23 Now these are the last words of David:
The oracle of David, the son of Jesse,
the oracle of lthe man who was raised on high,
jthe anointed of the God of Jacob,
the sweet psalmist of Israel:1
2 m“The Spirit of the Lord speaks by me;
his word is on my tongue.
nthe Rock of Israel has said to me:
When one rules justly over men,
ruling oin the fear of God,
4 he pdawns on them like the morning light,
like the sun shining forth on a cloudless morning,
like rain2 that makes grass to sprout from the earth.
qFor he has made with me an everlasting covenant,
ordered in all things and secure.
For will he not cause to prosper
all my help and my desire?
6 But worthless men3 are all like thorns that are thrown away,
for they cannot be taken with the hand;
arms himself with iron and the shaft of a spear,
and they are utterly consumed with fire.”4
Or the favorite of the songs of Israel
Hebrew from rain
Hebrew consumed with fire in the sitting
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