For the Lord will rise up, as he did at Mount Perazim, 1 he will rouse himself, as he did in the Valley of Gibeon, 2 to accomplish his work, his peculiar work, to perform his task, his strange task. 3
The LORD will rise up as he did at Mount Perazim, he will rouse himself as in the Valley of Gibeon—to do his work, his strange work, and perform his task, his alien task.
For the LORD will rise up as at Mount Perazim, He will be stirred up as in the valley of Gibeon, To do His task, His unusual task, And to work His work, His extraordinary work.
The LORD will come suddenly and in anger, as he did against the Philistines at Mount Perazim and against the Amorites at Gibeon. He will come to do a strange, unusual thing: He will destroy his own people!
GOD will rise to full stature, raging as he did long ago on Mount Perazim And in the valley of Gibeon against the Philistines. But this time it's against you. Hard to believe, but true. Not what you'd expect, but it's coming.
For the Lord will come up as on Mount Perazim, he will be moved to wrath as in the valley of Gibeon; so that he may do his work—strange is his work; and give effect to his act—unnatural is his act.
For the LORD will rise up as on Mount Perazim, he will rage as in the valley of Gibeon; to do his deed—strange is his deed! and to work his work—alien is his work!
For the LORD will rise up as at Mount Perazim, He will be angry as in the Valley of Gibeon––That He may do His work, His awesome work, And bring to pass His act, His unusual act.
For the LORD
shall rise up
as [in] mount
he shall be wroth
as [in] the valley
that he may do
and bring to pass
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will rise up
, as he did at Mount
, he will rouse
in the Valley
, to accomplish
, his peculiar
, to perform
his task, his
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1 sn This probably alludes to David’s victory over the Philistines at Baal Perazim. See 2 Sam 5:20.
2 sn This probably alludes to the Lord’s victory over the Canaanites at Gibeon, during the days of Joshua. See Josh 10:10-11.
3 sn God’s judgment of his own people is called “his peculiar work” and “his strange task,” because he must deal with them the way he treated their enemies in the past.