1: God of vengeance -- Jehovah! God of vengeance, shine forth. 2: Be lifted up, O Judge of the earth, Send back a recompence on the proud. 3: Till when [do] the wicked, O Jehovah? Till when do the wicked exult? 4: They utter -- they speak an old saw, All working iniquity do boast themselves. 5: Thy people, O Jehovah, they bruise, And Thine inheritance they afflict. 6: Widow and sojourner they slay, And fatherless ones they murder. 7: And they say, 'Jehovah doth not see, And the God of Jacob doth not consider.' 8: Consider, ye brutish among the people, And ye foolish, when do ye act wisely? 9: He who planteth the ear doth He not hear? He who formeth the eye doth He not see? 10: He who is instructing nations, Doth He not reprove? He who is teaching man knowledge [is] Jehovah. 11: He knoweth the thoughts of man, that they [are] vanity. 12: O the happiness of the man Whom Thou instructest, O Jah, And out of Thy law teachest him, 13: To give rest to him from days of evil, While a pit is digged for the wicked. 14: For Jehovah leaveth not His people, And His inheritance forsaketh not. 15: For to righteousness judgment turneth back, And after it all the upright of heart, 16: Who riseth up for me with evil doers? Who stationeth himself for me with workers of iniquity? 17: Unless Jehovah [were] a help to me, My soul had almost inhabited silence. 18: If I have said, 'My foot hath slipped,' Thy kindness, O Jehovah, supporteth me. 19: In the abundance of my thoughts within me, Thy comforts delight my soul. 20: Is a throne of mischief joined [with] Thee? A framer of perverseness by statute? 21: They decree against the soul of the righteous, And innocent blood declare wicked. 22: And Jehovah is for a high place to me, And my God [is] for a rock -- my refuge, 23: And turneth back on them their iniquity, And in their wickedness cutteth them off; Jehovah our God doth cut them off!