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Render recompense cto the proud.
How long shall the awicked exult?
4 They pour forth words, they aspeak arrogantly;
All who do wickedness bvaunt themselves.
5 They acrush Your people, O Lord,
And bafflict Your heritage.
And murder the orphans.
Nor does the God of Jacob pay heed.”
8 Pay heed, you asenseless among the people;
And when will you understand, astupid ones?
He who formed the eye, 1does He not see?
Even He who bteaches man knowledge?
11 The Lord aknows the thoughts of man,
1That they are a mere breath.
And bwhom You teach out of Your law;
Until ca pit is dug for the wicked.
14 For athe Lord will not abandon His people,
Nor will He bforsake His inheritance.
And all the upright in heart 3will follow it.
16 Who will astand up for me against evildoers?
Who will take his stand for me bagainst those who do wickedness?
17 If athe Lord had not been my help,
My soul would soon have dwelt in the abode of silence.
18 If I should say, “aMy foot has slipped,”
Your lovingkindness, O Lord, will hold me up.
19 When my anxious thoughts 1multiply within me,
Your aconsolations delight my soul.
22 But the Lord has been my astronghold,
And my God the brock of my refuge.
23 He has abrought back their wickedness upon them
The Lord our God will 1destroy them.
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