For I envied1 the arrogant when I saw the prosperity of the wicked.2
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They have no struggles; their bodies are healthy and strong.
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They are free3 from the burdens common to man; they are not plagued by human ills.
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Therefore pride4 is their necklace;5 they clothe themselves with violence.6
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From their callous hearts7 comes iniquity; the evil conceits of their minds know no limits.
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They scoff, and speak with malice;8 in their arrogance9 they threaten oppression.10
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Their mouths lay claim to heaven, and their tongues take possession of the earth.
Therefore their people turn to them and drink up waters in abundance.
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They say, "How can God know? Does the Most High have knowledge?"
This is what the wicked are like-- always carefree,11 they increase in wealth.12
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