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May they disappear like water draining away;
    may they be crushed like weeds on a path.[a]
May they be like snails that dissolve into slime;
    may they be like a baby born dead that never sees the light.
Before they know it, they are cut down like weeds;
    in his fierce anger God will blow them away
    while they are still living.[b]

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  1. Psalm 58:7 Probable text may … path; Hebrew unclear.
  2. Psalm 58:9 Verse 9 in Hebrew is unclear.

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