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The Folly and Fall of the Wicked

The senseless man does not know,
and the fool does not understand this—
when the wicked spring up like weeds,
and all evildoers bloom like flowers,
they will be destroyed forever.

Central Affirmation

But you are exalted forever, O Lord.

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Senseless people(A) do not know,
    fools do not understand,
that though the wicked spring up like grass
    and all evildoers flourish,
    they will be destroyed forever.(B)

But you, Lord, are forever exalted.

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