"Many times they have 1persecuted me from my 2youth up," 3Let Israel now say,
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"Many times they have persecuted me from my youth up; Yet they have 4not prevailed against me.
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"The plowers plowed upon my back; They lengthened their furrows."
The LORD 5is righteous; He has cut in two the 6cords of the wicked.
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May all who 7hate Zion Be 8put to shame and turned backward;
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Let them be like 9grass upon the housetops, Which withers before it grows up;
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With which the reaper does not fill his hand, Or the binder of sheaves his 10bosom;
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Nor do those who pass by say, "The 11blessing of the LORD be upon you; We bless you in the name of the LORD."
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