1 Why ado You stand afar off, O Lord?
4 The wicked, in the haughtiness of his countenance, adoes not seek Him.
Your judgments are on high, bout of his sight;
As for all his adversaries, he snorts at them.
6 He says to himself, “aI will not be moved;
cUnder his tongue is mischief and wickedness.
8 He sits in the alurking places of the villages;
In the hiding places he bkills the innocent;
He catches the afflicted when he draws him into his dnet.
11 He asays to himself, “God has forgotten;
He has hidden His face; He will never see it.”
12 Arise, O Lord; O God, alift up Your hand.
bDo not forget the afflicted.
13 Why has the wicked aspurned God?
He has said to himself, “You will not require it.”
You have been the chelper of the orphan.
15 aBreak the arm of the wicked and the evildoer,
16 The Lord is aKing forever and ever;
bNations have perished from His land.
So that man who is of the earth will no longer cause cterror.
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