15:1 Let us therefore cleave unto them who live in peace and godliness, not unto them who hypocritically profess to desire peace.
15:2 For he saith in a certain place, This people honoureth me with their lips, but their heart is far from me.
15:3 And again, With their mouth did they bless, but with their heart did they curse.
15:4 And again he saith, They loved him with their mouth, and with their tongue they lied against him. For their heart was not right with him, nor were they faithful in his covenant.
15:5 Let the crafty lips be put to silence, and may the Lord destroy all the deceitful lips, even the haughty tongue, they who said, Let us magnify our tongue, our lips are our own; who is master over us?
15:6 On account of the misery of the poor, and on account of the groaning of the needy, I will now arise, saith the Lord; I will set him in safety, I will deal confidently with him.
Have mercy, O Lord, upon Thy servants the translator Charles and the Friar Martin, and upon the Athenæum of Christian Antiquity.