Holman Christian Standard Bible
1For the choir director. A Davidic Maskil. When Doeg the Edomite went and reported to Saul, telling him, "David went to Ahimelech's house." Why brag about evil, you hero! God's faithful love is constant.
2Like a sharpened razor, your tongue devises destruction, working treachery.
3You love evil instead of good, lying instead of speaking truthfully. Selah
4You love any words that destroy, you treacherous tongue!
5This is why God will bring you down forever. He will take you, ripping you out of your tent; He will uproot you from the land of the living. Selah
6The righteous will look on with awe and will ridicule him:"
7Here is the man who would not make God his refuge, but trusted in the abundance of his riches, taking refuge in his destructive behavior."
8But I am like a flourishing olive tree in the house of God; I trust in God's faithful love forever and ever.
9I will praise You forever for what You have done. In the presence of Your faithful people, I will put my hope in Your name, for it is good.