Then their spirit doth pass over and transgress, and they become guilty: even they who impute their might unto their god.
Art not Thou from everlasting, O HaShem my G-d, my Holy One? we shall not die. O HaShem, Thou hast ordained them for judgment, and Thou, O Rock, hast established them for correction.
Thou that art of eyes too pure to behold evil, and that canst not look on mischief, wherefore lookest Thou, when they deal treacherously, and holdest Thy peace, when the wicked swalloweth up the man that is more righteous than he;
And makest men as the fishes of the sea, as the creeping things, that have no ruler over them?
They take up all of them with the angle, they catch them in their net, and gather them in their drag; therefore they rejoice and exult.
Therefore they sacrifice unto their net, and offer unto their drag; because by them their portion is fat, and their food plenteous.
Shall they therefore empty their net, and not spare to slay the nations continually?