23 When a scourge(A) brings sudden death,
    he mocks the despair of the innocent.(B)

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23 If the scourge slay suddenly, he will laugh at the trial of the innocent.

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He lies in wait(A) near the villages;
    from ambush he murders the innocent.(B)
His eyes watch in secret for his victims;

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He sitteth in the lurking places of the villages: in the secret places doth he murder the innocent: his eyes are privily set against the poor.

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For look, the wicked bend their bows;(A)
    they set their arrows(B) against the strings
to shoot from the shadows(C)
    at the upright in heart.(D)

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For, lo, the wicked bend their bow, they make ready their arrow upon the string, that they may privily shoot at the upright in heart.

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