59 Behold, the Lord’s hand is not ashortened,
That it cannot save;
Nor His ear heavy,
That it cannot hear.
And your sins have hidden His face from you,
So that He will bnot hear.
And your fingers with iniquity;
Your lips have spoken lies,
Your tongue has muttered perversity.
Nor does any plead for truth.
They trust in dempty words and speak lies;
He who eats of their eggs dies,
And from that which is crushed a viper breaks out.
6 fTheir webs will not become garments,
Nor will they cover themselves with their works;
Their works are works of iniquity,
And the act of violence is in their hands.
7 gTheir feet run to evil,
And they make haste to shed hinnocent blood;
iTheir thoughts are thoughts of iniquity;
Wasting and jdestruction are in their paths.
8 The way of kpeace they have not known,
And there is no justice in their ways;
lThey have made themselves crooked paths;
Whoever takes that way shall not know peace.
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