King James Bible
Righteous [art] thou, O LORD, when I plead4 with thee: yet let me talk17 with thee of [thy] judgments: Wherefore doth the way of the wicked prosper?1 [wherefore] are all they happy1 that deal very treacherously?6
How long shall the land mourn,4 and the herbs of every field wither,4 for the wickedness of them that dwell6 therein? the beasts are consumed,1 and the birds; because they said,1 He shall not see4 our last end.
If thou hast run1 with the footmen, and they have wearied55 thee, then how canst thou contend96 with horses? and [if] in the land of peace, [wherein] thou trustedst,6 [they wearied thee], then how wilt thou do4 in the swelling of Jordan?
For even thy brethren, and the house of thy father, even they have dealt treacherously1 with thee; yea, they have called1 a multitude after thee: believe55 them not, though they speak17 fair words unto thee.
The spoilers6 are come1 upon all high places through the wilderness: for the sword of the LORD shall devour6 from the [one] end of the land even to the [other] end of the land: no flesh shall have peace.
Thus saith1 the LORD against all mine evil neighbours, that touch6 the inheritance which I have caused my people Israel to inherit;52 Behold, I will pluck6 them out of their land, and pluck out4 the house of Judah from among them.
And it shall come to pass, if they will diligently2 learn4 the ways of my people, to swear9 by my name, The LORD liveth; as they taught14 my people to swear9 by Baal; then shall they be built8 in the midst of my people.