The wicked have drawn out the sword, and have bent their bow, to cast down the poor and needy, to kill those who are upright in the way.
He raises his hands against his friends. He has violated his covenant.
As a roaring lion or a charging bear, so is a wicked ruler over helpless people.
Praise be to Yahweh, for he has shown me his marvelous loving kindness in a strong city.
Though an army should encamp against me, my heart shall not fear. Though war should rise against me, even then I will be confident.
for I am with you, and no one will attack you to harm you, for I have many people in this city."