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Psalms 58

Book of Psalms - Chapter 58

Psalms 58:1

Do you indeed speak righteousness, silent ones? Do you judge blamelessly, you sons of men?

Psalms 58:2

No, in your heart you plot injustice. You measure out the violence of your hands in the earth.

Psalms 58:3

The wicked go astray from the womb. They are wayward as soon as they are born, speaking lies.

Psalms 58:4

Their poison is like the poison of a snake; like a deaf cobra that stops its ear,

Psalms 58:5

which doesn't listen to the voice of charmers, no matter how skillful the charmer may be.

Psalms 58:6

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

Psalms 58:7

Let them vanish as water that flows away. When they draw the bow, let their arrows be made blunt.

Psalms 58:8

Let them be like a snail which melts and passes away, like the stillborn child, who has not seen the sun.

Psalms 58:9

Before your pots can feel the heat of the thorns, he will sweep away the green and the burning alike.

Psalms 58:10

The righteous shall rejoice when he sees the vengeance. He shall wash his feet in the blood of the wicked;

Psalms 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." 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.