The Lord trieth the righteous: but the wicked and him that loveth violence his soul hateth.

Upon the wicked he shall rain snares, fire and brimstone, and an horrible tempest: this shall be the portion of their cup.

For the righteous Lord loveth righteousness; his countenance doth behold the upright.

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The Lord examines the righteous,(A)
    but the wicked, those who love violence,
    he hates with a passion.(B)
On the wicked he will rain
    fiery coals and burning sulfur;(C)
    a scorching wind(D) will be their lot.

For the Lord is righteous,(E)
    he loves justice;(F)
    the upright(G) will see his face.(H)

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