For, behold, your enemies are stirred up. Those who hate you have lifted up their heads.
The haters of the LORD would cringe before him, and their punishment would last forever.
So Midian was subdued before the children of Israel, and did not become a threat again. The land had rest forty years in the days of Gideon.
2 Kings 19:28
Because of your raging against me, and because your arrogance has come up into my ears, therefore I will put my hook in your nose, and my bridle in your lips, and I will turn you back by the way by which you came."
Why do the nations rage, and the peoples plot a vain thing?
Your adversaries have roared in the midst of your assembly. They have set up their standards as signs.
Do not forget the voice of your adversaries. The tumult of those who rise up against you ascends continually.
I said to the arrogant, "Do not boast." I said to the wicked, "Do not lift up the horn.
The floods have lifted up, LORD, the floods have lifted up their voice. The floods lift up their waves.
Ah, the uproar of many peoples, who roar like the roaring of the seas; and the rushing of nations, that rush like the rushing of mighty waters.
Whom have you defied and blasphemed? Against whom have you exalted your voice and lifted up your eyes on high? Against the Holy One of Israel.
Because of your raging against me, and because your arrogance has come up into my ears, therefore I will put my hook in your nose and my bridle in your lips, and I will turn you back by the way by which you came.
They will fight against you; but they will not prevail against you; for I am with you," says the LORD, "to deliver you."
But when his heart was lifted up, and his spirit was hardened so that he dealt proudly, he was removed from his kingly throne, and they took his glory from him.
So when Pilate saw that nothing was being gained, but rather that a disturbance was starting, he took water, and washed his hands before the crowd, saying, "I am innocent of the blood of this man. You see to it."
who by the Holy Spirit, through the mouth of your servant, David, said, 'Why do the nations rage, and the peoples plot a vain thing?
The crowd rose up together against them, and the magistrates tore their clothes off of them, and commanded them to be beaten with rods.
But the Jews, being moved with jealousy, took along some wicked men from the marketplace, and gathering a crowd, set the city in an uproar. Assaulting the house of Jason, they sought to bring them out to the people.
When they heard this they were filled with anger, and began to shout, saying, "Great is Artemis of the Ephesians."
All the city was moved, and the people ran together. They seized Paul and dragged him out of the temple. Immediately the doors were shut.
They listened to him until he said that; then they lifted up their voice, and said, "Rid the earth of this fellow, for he is not fit to live."
When a great argument arose, the commanding officer, fearing that Paul would be torn in pieces by them, commanded the soldiers to go down and take him by force from among them, and bring him into the barracks.