He who struck the people in wrath with a continual stroke,
He who ruled the nations in anger,
Is persecuted and no one hinders.
The whole earth is at rest and quiet;
They break forth into singing.
(A)Indeed the cypress trees rejoice over you,
And the cedars of Lebanon,
Saying, ‘Since you [a]were cut down,
No woodsman has come up against us.’

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Footnotes

  1. Isaiah 14:8 have lain down