But you, Lord, have knowledge of all the designs which they have made against my life; let not their evil-doing be covered or their sin be washed away from before your eyes: but let it be a cause of falling before you: so do to them in the time of your wrath.
And the poor man's head is bent, and the great man goes down on his face: for this cause there will be no forgiveness for their sin.
Give ear, O our God, for we are looked down on: let their words of shame be turned back on themselves, and let them be given up to wasting in a land where they are prisoners:
Let them be overcome and put to shame who make attempts to take my soul; let those who would do me damage be turned back and made foolish.
The sinners are watching the upright man, desiring to put him to death.
You, O Lord God of armies, are the God of Israel; come now and give punishment to the nations; have no mercy on any workers of deceit. (Selah.)
Let their table before them be for their destruction; let their feasts become a net to take them.
Let the Lord keep in mind the wrongdoing of his fathers; and may the sin of his mother have no forgiveness.
And what will you do in the day of punishment, and in the destruction which is coming from far? to whom will you go for help, and what will become of your glory?
Let them be put to shame because they have done disgusting things. They had no shame, they were not able to become red with shame: so they will come down with those who are falling: in the time of their punishment they will be made low, says the Lord.
And the Lord gave me knowledge of it and I saw it: then you made clear to me their doings.
Not one of them will keep his life, for I will send evil on the men of Anathoth in the year of their punishment.
O Lord, you have knowledge: keep me in mind and come to my help, and give their right reward to those who are attacking me; take me not away, for you are slow to be angry: see how I have undergone shame because of you from all those who make little of your word;
Then they said, Come, let us make a design against Jeremiah; for teaching will never be cut off from the priest, or wisdom from the wise, or the word from the prophet. Come, let us make use of his words for an attack on him, and let us give attention with care to what he says.
For these are the days of punishment, in which all the things in the Writings will be put into effect.