19 I will break down your stubborn pride(A) and make the sky above you like iron and the ground beneath you like bronze.(B)

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19 And I will break the pride of your power; and I will make your heaven as iron, and your earth as brass:

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17 Then the Lord’s anger(A) will burn against you, and he will shut up(B) the heavens so that it will not rain and the ground will yield no produce,(C) and you will soon perish(D) from the good land the Lord is giving you.

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17 And then the Lord's wrath be kindled against you, and he shut up the heaven, that there be no rain, and that the land yield not her fruit; and lest ye perish quickly from off the good land which the Lord giveth you.

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24 The Lord will turn the rain(A) of your country into dust and powder; it will come down from the skies until you are destroyed.

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24 The Lord shall make the rain of thy land powder and dust: from heaven shall it come down upon thee, until thou be destroyed.

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21 “Mountains of Gilboa,(A)
    may you have neither dew(B) nor rain,(C)
    may no showers fall on your terraced fields.[a](D)
For there the shield of the mighty was despised,
    the shield of Saul—no longer rubbed with oil.(E)

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Footnotes

  1. 2 Samuel 1:21 Or / nor fields that yield grain for offerings

21 Ye mountains of Gilboa, let there be no dew, neither let there be rain, upon you, nor fields of offerings: for there the shield of the mighty is vilely cast away, the shield of Saul, as though he had not been anointed with oil.

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