he will rouse himself, as he did in the Valley of Gibeon, 2
to accomplish his work,
his peculiar work,
to perform his task,
his strange task. 3
28:22 So now, do not mock,
or your chains will become heavier!
For I have heard a message about decreed destruction,
from the sovereign master, the Lord who commands armies, against the entire land. 4
3 sn God’s judgment of his own people is called “his peculiar work” and “his strange task,” because he must deal with them the way he treated their enemies in the past.
4 tn Or “the whole earth” (KJV, ASV, NAB, NCV).