Psalm 58:5-11 NIV

5 that will not heed1 the tune of the charmer,2 however skillful the enchanter may be.

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6 Break the teeth in their mouths, O God;3 tear out, O LORD, the fangs of the lions!4

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7 Let them vanish like water that flows away;5 when they draw the bow, let their arrows be blunted.6

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8 Like a slug melting away as it moves along,7 like a stillborn child,8 may they not see the sun.

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9 Before your pots can feel [the heat of] the thorns9-- whether they be green or dry--the wicked will be swept away.a10

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    • a 58:9 - The meaning of the Hebrew for this verse is uncertain.
      10 The righteous will be glad11 when they are avenged,12 when they bathe their feet in the blood of the wicked.13

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      11 Then men will say, "Surely the righteous still are rewarded;14 surely there is a God who judges the earth."15

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