15 Break [shabar] thou the arm [zarowa`] of the wicked [rasha`] and
the evil [ra`] man: seek out [darash] his wickedness [resha`]
till thou find [matsa'] none. [bal] KJV-Interlinear
the arm of the wicked and the evildoer, Seek out his wickedness until Thou dost
find none. NASB
The prayer of life is one in which God is requested to punish and wipe out all evil and wickedness.
Just as the hands are symbolic of doing things, the legs or feet are symbolic of ones course or path or pattern of life, and so the arm is the symbol of effort or strength in accomplishing a purpose.
To break the arm then renders the effort helpless and impotent, thus terminating its purpose.
The purpose of the wicked is nothing good. All evil is destined to destroy everything. And therefore to end its effort, means an end to its destruction of life, making things better for all.
This prayer also requests God to seek out all aspects of wickedness. All sin, all evil, is sought after, rounded up, and punished. God leaves nothing unpunished, even the most insignificant sin or evil.
In so requesting this prayer, it is made clear that no one gets away with anything. It is Gods policy to answer this prayer and execute His judgment against all evil. This leaves no place to hide, no place for secrets, no place left unturned for wicked activities to slip by.
God accounts for every little scrap of evil, be it sin, criminal activity, self righteous activity, lascivious activity, human good, etc.
It is not yours to worry that someone else might get away with something. But it is your responsibility to concern yourself with your own habits and patterns of life, such that you do not get caught up in Gods discipline, for your own thoughts or actions.
Concern yourself with yourself, and set your priorities on your own spiritual life, and in so doing you will not be held in judgment for your judging of others either socially, by gossip, or opinion and so forth. Legal due process for judging others, is a separate topic and not viewed here.
The Bible sets forth social standards for all manner of behavior, and it is not your duty to set public standards for public behavior.
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