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Jehovah hath broken the staff of the wicked, the sceptre of the rulers; [a]that smote the peoples in wrath with a continual stroke, that ruled the nations in anger, with a persecution that none restrained. The whole earth is at rest, and is quiet: they break forth into singing.

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  1. Isaiah 14:6 Or, he that smote . . . is persecuted, and none hindereth

The Lord has broken the rod(A) of the wicked,(B)
    the scepter(C) of the rulers,
which in anger struck down peoples(D)
    with unceasing blows,
and in fury subdued(E) nations
    with relentless aggression.(F)
All the lands are at rest and at peace;(G)
    they break into singing.(H)

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