11Righteous are you, O LORD, when I complain to you; yet I would plead my case before you. 2Why does the way of the wicked prosper? Why do all 3who are treacherous thrive?
You plant them, and they take root; they grow and produce fruit; 4you are near in their mouth and far from their heart.
35But you, O LORD, know me; 6you see me, and test my heart toward you. 7Pull them out like sheep for the slaughter, and set them apart for 8the day of slaughter.
49How long will the land mourn and the grass of every field wither? 10For the evil of those who dwell in it 11the beasts and the birds are swept away, because they said, "He will not see our latter end."