25 Very soon(A) my anger against you will end
    and my wrath(B) will be directed to their destruction.(C)

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You, Lord God Almighty,
    you who are the God of Israel,(A)
rouse yourself(B) to punish all the nations;(C)
    show no mercy to wicked traitors.[a](D)

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  1. Psalm 59:5 The Hebrew has Selah (a word of uncertain meaning) here and at the end of verse 13.
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24 Therefore the Lord, the Lord Almighty,
    the Mighty One(A) of Israel, declares:
“Ah! I will vent my wrath on my foes
    and avenge(B) myself on my enemies.(C)

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Wail,(A) for the day(B) of the Lord is near;
    it will come like destruction(C) from the Almighty.[a](D)

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  1. Isaiah 13:6 Hebrew Shaddai
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23 “I will turn her into a place for owls(A)
    and into swampland;
I will sweep her with the broom of destruction,(B)
    declares the Lord Almighty.(C)

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Therefore a curse(A) consumes the earth;
    its people must bear their guilt.
Therefore earth’s inhabitants are burned up,(B)
    and very few are left.

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14 They are now dead,(A) they live no more;
    their spirits(B) do not rise.
You punished them and brought them to ruin;(C)
    you wiped out all memory of them.(D)

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11 Disaster(A) will come upon you,
    and you will not know how to conjure it away.
A calamity will fall upon you
    that you cannot ward off with a ransom;
a catastrophe you cannot foresee
    will suddenly(B) come upon you.

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Should I not punish them for this?”(A)
    declares the Lord.
“Should I not avenge(B) myself
    on such a nation as this?

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Should I not punish them for this?”
    declares the Lord.
“Should I not avenge(A) myself
    on such a nation as this?”

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15 Shout(A) against her on every side!
    She surrenders, her towers fall,
    her walls(B) are torn down.
Since this is the vengeance(C) of the Lord,
    take vengeance on her;
    do to her(D) as she has done to others.(E)

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44 They will dash you to the ground, you and the children within your walls.(A) They will not leave one stone on another,(B) because you did not recognize the time of God’s coming(C) to you.”

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