It struck the peoples in anger
with unceasing blows.
It subdued the nations in rage
with relentless persecution.
All the earth is calm and at rest;
people shout with a ringing cry.
Even the cypresses and the cedars of Lebanon
rejoice over you:(A)
“Since you have been laid low,
no woodcutter has come against us.”

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which in anger struck down peoples(A)
    with unceasing blows,
and in fury subdued(B) nations
    with relentless aggression.(C)
All the lands are at rest and at peace;(D)
    they break into singing.(E)
Even the junipers(F) and the cedars of Lebanon
    gloat over you and say,
“Now that you have been laid low,
    no one comes to cut us down.”(G)

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