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Psalm 94. Deus ultionum.

From the Book of Divine Worship - The Psalter or Psalms of David - Contemporary - Eighteenth Day - Evening Prayer.
  1. O Lord God of vengeance, *
    O God of vengeance, show yourself.
  2. Rise up, O Judge of the world; *
    give the arrogant their just deserts.
  3. How long shall the wicked, O Lord, *
    how long shall the wicked triumph?
  4. They bluster in their insolence; *
    all evildoers are full of boasting.
  5. They crush your people, O Lord, *
    and afflict your chosen nation.
  6. They murder the widow and the stranger *
    and put the orphans to death.
  7. Yet they say, "The Lord does not see, *
    the God of Jacob takes no notice."
  8. Consider well, you dullards among the people; *
    when will you fools understand?
  9. He that planted the ear, does he not hear? *
    he that formed the eye, does he not see?
  10. He who admonishes the nations, will he not punish? *
    he who teaches all the world, has he no knowledge?
  11. The Lord knows our human thoughts; *
    how like a puff of wind they are.
  12. Happy are they whom you instruct, O Lord! *
    whom you teach out of your law;
  13. To give them rest in evil days, *
    until a pit is dug for the wicked.
  14. For the Lord will not abandon his people, *
    nor will he forsake his own.
  15. For judgment will again be just, *
    and all the true of heart will follow it.
  16. Who rose up for me against the wicked? *
    who took my part against the evildoers?
  17. If the Lord had not come to my help, *
    I should soon have dwelt in the land of silence.
  18. As often as I said, "My foot has slipped," *
    your love, O Lord, upheld me.
  19. When many cares fill my mind, *
    your consolations cheer my soul.
  20. Can a corrupt tribunal have any part with you, *
    one which frames evil into law?
  21. They conspire against the life of the just *
    and condemn the innocent to death.
  22. But the Lord has become my stronghold, *
    and my God the rock of my trust.
  23. He will turn their wickedness back upon them and destroy them in their own malice; *
    the Lord our God will destroy them.
* An asterisk divides a verse of a Psalm in two portions for responsive reading

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