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57:2 He enters into peace; they rest in their beds, each one who walks in his uprightness.
57:3 But draw near here, you sons of the sorceress, the seed of the adulterer and the prostitute.
57:6 Among the smooth [stones] of the valley is your portion; they, they are your lot; even to them have you poured a drink-offering, you have offered an offering. Shall I be appeased for these things?
57:8 Behind the doors and the posts have you set up your memorial: for you have uncovered [yourself] to another than me, and are gone up; you have enlarged your bed, and made you a covenant with them: you loved their bed where you saw it.
57:9 You went to the king with oil, and did increase your perfumes, and did send your ambassadors far off, and did debase yourself even to Sheol.
57:10 You were wearied with the length of your way; yet you didn`t say, It is in vain: you found a reviving of your strength; therefore you weren`t faint.
57:12 I will declare your righteousness; and as for your works, they shall not profit you.
57:13 When you cry, let those who you have gathered deliver you; but the wind shall take them, a breath shall carry them all away: but he who takes refuge in me shall possess the land, and shall inherit my holy mountain.
57:14 He will say, Cast you up, cast you up, prepare the way, take up the stumbling-block out of the way of my people.
57:15 For thus says the high and lofty One who inhabits eternity, whose name is Holy: I dwell in the high and holy place, with him also who is of a contrite and humble spirit, to revive the spirit of the humble, and to revive the heart of the contrite.
57:16 For I will not contend forever, neither will I be always angry; for the spirit would faint before me, and the souls who I have made.
57:18 I have seen his ways, and will heal him: I will lead him also, and restore comforts to him and to his mourners.
57:20 But the wicked are like the troubled sea; for it can`t rest, and its waters cast up mire and dirt.
57:21 There is no peace, says my God, to the wicked.