Why do you hide yourself in times of trouble?
He blesses the greedy and curses Yahweh.
does not seek God. “There is no God” is in all his thoughts.
For generations I will have no trouble.”
Under his tongue is trouble and wickedness.
In the secret places he murders the innocent person.
His eyes lie in wait for the helpless.
He lies in wait to seize the afflicted person.
He seizes the afflicted person by drawing him into his net.
and the unfortunate ones fall under his might.
He hides his face. He never saw it.”
Do not forget the afflicted.
and say in his heart, “You will not hold me accountable”?
You look at it to take it into your hand.
The afflicted person frees himself because of you.
You become a helper of the orphan.
And as for the evil person, you will call his wickedness to account
until you find none.
The nations will perish from his land.
You will prepare their heart.
You will cause your ear to attentively listen
so that the man of the earth will terrorize them no longer.