58:1 Do you indeed speak righteousness, silent ones? Do you judge blamelessly, you sons of men?
58:2 No, in your heart you plot injustice. You measure out the violence of your hands in the earth.
58:3 The wicked go astray from the womb. They are wayward as soon as they are born, speaking lies.
58:4 Their poison is like the poison of a snake; like a deaf cobra that stops its ear,
58:5 which doesn’t listen to the voice of charmers, no matter how skillful the charmer may be.
58:6 Break their teeth, God, in their mouth. Break out the great teeth of the young lions, Yahweh.
58:7 Let them vanish as water that flows away. When they draw the bow, let their arrows be made blunt.
58:8 Let them be like a snail which melts and passes away, like the stillborn child, who has not seen the sun.
58:9 Before your pots can feel the heat of the thorns, he will sweep away the green and the burning alike.
58:10 The righteous shall rejoice when he sees the vengeance. He shall wash his feet in the blood of the wicked;
58:11 so that men shall say, “Most certainly there is a reward for the righteous. Most certainly there is a God who judges the earth.” Psalm 59 For the Chief Musician. To the tune of “Do Not Destroy.” A poem by David, when Saul sent, and they watched the house to kill him.
59:1 Deliver me from my enemies, my God. Set me on high from those who rise up against me.
59:2 Deliver me from the workers of iniquity. Save me from the bloodthirsty men.
59:3 For, behold, they lie in wait for my soul. The mighty gather themselves together against me, not for my disobedience, nor for my sin, Yahweh.
59:4 I have done no wrong, yet they are ready to attack me. Rise up, behold, and help me!
59:5 You, Yahweh God of Armies, the God of Israel, rouse yourself to punish the nations. Show no mercy to the wicked traitors. Selah.
59:6 They return at evening, howling like dogs, and prowl around the city.
59:7 Behold, they spew with their mouth. Swords are in their lips, “For,” they say, “who hears us?”
59:8 But you, Yahweh, laugh at them. You scoff at all the nations.
59:9 Oh, my Strength, I watch for you, for God is my high tower.
59:10 My God will go before me with his loving kindness. God will let me look at my enemies in triumph.
59:11 Don’t kill them, or my people may forget. Scatter them by your power, and bring them down, Lord our shield.
59:12 For the sin of their mouth, and the words of their lips, let them be caught in their pride, for the curses and lies which they utter.
59:13 Consume them in wrath. Consume them, and they will be no more. Let them know that God rules in Jacob, to the ends of the earth. Selah.
59:14 At evening let them return. Let them howl like a dog, and go around the city.
59:15 They shall wander up and down for food, and wait all night if they aren’t satisfied.
59:16 But I will sing of your strength. Yes, I will sing aloud of your loving kindness in the morning. For you have been my high tower, a refuge in the day of my distress.
59:17 To you, my strength, I will sing praises. For God is my high tower, the God of my mercy. For the Chief Musician. To the tune of “The Lily of the Covenant.” A teaching poem by David, when he fought with Aram Naharaim and with Aram Zobah, and Joab returned, and killed twelve thousand of Edom in the Valley of Salt.
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