[Davidic.] LORD, I call to You; my rock, do not be deaf to me. If You remain silent to me, I will be like those going down to the Pit.
Listen to the sound of my pleading when I cry to You for help, when I lift up my hands toward Your holy sanctuary.
Do not drag me away with the wicked, with the evildoers, who speak in friendly ways with their neighbors, while malice is in their hearts.
"When someone pursues you and attempts to take your life, my lord's life will be tucked safely in the place where the LORD your God protects the living. However, He will fling away your enemies' lives like [stones] from a sling.
So you will again see the difference between the righteous and the wicked, between one who serves God and one who does not serve Him.
He will cut him to pieces and assign him a place with the hypocrites. In that place there will be weeping and gnashing of teeth.
All the nations will be gathered before Him, and He will separate them one from another, just as a shepherd separates the sheep from the goats.
"Then they too will answer, 'Lord, when did we see You hungry, or thirsty, or a stranger, or without clothes, or sick, or in prison, and not help You?'
"And they will go away into eternal punishment, but the righteous into eternal life."
"Blessed are those who wash their robes, so that they may have the right to the tree of life and may enter the city by the gates.
Outside are the dogs, the sorcerers, the sexually immoral, the murderers, the idolaters, and everyone who loves and practices lying.
Save me from the guilt of bloodshed, God, the God of my salvation, and my tongue will sing of Your righteousness.
You, God, will bring them down to the pit of destruction; men of bloodshed and treachery will not live out half their days. But I will trust in You.
God, if only You would kill the wicked-- you bloodthirsty men, stay away from me--
So the king said to Doeg, "Go and execute the priests!" So Doeg the Edomite went and executed the priests himself. On that day, he killed 85 men who wore linen ephods.
He also struck down Nob, the city of the priests, with the sword-- both men and women, children and infants, oxen, donkeys, and sheep.
Shimei said as he cursed: "Get out, get out, you worthless murderer!
During David's reign there was a famine for three successive years, so David inquired of the LORD. The LORD answered, "It is because of the blood shed by Saul and his family when he killed the Gibeonites."