take refuge.
    How then can you say to me:
    “Flee like a bird to your mountain.
For look, the wicked bend their bows;
    they set their arrows against the strings
to shoot from the shadows
    at the upright in heart.

New International Version (NIV)

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