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Let them vanish like water that runs away;
    like grass let them be trodden down[a] and wither.
Let them be like the snail that dissolves into slime;
    like the untimely birth that never sees the sun.
Sooner than your pots can feel the heat of thorns,
    whether green or ablaze, may he sweep them away!

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  1. Psalm 58:7 Cn: Meaning of Heb uncertain

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