O the happiness of those keeping judgment, Doing righteousness at all times.
To do justice is joy to the righteous, But ruin to workers of iniquity.
In the multiplying of the righteous the people rejoice, And in the ruling of the wicked the people sigh.
The blessing of the perishing cometh on me, And the heart of the widow I cause to sing.
O the happiness of that one, who Hath not walked in the counsel of the wicked. And in the way of sinners hath not stood, And in the seat of scorners hath not sat;
In the good of the righteous a city exulteth, And in the destruction of the wicked is singing.
They sing and rejoice, who are desiring my righteousness, And they say continually, 'Jehovah is magnified, Who is desiring the peace of His servant.'
Those fearing Thee see me and rejoice, Because for Thy word I have hoped.
The righteous rejoiceth that he hath seen vengeance, His steps he washeth in the blood of the wicked.
O daughter of Babylon, O destroyed one, O the happiness of him who repayeth to thee thy deed, That thou hast done to us.
O the happiness of him who doth seize, And hath dashed thy sucklings on the rock!
They revile, and Thou dost bless, They have risen, and are ashamed, And Thy servant doth rejoice.
And cried aloud against Babylon Have heavens and earth, and all that is in them, For, from the north come to it do the spoilers, An affirmation of Jehovah.
Thus said the Lord Jehovah: According to the rejoicing of the whole land, A desolation I make of thee.
'Be glad over her, O heaven, and ye holy apostles and prophets, because God did judge your judgment of her!'
In the falling of thine enemy rejoice not, And in his stumbling let not thy heart be joyful, Lest Jehovah see, and it be evil in His eyes, And He hath turned from off him His anger.