The boastful shall not stand before Your eyes; You hate all who do iniquity.
Therefore the wicked will not stand in the judgment, Nor sinners in the assembly of the righteous.
The Lord tests the righteous and the wicked, And the one who loves violence His soul hates.
Moreover, you shall not follow the customs of the nation which I will drive out before you, for they did all these things, and therefore I have abhorred them.
There are six things which the Lord hates, Yes, seven which are an abomination to Him:
All their evil is at Gilgal; Indeed, I came to hate them there! Because of the wickedness of their deeds I will drive them out of My house! I will love them no more; All their princes are rebels.
Your eyes are too pure to approve evil, And You can not look on wickedness with favor. Why do You look with favor On those who deal treacherously? Why are You silent when the wicked swallow up Those more righteous than they?
For the choir director. A Psalm of David. The fool has said in his heart, “There is no God.” They are corrupt, they have committed abominable deeds; There is no one who does good.
For I was envious of the arrogant As I saw the prosperity of the wicked.
“I said to the boastful, ‘Do not boast,’ And to the wicked, ‘ Do not lift up the horn;
A senseless man has no knowledge, Nor does a stupid man understand this:
Pay heed, you senseless among the people; And when will you understand, stupid ones?
If You, Lord, should mark iniquities, O Lord, who could stand?
The fear of the Lord is the beginning of knowledge; Fools despise wisdom and instruction.
“How long, O naive ones, will you love being simple-minded? And scoffers delight themselves in scoffing And fools hate knowledge?
“O naive ones, understand prudence; And, O fools, understand wisdom.
When you make a vow to God, do not be late in paying it; for He takes no delight in fools. Pay what you vow!
Then I annihilated the three shepherds in one month, for my soul was impatient with them, and their soul also was weary of me.
And then I will declare to them, ‘I never knew you; depart from Me, you who practice lawlessness.’
“Then He will also say to those on His left, ‘ Depart from Me, accursed ones, into the eternal fire which has been prepared for the devil and his angels;
For the wicked boasts of his heart’s desire, And the greedy man curses and spurns the Lord.