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Psalm 58

Do You Rulers Speak Justly?


For the choir director. “Do Not Destroy.”[a] By David. A miktam.

Unjust Rulers

Do you “gods” really speak righteously?[b]
Do you sons of Adam judge rightly?
No, in your heart you commit injustices.
On the earth your hands distribute violence.
The wicked go off course already from the womb.
From the belly they go astray. They speak lies.

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  1. Psalm 58:1 This may be the name of the tune.
  2. Psalm 58:1 This translation follows a correction of the text followed by most modern versions. The Hebrew and Greek read: Do you really speak justice in silence?