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That struck the peoples in wrath
    with relentless blows;
That ruled the nations in anger,
    with boundless persecution.(A)
The whole earth rests peacefully,
    song breaks forth;
The very cypresses rejoice over you,
    the cedars of Lebanon:
“Now that you are laid to rest,
    no one comes to cut us down.”(B)

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