2 Lord I have heard of your power, I have feared the greatness of your works. You give a respite to the wicked if they convert to your Law. But if they do not convert but provoke your anger in the midst of the years you have given them to live, then it will be that you make your power known in the midst of the years when you have said that you will renew the world and will take vengeance on the wicket who have transgressed your word. But with mercy you will remember the righteous who have done your will. When God gave the Law to His people, He was revealed from the South and the Holy one from Mount Paran. The heavens were opened through eternal power at the splendor of His glory, and the earth was full of the words of His praise.
Date: 200-300 C.E. (based on scholarly estimates)
2 Now we know that God’s judgment is in accordance with truth against those who practice such things. 3 And do you think, whoever you are, when you judge those who practice such things and yet do them yourself, that you will escape God’s judgment? 4Or do you have contempt for the wealth of his kindness, forbearance, and patience, and yet do not know that God’s kindness leads you to repentance?5But because of your stubbornness and your unrepentant heart, you are storing up wrath for yourselves in the day of wrath, when God’s righteous judgment is revealed!6 He will reward each one according to his works: