58 1 He describeth the malice of his enemies, the flatterers of Saul, who both secretly and openly sought his destruction, from whom he appealeth to God’s judgment, 10 Showing that the just shall rejoice, when they see the punishment of the wicked to the glory of God.
To him that excelleth. Destroy not. A Psalm of David on Michtam.
1 Is it true? O [a]congregation, speak ye justly? O sons of men judge ye uprightly?
2 Yea, rather ye imagine mischief in your heart: [b]your hands execute cruelty upon the earth.
3 The wicked [c]are strangers from the womb: even from the belly have they erred, and speak lies.
Psalm 58:1Ye counselors of Saul, who under pretence of consulting for the common wealth, conspire my death being an innocent.
Psalm 58:2Ye are not ashamed to execute that cruelty publicly, which ye have imagined in your hearts.
Psalm 58:3That is, enemies to the people of God even from their birth.
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