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Psalm 52. Quid gloriaris?

From the Book of Divine Worship - The Psalter or Psalms of David - Traditional - Tenth Day - Morning Prayer.
  1. WHY boastest thou thyself, thou tyrant, *
    that thou canst do mischief;
  2. Whereas the goodness of God *
    endureth yet daily?
  3. Thy tongue imagineth wickedness, *
    and with lies thou cuttest like a sharp razor.
  4. Thou hast loved unrighteousness more than goodness, *
    and falsehood more than righteousness.
  5. Thou hast loved to speak all words that may do hurt, *
    O thou false tongue.
  6. Therefore shall God destroy thee for ever; *
    he shall take thee, and pluck thee out of thy dwelling, and root thee out of the land of the living.
  7. The righteous also shall see this, and fear, *
    and shall laugh him to scorn:
  8. Lo, this is the man that took not God for his strength; *
    but trusted unto the multitude of his riches, and strengthened himself in his wickedness.
  9. As for me, I am like a green olive-tree in the house of God; *
    my trust is in the tender mercy of God for ever and ever.
  10. I will alway give thanks unto thee for that thou hast done; *
    and I will hope in thy Name, for thy saints like it well.
* An asterisk divides a verse of a Psalm in two portions for responsive reading

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