"For I will 1not contendforever, 2Nor will I always be angry; For the spirit would growfaintbefore Me, And the 3breath of those whom I have made.
"Because of the iniquity of his 4unjustgain I was angry and struck him; I hid My face and was angry, And he went on 5turningaway, in the way of his heart.
"I have seen his ways, but I will 6heal him; I will 7lead him and 8restorecomfort to him and to his mourners,
19Creating the a9praise of the lips. 10Peace, peace to him who is 11far and to him who is near," Says the LORD, "and I will heal him."
But the 12wicked are like the tossingsea, For it cannot be quiet, And its waterstoss up refuse and mud.
"13There is nopeace," says14my God, "for the wicked."