Do ye indeed speak righteousness, O congregation? do ye judge uprightly, O ye sons of men?
58:3 \58:2\Yea, in heart ye work wickedness; ye weigh the violence of your hands in the earth.
58:4 \58:3\The wicked are estranged from the womb: they go astray as soon as they be born, speaking lies.
58:5 \58:4\Their poison [is] like the poison of a serpent: [they are] like the deaf adder [that] stoppeth her ear;
58:6 \58:5\Which will not hearken to the voice of charmers, charming never so wisely.
58:7 \58:6\Break their teeth, O God, in their mouth: break out the great teeth of the young lions, O LORD.
58:8 \58:7\Let them melt away as waters [which] run continually: [when] he bendeth [his bow to shoot] his arrows, let them be as cut in pieces.
58:9 \58:8\As a snail [which] melteth, let [every one of them] pass away: [like] the untimely birth of a woman, [that] they may not see the sun.
58:10 \58:9\Before your pots can feel the thorns, he shall take them away as with a whirlwind, both living, and in [his] wrath.
58:11 \58:10\The righteous shall rejoice when he seeth the vengeance: he shall wash his feet in the blood of the wicked.
58:12 \58:11\So that a man shall say, Verily [there is] a reward for the righteous: verily he is a God that judgeth in the earth.
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