13 The Lord thundered(A) from heaven;
    the voice of the Most High resounded.[a]

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  1. Psalm 18:13 Some Hebrew manuscripts and Septuagint (see also 2 Samuel 22:14); most Hebrew manuscripts resounded, / amid hailstones and bolts of lightning

The voice(A) of the Lord is over the waters;
    the God of glory(B) thunders,(C)
    the Lord thunders over the mighty waters.(D)
The voice of the Lord is powerful;(E)
    the voice of the Lord is majestic.
The voice of the Lord breaks the cedars;
    the Lord breaks in pieces the cedars of Lebanon.(F)
He makes Lebanon leap(G) like a calf,
    Sirion[a](H) like a young wild ox.(I)
The voice of the Lord strikes
    with flashes of lightning.(J)
The voice of the Lord shakes the desert;
    the Lord shakes the Desert of Kadesh.(K)
The voice of the Lord twists the oaks[b](L)
    and strips the forests bare.
And in his temple all cry, “Glory!”(M)

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  1. Psalm 29:6 That is, Mount Hermon
  2. Psalm 29:9 Or Lord makes the deer give birth