Psalm 58 NRS

1 Do you indeed decree what is right, you gods? a Do you judge people fairly?

References for Psalms 58:1

    • × 58:1 - Or [mighty lords]
      2 No, in your hearts you devise wrongs; your hands deal out violence on earth.
      3 The wicked go astray from the womb; they err from their birth, speaking lies.
      4 They have venom like the venom of a serpent, like the deaf adder that stops its ear,
      5 so that it does not hear the voice of charmers or of the cunning enchanter.
      6 O God, break the teeth in their mouths; tear out the fangs of the young lions, O Lord!
      7 Let them vanish like water that runs away; like grass let them be trodden down b and wither.

      References for Psalms 58:7

        • Ø 58:7 - Cn: Meaning of Heb uncertain
          8 Let them be like the snail that dissolves into slime; like the untimely birth that never sees the sun.
          9 Sooner than your pots can feel the heat of thorns, whether green or ablaze, may he sweep them away!
          10 The righteous will rejoice when they see vengeance done; they will bathe their feet in the blood of the wicked.
          11 People will say, "Surely there is a reward for the righteous; surely there is a God who judges on earth."