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40 For I lift up my hand to heaven,
    and swear, As I live for ever,
41 if I whet my glittering sword,[a]
    and my hand takes hold on judgment,
I will take vengeance on my adversaries,
    and will requite those who hate me.
42 I will make my arrows drunk with blood,
    and my sword shall devour flesh—
with the blood of the slain and the captives,
    from the long-haired heads of the enemy.’

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  1. Deuteronomy 32:41 Heb the lightning of my sword

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