Nothing remains but to crouch among the captives Or fall [dead] among the slain [on the battlefield]. In spite of all this, God’s anger does not turn away, But His hand is still stretched out [in judgment].
Without Me they shall bow down among the prisoners, and they shall fall [overwhelmed] under the heaps of the slain [on the battlefield]. For all this, [God’s] anger is not turned away, but His hand is still stretched out [in judgment].
The only thing left for you will be to kneel among the prisoners and to fall under the dead bodies. Yet for all this, his anger is not turned away, and his hand is still stretched out, ready to strike.
You will have to ·bow down [kneel; cower] among the captives or fall down among the ·dead bodies [L slain ones]. But the Lord is still angry; his hand is still ·raised to strike down the people [outstretched].
Doom to you who legislate evil, who make laws that make victims— Laws that make misery for the poor, that rob my destitute people of dignity, Exploiting defenseless widows, taking advantage of homeless children. What will you have to say on Judgment Day, when Doomsday arrives out of the blue? Who will you get to help you? What good will your money do you? A sorry sight you’ll be then, huddled with the prisoners, or just some corpses stacked in the street. Even after all this, God is still angry, his fist still raised, ready to hit them again.
that ye be not bowed down under bond and fall not down with slain men? (so that ye be not bowed down inslavery, and fall not down with the slain?) On all these things his strong vengeance is not turned away, but yet his hand is stretched forth.
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