(A)Why do you make me see iniquity,
    and why do you idly look at wrong?
Destruction (B)and violence are before me;
    strife and contention arise.
(C)So the law is paralyzed,
    and justice never goes forth.
(D)For the wicked surround the righteous;
    so justice goes forth perverted.

The Lord's Answer

(E)“Look among the nations, and see;
    wonder and be astounded.
(F)For I am doing a work in your days
    that you would not believe if told.

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