Their children 1 are firmly established in their presence, 2 their offspring before their eyes.
Their children will be smashed to pieces before their very eyes; their houses will be looted and their wives raped.
Their swords will pierce 1 their own hearts, and their bows will be broken.
These are the sons of Shem according to their families, according to their languages, by their lands, and according to their nations.
Their grave becomes their permanent residence, their eternal dwelling place. 1 They name their lands after themselves, 2
These are the sons of Ham, according to their families, according to their languages, by their lands, and by their nations.
May their camp become desolate, their tents uninhabited! 1
They took the Canaanites’ daughters as wives and gave their daughters to the Canaanites; 1 they worshiped 2 their gods as well.
So the people took their dough before the yeast was added, 1 with their kneading troughs bound up in their clothing on their shoulders.
Their end is destruction, their god is the belly, they exult in their shame, and they think about earthly things. 1
Watch them from morning to evening; 1 I am the object of their mocking songs.
He delivers the afflicted by 1 their 2 afflictions, he reveals himself to them 3 by their suffering.
He caused them to fall right in the middle of their camp, all around their homes.
He destroyed their vines with hail, and their sycamore-fig trees with driving rain.
I will punish their rebellion by beating them with a club, 1 their sin by inflicting them with bruises. 2
They bind 1 their kings in chains, and their nobles in iron shackles,
Their heart is slipping; soon they will be punished for their guilt. The Lord 1 will break their altars; he will completely destroy their fertility pillars.
then listen from your heavenly dwelling place to their prayers for help 1 and vindicate them. 2
along with their entire bodies, 1 their backs, their hands, and their wings. The wheels of the four of them were full of eyes all around.
Nations will see this and be disappointed by 1 all their strength, they will put their hands over their mouths, and act as if they were deaf. 2