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He made a pit, and digged it, and is fallen into the ditch which he made.
For, without cause, have they hid for me, in a ditch, their net, - Without cause, have they digged a pit for my life.
Insolent men digged for me pits, men who are not according to thy law.
Surely, the fatherless, ye would assail, and make merchandise of your friend!
Shall, evil, be recompensed for good? For they have digged a pit for my life, - Remember how I stood before thee To speak in their behalf what was good! To turn back thine indignation from them.
The nations, have sunk, in the pit they had made, In the net which they had hidden, is caught their own foot.
In the pride of the lawless one, he hotly pursueth the poor, let them be caught in the plots which they have devised!
There shall reach him a ruin he could not know, - Yea, his own net which he hath hidden, shall capture him, Into that ruin, shall he fall!
That thou mayest give him rest from the days of misfortune, Until there be digged - for the lawless one - a pit.
As for the head of them who surround me, Let the mischief of their lips cover them:
They who are lawless, shall fall into the nooses thereof, while, I, at the same time, pass on.
So they hanged Haman on the gallows which he had prepared for Mordecai, - and, the wrath of the king, was appeased.
So far as I have seen, They who plow for iniquity and sow misery, reap the same:
His own iniquities, shall entrap him with the lawless, and, by the cords of his own sin, shall he be seized.
He that diggeth a pit, thereinto, shall fall, and, he that rolleth a stone, upon himself, shall it return.
He that diggeth a pit, thereinto, may fall, - and, he that breaketh through a hedge, there may bite him a serpent.