I will early destroy all the wicked of the land, that I may cut off all the workers of iniquity from the city of the LORD.
And I will cut off all the horns of the wicked, but the horns of the righteous shall be exalted.
As we have heard, so have we seen in the city of the LORD of the hosts, in the city of our God; God will establish it for ever. Selah.
O house of David, thus hath the LORD said: Execute judgment early and deliver him that is oppressed out of the hand of the oppressor lest my fury go forth like fire, and burn so that no one can quench it because of the evil of your doings.
Beautiful for situation, the joy of the whole earth, is Mount Zion, on the sides of the north, the city of the great King.
There is a river, the streams of which shall make glad the city of God, the sanctuary of the tents of the most High.
All the nations compassed me about; but in the name of the LORD I will cut them off.
It is an abomination to kings to commit wickedness, for the throne is to be established with righteousness.
A wise king scatters the wicked and brings the wheel over them.
They shall not remain in the land of the LORD; but Ephraim shall return to Egypt and to Assyria where they shall eat unclean food.
He who yesterday was my people is risen up as an enemy; ye pull off the robe with the garment from those that pass by as those who return from war.
And I said, Hear, I pray you, O princes of Jacob, and ye heads of the house of Israel. Did it not pertain to you to know that which is right?
Now hear this, ye heads of the house of Jacob and captains of the house of Israel, that abhor judgment and pervert all equity;
And there shall in no wise enter into it anything unclean or that works abomination or makes a lie, but only those who are written in the Lamb's book of life.
Blessed are those who do his commandments that their power and authority might be in the tree of life and they may enter in through the gates into the city.