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Therefore saith the Lord, the LORD of hosts, the mighty One of Israel, Ah, I will ease me of mine adversaries, and avenge me of mine enemies:
A song, shall ye have, As in the night of hallowing a festival, - And gladness of heart, As when one goeth with the flute to enter Into the mountain of Yahweh Unto the Rock of Israel.
Then will I feed thy tormentors with their own flesh, And as with new wine - with their own blood, shall they be drunk, - So shall all flesh, know, that, I - Yahweh, am thy Saviour, And, thy Redeemer, is the Mighty One of Jacob.
And thou shalt derive sweet nourishment from the nations, Yea on the bounty of kings, shalt thou be sustained, - So shalt thou know - That, I, Yahweh, am thy Saviour, and That, thy Redeemer, is the Mighty One of Jacob.
Their Redeemer, can hold fast, Yahweh of hosts, is his name, He will, thoroughly plead, their plea, - That he may quiet the earth, And disquiet the inhabitants of Babylon.
Therefore, in one day, shall have come her plagues, - death and grief and famine; and, with fire, shall she be burned up; - because, mighty, is the LordGod who hath judged her.
And it shall come to pass that as Yahweh rejoiced over you to do you good and to multiply you, so, will Yahweh rejoice over you, to cause you to perish and to destroy you, - and ye shall be torn away, from off the soil, whither thou art going in to possess it;
Shout for joy O ye nations with his people, For the blood of his servants, he avengeth, - And, vengeance, he returneth unto his adversaries, And is propitious unto the soil of his people.
But ye dismissed all my counsel, and, to my rebuke, would not yield,
So shall mine anger have an end, And I will cause mine indignation to find rest I upon a them, and will console myself,- And they shall know that, I, Yahweh, have spoken in my jealousy, when mine indignation hath come to an end, upon them.
So will I let mine indignation find rest in thee, And my jealousy shall depart from thee, - And I will be quiet, and not be provoked any more.
Yea even I myself, will smite my hands together, And will cause mine indignation to find rest, - Yahweh have spoken.
As for the rest, waiting - until his foes be made his footstool;
For these things, shall I not bring punishment on them? Demandeth Yahweh, - On a nation such as this, must not my soul avenge herself!