“As God lives, who has taken away my right, and the Almighty, who has made my soul bitter,
as long as my breath is in me, and the spirit of God is in my nostrils,
my lips will not speak falsehood, and my tongue will not utter deceit.
Far be it from me to say that you are right; till I die I will not put away my integrity from me.
“Let my enemy be as the wicked, and let him who rises up against me be as the unrighteous.
Will he take delight in the Almighty? Will he call upon God at all times?
I will teach you concerning the hand of God; what is with the Almighty I will not conceal.
Behold, all of you have seen it yourselves; why then have you become altogether vain?
Those who survive him the pestilence buries, and his widows do not weep.
Though he heap up silver like dust, and pile up clothing like clay,
he may pile it up, but the righteous will wear it, and the innocent will divide the silver.
The east wind lifts him up and he is gone; it sweeps him out of his place.
It hurls at him without pity; he flees from its power in headlong flight.