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O Assyrian, the rod of mine anger, and the staff in their hand is mine indignation.
From that land, went forth Asshur, - and he built Nineveh, and Rehoboth-ir, and Calah:
Broke hath Yahweh the staff of the lawless, - The sceptre of despots;
But, now, is it, without Yahweh, that I have come up against this land to destroy it? Yahweh himself, said unto me, Go thou up against this land and destroy it!
Who gave, as a booty, Jacob. And, Israel, to them who were ready to take prey? Was it not Yahweh I? He against whom we have sinned, And they were not willing, in his ways, to walk, Neither hearkened they to his instruction?