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Let them disappear like water that drains away.
    When they aim their bows, let their arrows miss the target.[a]
Let them become like a snail that leaves behind a slimy trail
    or like a stillborn child who never sees the sun.
Let God sweep them away
    faster than a cooking pot is heated by burning twigs.[b]

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Footnotes

  1. Psalm 58:7 Hebrew meaning of this sentence uncertain.
  2. Psalm 58:9 Hebrew meaning uncertain.

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