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20 For the bed is straitened, so that one must fall out, and a short covering cannot cover both.

21 For the Lord shall stand up as in the mountain of divisions: he shall be angry as in the valley which is in Gabaon: that he may do his work, his strange work: that he may perform his work, his work is strange to him.

22 And now do not mock, lest your bonds be tied strait. For I have heard of the Lord the God of hosts a consumption and a cutting short upon all the earth.

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20 The bed is too short to stretch out on,
    the blanket too narrow to wrap around you.(A)
21 The Lord will rise up as he did at Mount Perazim,(B)
    he will rouse himself as in the Valley of Gibeon(C)
to do his work,(D) his strange work,
    and perform his task, his alien task.
22 Now stop your mocking,(E)
    or your chains will become heavier;
the Lord, the Lord Almighty, has told me
    of the destruction decreed(F) against the whole land.(G)

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