"But if you have understanding, hearthis ; Listen to the sound of my words.
"Shall 1one who hatesjusticerule ? And 2will you condemn the righteousmightyOne,
Who says to a king, 'Worthlessone,' To nobles, 'Wickedones ';
19Whoshowsno3partiality to princesNorregards the richabove the poor, For they all are the 4work of His hands ?
"In a moment they die, and 5at midnightPeople are shaken and passaway, And 6the mighty are takenawaywithout a hand.
"For 7His eyes are upon the ways of a man, And He seesall his steps.
22"There is 8nodarkness or deepshadowWhere the workers of iniquity may hide themselves.
"For He does not 9need to consider a manfurther, That he should gobeforeGod in judgment.
"He breaks in pieces 10mightymenwithoutinquiry, And setsothers in their place.
25"Therefore He 11knows their works, And 12He overthrows them in the night, And they are crushed.
"He 13strikes them like the wickedaIn a publicplace,
27Because they 14turnedaside from following Him, And 15hadnoregard for any of His ways ;