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

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both your sins(A) and the sins of your ancestors,”(B)
    says the Lord.
“Because they burned sacrifices on the mountains
    and defied me on the hills,(C)
I will measure into their laps
    the full payment(D) for their former deeds.”

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so I also will choose harsh treatment for them
    and will bring on them what they dread.(A)
For when I called, no one answered,(B)
    when I spoke, no one listened.
They did evil(C) in my sight
    and chose what displeases me.”(D)

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29 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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