May they be like chaff1 before the wind, with the angel of the LORD 2 driving them away;
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may their path be dark and slippery, with the angel of the LORD pursuing them.
Since they hid their net3 for me without cause4 and without cause dug a pit5 for me,
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may ruin overtake them by surprise--6 may the net they hid entangle them, may they fall into the pit,7 to their ruin.
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Then my soul will rejoice8 in the LORD and delight in his salvation.9
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My whole being will exclaim, "Who is like you,10 O LORD? You rescue the poor from those too strong11 for them, the poor and needy12 from those who rob them."
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Ruthless witnesses13 come forward; they question me on things I know nothing about.
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They repay me evil for good14 and leave my soul forlorn.
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Yet when they were ill, I put on sackcloth15 and humbled myself with fasting.16 When my prayers returned to me unanswered,
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I went about mourning17 as though for my friend or brother. I bowed my head in grief as though weeping for my mother.
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But when I stumbled, they gathered in glee;18 attackers gathered against me when I was unaware. They slandered19 me without ceasing.
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