22 It is all one; therefore I say,
he destroys both the blameless and the wicked.
23 When disaster brings sudden death,
he mocks at the calamity* of the innocent.
24 The earth is given into the hand of the wicked;
he covers the eyes of its judges
if it is not he, who then is it?
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10 February 2011