Lord God, to whom vengeance belongeth; O God, to whom vengeance belongeth, shew thyself.
2Lift up thyself, thou judge of the earth: render a reward to the proud.
3LORD, how long shall the wicked, how long shall the wicked triumph?
4How long shall they utter and speak hard things? and all the workers of iniquity
5They break in pieces thy
people, O LORD, and afflict thine heritage.
slay the widow and the stranger, and murder the fatherless.
they say, The LORD shall not see, neither shall the God of Jacob regard it.
8Understand, ye brutish among the people: and ye fools, when will ye be wise?
9He that planted the ear, shall he not hear? he that formed the eye, shall he not
10He that chastiseth the heathen, shall
not he correct? he that teacheth man knowledge, shall not he know?
11The LORD knoweth the thoughts of man, that they are vanity.
12Blessed is the man whom thou chastenest, O LORD, and teachest him out of thy
13That thou mayest give him rest from
the days of adversity, until the pit be digged for the wicked.
the LORD will not cast off his people, neither will he forsake his inheritance.
15But judgment shall return unto righteousness: and all the upright in heart shall follow it.
16Who will rise up for me against the evildoers? or who will stand up for me against
the workers of iniquity?
17Unless the LORD
had been my help, my soul had almost dwelt in silence.
I said, My foot slippeth; thy mercy, O LORD, held me up.
the multitude of my thoughts within me thy comforts delight my soul.
20Shall the throne of iniquity have fellowship with thee, which frameth mischief by a law?
21They gather themselves together against the soul of the righteous, and condemn
the innocent blood.
22But the LORD is my defence;
and my God is the rock of my refuge.
he shall bring upon them their own iniquity, and shall cut them off in their own wickedness; yea, the LORD our God shall cut