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which struck the people in wrath
    with continual strokes,
which ruled the nations in fury,
    with relentless persecution.
The whole earth is at rest, and quiet.
They break forth with a ringing cry!
Even the cypress trees rejoice over you,
along with the cedars of Lebanon:
“Since you were laid low,
    no woodcutter comes up 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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