May that man be like the cities 1 that the Lord destroyed without showing any mercy. May he hear a cry of distress in the morning and a battle cry at noon.
May that man be like the towns the LORD overthrew without pity. May he hear wailing in the morning, a battle cry at noon.
But let that man be like the cities Which the LORD overthrew without relenting, And let him hear an outcry in the morning And a shout of alarm at noon;
Let him be destroyed like the cities of old that the LORD overthrew without mercy. Terrify him all day long with battle shouts,
Let that birth notice be blacked out, deleted from the records, And the man who brought it haunted to his death with the bad news he brought.
May that man be like the towns overturned by the Lord without mercy: let a cry for help come to his ears in the morning, and the sound of war in the middle of the day;
Let that man be like the cities that the LORD overthrew without pity; let him hear a cry in the morning and an alarm at noon,
And let that man be like the cities Which the LORD overthrew, and did not relent; Let him hear the cry in the morning And the shouting at noon,
And let that man
be as the cities
which the LORD
not: and let him hear
in the morning
and the shouting
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May that man
be like the cities
. May he hear
a cry of distress
in the morning
and a battle cry
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1 sn The cities alluded to are Sodom and Gomorrah and the cities of the Jordan plain which had become proverbial for their wickedness and for the destruction that the