"They have greatly oppressed1 me from my youth,"2 let Israel say;3
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"they have greatly oppressed me from my youth, but they have not gained the victory4 over me.
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Plowmen have plowed my back and made their furrows long.
But the LORD is righteous;5 he has cut me free6 from the cords of the wicked."7
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May all who hate Zion8 be turned back in shame.9
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May they be like grass on the roof,10 which withers11 before it can grow;
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reapers cannot fill their hands with it,12 nor those who gather fill their arms.
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May those who pass by not say to them, "The blessing of the LORD be on you; we bless you13 in the name of the LORD."
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