The earth(A) trembled and quaked,(B)
    the foundations(C) of the heavens[a] shook;
    they trembled because he was angry.

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Footnotes

  1. 2 Samuel 22:8 Hebrew; Vulgate and Syriac (see also Psalm 18:7) mountains
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The earth trembled(A) and quaked,(B)
    and the foundations of the mountains shook;(C)
    they trembled because he was angry.(D)

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18 Your thunder was heard in the whirlwind,(A)
    your lightning(B) lit up the world;
    the earth trembled and quaked.(C)

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“The ‘gods’ know nothing, they understand nothing.(A)
    They walk about in darkness;(B)
    all the foundations(C) of the earth are shaken.

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19 People will flee to caves(A) in the rocks
    and to holes in the ground(B)
from the fearful presence(C) of the Lord
    and the splendor of his majesty,(D)
    when he rises to shake the earth.(E)

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21 They will flee to caverns in the rocks(A)
    and to the overhanging crags
from the fearful presence of the Lord
    and the splendor of his majesty,(B)
    when he rises(C) to shake the earth.(D)

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13 Therefore I will make the heavens tremble;(A)
    and the earth will shake(B) from its place
at the wrath(C) of the Lord Almighty,
    in the day of his burning anger.(D)

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18 Whoever flees(A) at the sound of terror
    will fall into a pit;(B)
whoever climbs out of the pit
    will be caught in a snare.(C)

The floodgates of the heavens(D) are opened,
    the foundations of the earth shake.(E)

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For when you did awesome(A) things that we did not expect,
    you came down, and the mountains trembled(B) before you.

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10 But the Lord is the true God;
    he is the living God,(A) the eternal King.(B)
When he is angry,(C) the earth trembles;(D)
    the nations cannot endure his wrath.(E)

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46 At the sound of Babylon’s capture the earth will tremble;(A)
    its cry(B) will resound among the nations.

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29 The land trembles(A) and writhes,
    for the Lord’s purposes(B) against Babylon stand—
to lay waste(C) the land of Babylon
    so that no one will live there.(D)

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16 The Lord will roar(A) from Zion
    and thunder from Jerusalem;(B)
    the earth and the heavens will tremble.(C)
But the Lord will be a refuge(D) for his people,
    a stronghold(E) for the people of Israel.

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The mountains quake(A) before him
    and the hills melt away.(B)
The earth trembles(C) at his presence,
    the world and all who live in it.(D)

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He stood, and shook the earth;
    he looked, and made the nations tremble.
The ancient mountains crumbled(A)
    and the age-old hills(B) collapsed(C)
    but he marches on forever.(D)

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