1: Do you indeed speak righteousness, silent ones? Do you judge blamelessly, you sons of men?
2: No, in your heart you plot injustice. You measure out the violence of your hands in the earth.
3: The wicked go astray from the womb. They are wayward as soon as they are born, speaking lies.
4: Their poison is like the poison of a snake; like a deaf cobra that stops its ear,
5: which doesn't listen to the voice of charmers, no matter how skillful the charmer may be.
6: Break their teeth, God, in their mouth. Break out the great teeth of the young lions, Yahweh.
7: Let them vanish as water that flows away. When they draw the bow, let their arrows be made blunt.
8: Let them be like a snail which melts and passes away, like the stillborn child, who has not seen the sun.
9: Before your pots can feel the heat of the thorns, he will sweep away the green and the burning alike.
10: The righteous shall rejoice when he sees the vengeance. He shall wash his feet in the blood of the wicked;
11: so that men shall say, "Most certainly there is a reward for the righteous. Most certainly there is a God who judges the earth." Psalm 59 For the Chief Musician. To the tune of "Do Not Destroy." A poem by David, when Saul sent, and they watched the house to kill him.