94 O Yahweh, God of vengeance,
God of vengeance, shine forth.
Repay upon the proud what is their rightful due.
how long will the wicked exult?
4 ⌊They gush words⌋a unrestrained.
All the evildoers boast.
they oppress your inheritance.
and they murder orphans,
and “The God of Jacob does not pay attention.”
And you fools, when you will show insight?
Will the one who formed the eye not see?
the one who teaches humankind knowledge?
that ⌊they are to no purpose⌋.d
and teach from your law,
until a pit is dug for the wicked.
nor forsake his inheritance.
15 For judgment will return to righteousness,e
and all the upright in heart will follow after it.
Who stood up for me against the workers of iniquity?
my soul would soon have dwelt in silence.
18 When I thought,f “My foot is slipping,”
your loyal love, O Yahweh, supported me.
19 When my troubled thoughts were many ⌊within me⌋,g
your consolations cheered my soul.
one that forms trouble based on statute?
and declare the blameless guilty of blood.h
and my God has become my rock of refuge.
and byi their evil he will destroy them.
Yahweh our God will destroy them.
Literally “They gush, they speak,” which is probably a hendiadys
A shortened form of “Yahweh”
Literally “they are a breath” or “a vanity”
That is, the court system will operate correctly
Hebrew “If/When I said,” that is, said to myself
Literally “in my inward parts”
Or “condemn innocent blood”