David condemneth the wickedness of Doeg, and foretelleth his destruction.
1 Unto the end, understanding for David, 2 when Doeg the Edomite came and told Saul: David went to the house of Achimelech. (1Kings [1 Samuel] 22.9)
3 Why dost thou glory in malice, thou that art mighty in iniquity?
All the day long thy tongue hath devised injustice: as a sharp razor, thou hast wrought deceit.
Thou hast loved malice more than goodness: and iniquity rather than to speak righteousness.
Thou hast loved all the words of ruin, O deceitful tongue.
Therefore will God destroy thee for ever: he will pluck thee out, and remove thee from thy dwelling place: and thy root out of the land of the living.
The just shall see and fear, and shall laugh at him, and say: Behold the man that made not God his helper:
But trusted in the abundance of his riches: and prevailed in his vanity.
But I, as a fruitful olive tree in the house of God, have hoped in the mercy of God for ever, yea for ever and ever.
I will praise thee for ever, because thou hast done it: and I will wait on thy name, for it is good in the sight of thy saints.