12 Ah! The roar of many peoples—
they roar like the roaring of the seas.
The raging of the nations—
they rage like the raging of mighty waters. n
13 The nations rage like the raging of many waters. o
He rebukes them, and they flee far away, p
driven before the wind like chaff on the hills q
and like tumbleweeds before a gale.
Before morning—it is gone!
This is the fate of those who plunder us
and the lot of those who ravage us.