I too will clap my hands together, I will exhaust my rage; I the Lord have spoken.”
I will pass through 1 the land of Egypt in the same 2 night, and I will attack 3 all the firstborn in the land of Egypt, both of humans and of animals, 4 and on all the gods of Egypt I will execute judgment. 5 I am the Lord.
This very day the Lord will deliver you into my hand! I will strike you down and cut off your head. This day I will give the corpses of the Philistine army to the birds of the sky and the wild animals of the land. Then all the land will realize that Israel has a God
Burn a third of it in the fire inside the city when the days of your siege are completed. Take a third and slash it with a sword all around the city. Scatter a third to the wind, and I will unleash a sword behind them.
I saw the sovereign One 1 standing by the altar 2 and he said, “Strike the tops of the support pillars, 3 so the thresholds shake! Knock them down on the heads of all the people, 4 and I will kill the survivors 5 with the sword. No one will be able to run away; 6 no one will be able to escape. 7
But this will be the nature of the plague with which the Lord will strike all the nations that have fought against Jerusalem: Their flesh will decay while they stand on their feet, their eyes will rot away in their sockets, and their tongues will dissolve in their mouths.
These two have the power 1 to close up the sky so that it does not rain during the time 2 they are prophesying. They 3 have power 4 to turn the waters to blood and to strike the earth with every kind of plague whenever they want.
and said to him, “If you are the Son of God, throw yourself down. For it is written, ‘He will command his angels concerning you’ 1 and ‘with their hands they will lift you up, so that you will not strike your foot against a stone.’” 2
Bless, O Lord, his goods, and be pleased with his efforts; undercut the legs 1 of any who attack him, and of those who hate him, so that they cannot stand.
I would go out after it, strike it down, and rescue the sheep from its mouth. If it rose up against me, I would grab it by its jaw, strike it, and kill it.
Then the king said to Doeg, “You turn and strike down the priests!” So Doeg the Edomite turned and struck down the priests. He killed on that day eighty-five 1 men who wore the linen ephod.
Indeed, O Lord, 1 you have abandoned your people, the descendants of Jacob. For diviners from the east are everywhere; 2 they consult omen readers like the Philistines do. 3 Plenty of foreigners are around. 4
The Lord will divide 1 the gulf 2 of the Egyptian Sea; 3 he will wave his hand over the Euphrates River 4 and send a strong wind, 5 he will turn it into seven dried-up streams, 6 and enable them to walk across in their sandals.
He will come and attack Egypt. Those who are destined to die of disease will die of disease. Those who are destined to be carried off into exile will be carried off into exile. Those who are destined to die in war will die in war. 1
Woe to the worthless shepherd who abandons the flock! May a sword fall on his arm and his right eye! May his arm wither completely away, and his right eye become completely blind!”
realizing that law 1 is not intended for a righteous person, but for lawless and rebellious people, for the ungodly and sinners, for the unholy and profane, for those who kill their fathers or mothers, for murderers,