From heaven you pronounced judgment, and the land feared and was quiet—
You caused judgment to be heard from heaven; The earth feared and was still
From heaven you sentenced your enemies; the earth trembled and stood silent before you.
From heaven you thunder judgment; earth falls to her knees and holds her breath.
From heaven you gave your decision; the earth, in its fear, gave no sound,
From the heavens you uttered judgment; the earth feared and was still
You caused judgment to be heard from heaven; The earth feared and was still,
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1 tn Heb “a [legal] decision,” or “sentence.”
2 tn “The earth” stands here by metonymy for its inhabitants.