King James Version

Psalm 58

1Do ye indeed speak righteousness, O congregation? do ye judge uprightly, O ye sons of men?

Yea, in heart ye work wickedness; ye weigh the violence of your hands in the earth.

The wicked are estranged from the womb: they go astray as soon as they be born, speaking lies.

Their poison is like the poison of a serpent: they are like the deaf adder that stoppeth her ear;

Which will not hearken to the voice of charmers, charming never so wisely.

Break their teeth, O God, in their mouth: break out the great teeth of the young lions, O Lord.

Let them melt away as waters which run continually: when he bendeth his bow to shoot his arrows, let them be as cut in pieces.

As a snail which melteth, let every one of them pass away: like the untimely birth of a woman, that they may not see the sun.

Before your pots can feel the thorns, he shall take them away as with a whirlwind, both living, and in his wrath.

10 The righteous shall rejoice when he seeth the vengeance: he shall wash his feet in the blood of the wicked.

11 So that a man shall say, Verily there is a reward for the righteous: verily he is a God that judgeth in the earth.

Chinese Contemporary Bible (Traditional)

詩篇 58

祈求上帝懲罰惡人

大衛作的詩,交給樂長,調用「休要毀壞」。

1你們做官長的主持公道嗎?
你們的審判公正嗎?
不,你們心中圖謀不義,
你們在地上行兇作惡。
惡人生下來就步入歧途,
一出母胎就離開正道,
謊話連篇。
他們像噴出毒液的毒蛇,
又像耳聾的眼鏡蛇,
任法師的邪術再高超,
也聽不見他的咒語。
上帝啊,求你敲碎他們的牙齒;
耶和華啊,
求你拔掉這些猛獅的利齒。
願他們如流水逝去,
願他們彎弓搭箭時箭頭折斷。
願他們像蝸牛一樣溶為爛泥,
又如流產的胎兒不見天日。
刹那間,
荊棘還沒有把鍋燒熱的工夫,
上帝必除滅他們。
10 義人必因惡人遭報而歡欣,
並用惡人的血洗腳。
11 這樣,人們必說:
「義人終有善報,
確實有一位審判天下的上帝。」