Chapter
Psalms 58



Book of Psalms - Chapter 58

Psalms 58:1

To the chief Musician, Altaschith, Michtam of David. Do ye indeed speak righteousness, O congregation? do ye judge uprightly, O ye sons of men?

Psalms 58:2

Yea, in heart ye work wickedness; ye weigh the violence of your hands in the earth.

Psalms 58:3

The wicked are estranged from the womb: they go astray as soon as they be born, speaking lies.

Psalms 58:4

Their poison [is] like the poison of a serpent: [they are] like the deaf adder [that] stoppeth her ear;

Psalms 58:5

Which will not hearken to the voice of charmers, charming never so wisely.

Psalms 58:6

Break their teeth, O God, in their mouth: break out the great teeth of the young lions, O LORD.

Psalms 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.

Psalms 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.

Psalms 58:9

Before your pots can feel the thorns, he shall take them away as with a whirlwind, both living, and in [his] wrath.

Psalms 58:10

The righteous shall rejoice when he seeth the vengeance: he shall wash his feet in the blood of the wicked.

Psalms 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.