For the Lord will bring charges against the nations. 2
He will pass judgment on all humankind
and will hand the wicked over to be killed in war.’ 3
The Lord so affirms it! 4
25:33 Those who have been killed by the Lord at that time
will be scattered from one end of the earth to the other.
They will not be mourned over, gathered up, or buried. 5
Their dead bodies will lie scattered over the ground like manure.
3 tn Heb “give the wicked over to the sword.”
sn There is undoubtedly a deliberate allusion here to the reference to the “wars” (Heb “sword”) that the
4 tn Heb “Oracle of the
5 sn The intent here is to emphasize the large quantity of those who are killed – there will be too many to insure proper mourning rites and proper burial.