25 ·Don’t punish [L Will you frighten…?] a leaf that is blown by the wind;
·don’t [L and] chase after straw.
26 You write down ·cruel [bitter] things against me
and make me ·suffer for [inherit] my boyhood sins.
27 You put my feet in ·chains [stocks]
and ·keep close watch wherever I go [L guard all my paths].
You even ·mark [incise; cut] the soles of my feet [C to leave a distinctive footprint easily followed].