carrying out the judgment decreed against them.
This honor is for all His godly people.
Friends, do not avenge yourselves; instead, leave room for His wrath. For it is written: Vengeance belongs to Me; I will repay, says the Lord.
At that moment the fingers of a man’s hand appeared and began writing on the plaster of the king’s palace wall next to the lampstand. As the king watched the hand that was writing,
“Then the priest is to write these curses on a scroll and wash them off into the bitter water.
Lord, the hope of Israel,
all who abandon You
will be put to shame.
All who turn away from Me
will be written in the dirt,
for they have abandoned
the Lord, the fountain of living water.
The Lord then said to Moses, “Write this down on a scroll as a reminder and recite it to Joshua: I will completely blot out the memory of Amalek under heaven.”
For You record bitter accusations against me
and make me inherit the iniquities of my youth.
So I looked and saw a hand reaching out to me, and there was a written scroll in it.