Psalm 10:4
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New Living Translation
The wicked are too proud to seek God. They seem to think that God is dead.

King James Bible
The wicked, through the pride of his countenance, will not seek after God: God is not in all his thoughts.

Darby Bible Translation
The wicked saith, in the haughtiness of his countenance, He doth not search out: all his thoughts are, There is no God!

World English Bible
The wicked, in the pride of his face, has no room in his thoughts for God.

Young's Literal Translation
The wicked according to the height of his face, inquireth not. 'God is not!' are all his devices.

Psalm 10:4 Parallel
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Wesley's Notes on the Bible

10:4 Countenance - So called, because though pride be properly seated in the heart, yet it is manifest in the countenance.

Psalm 10:4 Parallel Commentaries

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The Situation of the Jews During this Period.
As we have seen in earlier chapters, the declarations of Holy Writ make it very clear that Israel will yet be restored to God's favor and be rehabilitated in Palestine. But before that glad time arrives, the Jews have to pass through a season of sore trouble and affliction, during which God severely chastises them for their sins and punishes them for the rejection and crucifixion of their Messiah. Fearful indeed have been the past experiences of "the nation of the weary feet" but a darker path than
Arthur W. Pink—The Redeemer's Return

Question Lxxxiii of Prayer
I. Is Prayer an Act of the Appetitive Powers? Cardinal Cajetan, On Prayer based on Friendship II. Is it Fitting to Pray? Cardinal Cajetan, On Prayer as a True Cause S. Augustine, On the Sermon on the Mount, II. iii. 14 " On the Gift of Perseverance, vii. 15 III. Is Prayer an Act of the Virtue of Religion? Cardinal Cajetan, On the Humility of Prayer S. Augustine, On Psalm cii. 10 " Of the Gift of Perseverance, xvi. 39 IV. Ought We to Pray to God Alone? S. Augustine, Sermon, cxxvii. 2 V.
St. Thomas Aquinas—On Prayer and The Contemplative Life

Out of the Deep of Suffering and Sorrow.
Save me, O God, for the waters are come in even unto my soul: I am come into deep waters; so that the floods run over me.--Ps. lxix. 1, 2. I am brought into so great trouble and misery: that I go mourning all the day long.--Ps. xxxviii. 6. The sorrows of my heart are enlarged: Oh! bring Thou me out of my distress.--Ps. xxv. 17. The Lord hath heard the voice of my weeping: the Lord will receive my prayer.--Ps. vi. 8. In the multitude of the sorrows which I had in my heart, Thy comforts have refreshed
Charles Kingsley—Out of the Deep

"And the Life. " How Christ is the Life.
This, as the former, being spoken indefinitely, may be universally taken, as relating both to such as are yet in the state of nature, and to such as are in the state of grace, and so may be considered in reference to both, and ground three points of truth, both in reference to the one, and in reference to the other; to wit, 1. That our case is such as we stand in need of his help, as being the Life. 2. That no other way but by him, can we get that supply of life, which we stand in need of, for he
John Brown (of Wamphray)—Christ The Way, The Truth, and The Life

Cross References
Psalm 10:11
The wicked think, "God isn't watching us! He has closed his eyes and won't even see what we do!"

Psalm 10:13
Why do the wicked get away with despising God? They think, "God will never call us to account."

Psalm 14:1
For the choir director: A psalm of David. Only fools say in their hearts, "There is no God." They are corrupt, and their actions are evil; not one of them does good!

Psalm 36:1
For the choir director: A psalm of David, the servant of the L Sin whispers to the wicked, deep within their hearts. They have no fear of God at all.

Psalm 36:2
In their blind conceit, they cannot see how wicked they really are.

Psalm 53:1
For the choir director: A meditation; a psalm of David. Only fools say in their hearts, "There is no God." They are corrupt, and their actions are evil; not one of them does good!

Psalm 101:5
I will not tolerate people who slander their neighbors. I will not endure conceit and pride.

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