to those whose hearts are pure.
My feet were slipping, and I was almost gone.
when I saw them prosper despite their wickedness.
their bodies are so healthy and strong.
they’re not plagued with problems like everyone else.
and clothe themselves with cruelty.
their hearts could ever wish for!
in their pride they seek to crush others.
and their words strut throughout the earth.
drinking in all their words.
“Does the Most High even know what’s happening?”
enjoying a life of ease while their riches multiply.
Did I keep myself innocent for no reason?
every morning brings me pain.
I would have been a traitor to your people.
But what a difficult task it is!
and I finally understood the destiny of the wicked.
and send them sliding over the cliff to destruction.
completely swept away by terrors.
you will laugh at their silly ideas
as a person laughs at dreams in the morning.
and I was all torn up inside.
I must have seemed like a senseless animal to you.
you hold my right hand.
leading me to a glorious destiny.
I desire you more than anything on earth.
but God remains the strength of my heart;
he is mine forever.
for you destroy those who abandon you.
I have made the Sovereign Lord my shelter,
and I will tell everyone about the wonderful things you do.