37:14 Evil men draw their swords
and prepare their bows,
to bring down 1 the oppressed and needy,
and to slaughter those who are godly. 2
37:32 Evil men set an ambush for the godly
and try to kill them. 3
37:33 But the Lord does not surrender the godly,
or allow them to be condemned in a court of law. 4
1 tn Heb “to cause to fall.”
2 tn Heb “the upright in way,” i.e., those who lead godly lives.
3 tn Heb “an evil [one] watches the godly [one] and seeks to kill him.” The singular forms are used in a representative sense; the typical evildoer and godly individual are in view. The active participles describe characteristic behavior.
4 tn Heb “the