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10     I sent plagues on you like the plagues I unleashed upon Egypt.
        I slaughtered your young men in battle,
    Stole away your horses, and sent the stench
        of those bodies rotting in your camps reeking into your nostrils;
    And still you did not return to Me.

11     I destroyed some of you as I destroyed the ancient cities of Sodom and Gomorrah,
        and those who survived were like a smoking branch plucked from the fire;
    And still you did not return to Me.

12     So this is what I am going to do to you, Israel.
        Because of what I am planning, prepare to meet your God, people of Israel!

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