Add parallel Print Page Options

that smote the peoples in wrath
    with unceasing blows,
that ruled the nations in anger
    with unrelenting persecution.
The whole earth is at rest and quiet;
    they break forth into singing.
The cypresses rejoice at you,
    the cedars of Lebanon, saying,
‘Since you were laid low,
    no hewer comes up against us.’

Read full chapter
Revised Standard Version Catholic Edition (RSVCE)

The Revised Standard Version of the Bible: Catholic Edition, copyright © 1965, 1966 the Division of Christian Education of the National Council of the Churches of Christ in the United States of America. Used by permission. All rights reserved.

Bible Gateway Recommends

Youcat Bible - Slightly Imperfect
Youcat Bible - Slightly Imperfect
Retail: $24.95
Our Price: $18.71
Save: $6.24 (25%)
RSV-CE Bible Paperbound
RSV-CE Bible Paperbound
Retail: $21.95
Our Price: $15.49
Save: $6.46 (29%)
5.0 of 5.0 stars
RSV Ignatius Catholic Study Bible New Testament 2nd Edition
RSV Ignatius Catholic Study Bible New Testament 2nd Edition
Retail: $24.95
Our Price: $20.49
Save: $4.46 (18%)
5.0 of 5.0 stars

Bible Gateway Sponsors