33 Woe to you awho plunder, though you have not been plundered;
And you who deal treacherously, though they have not dealt treacherously with you!
bWhen you cease plundering,
You will be cplundered;
When you make an end of dealing treacherously,
They will deal treacherously with you.
dWe have waited for You.
Be 1their arm every morning,
Our salvation also in the time of trouble.
3 At the noise of the tumult the people eshall flee;
When You lift Yourself up, the nations shall be scattered;
Like the gathering of the caterpillar;
As the running to and fro of locusts,
He shall run upon them.
5 fThe Lord is exalted, for He dwells on high;
He has filled Zion with justice and righteousness.
And the strength of salvation;
The fear of the Lord is His treasure.
gThe ambassadors of peace shall weep bitterly.
8 hThe highways lie waste,
The traveling man ceases.
iHe has broken the covenant,
He regards no man.
9 jThe earth mourns and languishes,
Lebanon is shamed and shriveled;
Sharon is like a wilderness,
And Bashan and Carmel shake off their fruits.
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