“Behold, the man who would not make God his refuge,
But (A)trusted in the abundance of his riches
And (B)was strong in [a]his evil desire.”

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Footnotes

  1. Psalm 52:7 Or his destruction

“Here now is the man
    who did not make God his stronghold(A)
but trusted in his great wealth(B)
    and grew strong by destroying others!”

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(A)No one sues righteously and (B)no one pleads [a]honestly.
They (C)trust in confusion and speak lies;
They (D)conceive mischief and bring forth iniquity.

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Footnotes

  1. Isaiah 59:4 Lit in truth

No one calls for justice;(A)
    no one pleads a case with integrity.
They rely(B) on empty arguments, they utter lies;(C)
    they conceive trouble and give birth to evil.(D)

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23 Thus says the Lord, “(A)Let not a wise man boast of his wisdom, and let not the (B)mighty man boast of his might, let not a (C)rich man boast of his riches;

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23 This is what the Lord says:

“Let not the wise boast of their wisdom(A)
    or the strong boast of their strength(B)
    or the rich boast of their riches,(C)

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