How blessed are those who promote justice, and do what is right all the time!
Doing justice brings joy to the righteous and terror to those who do evil.
When the righteous become numerous, the people rejoice; when the wicked rule, the people groan.
the blessing of the dying man descended on me, and I made the widow's heart rejoice;
How blessed is the one who does not follow the advice of the wicked, or stand in the pathway with sinners, or sit in the assembly of scoffers!
When the righteous do well, the city rejoices; when the wicked perish, there is joy.
May those who desire my vindication shout for joy and rejoice! May they continually say, "May the Lord be praised, for he wants his servant to be secure."
Your loyal followers will be glad when they see me, for I find hope in your word.
The godly will rejoice when they see vengeance carried out; they will bathe their feet in the blood of the wicked.
O daughter Babylon, soon to be devastated! How blessed will be the one who repays you for what you dished out to us!
How blessed will be the one who grabs your babies and smashes them on a rock!
They curse, but you will bless. When they attack, they will be humiliated, but your servant will rejoice.
Then heaven and earth and all that is in them will sing for joy over Babylon. For destroyers from the north will attack it," says the Lord.
This is what the sovereign Lord says: While the whole earth rejoices, I will turn you into a desolation.
(Rejoice over her, O heaven, and you saints and apostles and prophets, for God has pronounced judgment against her on your behalf!)
Do not rejoice when your enemy falls, and when he stumbles do not let your heart rejoice, lest the Lord see it, and be displeased, and turn his wrath away from him.