Will Your wonders be known in the darkness
or Your righteousness in the land of oblivion?
He will again have compassion on us;
He will vanquish our iniquities.
You will cast all our sins
into the depths of the sea.
“I would have said: I will cut them to pieces
and blot out the memory of them from mankind,
All memory of him perishes from the earth;
he has no name anywhere.
The face of the Lord is set
against those who do what is evil,
to erase all memory of them from the earth.
Let their sins always remain before the Lord,
and let Him erase all memory of them from the earth.
For he comes in futility and he goes in darkness, and his name is shrouded in darkness.
In such circumstances, I saw the wicked buried. They came and went from the holy place, and they were praised in the city where they did so. This too is futile.
Leave Me alone, and I will destroy them and blot out their name under heaven. Then I will make you into a nation stronger and more numerous than they.’
The Lord will not be willing to forgive him. Instead, His anger and jealousy will burn against that person, and every curse written in this scroll will descend on him. The Lord will blot out his name under heaven,
You have rebuked the nations:
You have destroyed the wicked;
You have erased their name forever and ever.
Let the line of his descendants be cut off;
let their name be blotted out in the next generation.
The remembrance of the righteous is a blessing,
but the name of the wicked will rot.
“I will rise up against them”—this is the declaration of the Lord of Hosts—“and I will cut off from Babylon her reputation, remnant, offspring, and posterity”—this is the Lord’s declaration.
sit in silence and go into darkness.
For you will no longer be called mistress of kingdoms.
He is driven from light to darkness
and chased from the inhabited world.