The LORD is slow to anger and great in power, And the LORD will by no means leave the guilty
unpunished. In the
gale and the
storm is His way, And clouds are the dust beneath
He rebukes the sea and dries it up; He dries up all the rivers. Bashan and Carmel wither, The blossoms of Lebanon wither.
Mountains quake because of Him, And the hills come apart; Indeed the earth is upheaved by His presence, The world and all the inhabitants in it.
Who can stand before His indignation? Who can endure the burning of His anger? His wrath gushes forth like fire, And the rocks are broken up by Him.
The LORD is good, A stronghold in the day of trouble, And He knows those who take refuge in Him.
But with an overflowing flood He will make a complete end of its site, And will pursue His enemies into
Whatever you devise against the LORD, He will make a complete end of it. Distress will not rise up twice.
Like tangled thorns, And like those who are drunken with their drink, They are consumed Like stubble completely dried up.
From you has gone out One who plotted evil against the LORD, A wicked counselor.