Contempt for Sinners
To the director; do not utterly destroy; to David; for an inscription on a monument.1 Will truly thus [2righteousness 1you speak] and rightly judge, O sons of men? 2 For even in the heart [2lawlessness 1you work] in the earth. [3in injustice 1Your hands 2closely join]. 3 [2were separated 1Sinners] from the womb; they wander from the belly; they spoke lies. 4 Rage to them is according to the likeness of the serpent; as [2asp 1a mute] even plugging her ears, 5 who does not listen to the sound [2charming 1of the sorcerer], and the administering of potions by a wise man. 6 God broke their teeth in their mouths; [4the 5molars 6of the 7lions 3fractured in pieces 1the 2 lord]. 7 They shall be treated with contempt as water going by. He shall stretch tight his bow until of which time they shall be weakened. 8 As beeswax melting away, they shall be taken away in return. [2fell 1Fire] upon them, and they did not see the sun. 9 Before the perceiving of your thorn-bushes -- the white-thorn shrub; as living, as in anger he shall swallow them. 10 [2shall be glad 1The just one] whenever he should behold punishment. [2his hands 1He shall wash] in the blood of the sinner. 11 And [2shall say 1a man], There is fruit to the just; there is God judging them in the earth.
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