Instead, you will put them to flight when you aim your bow at their faces.
But God will shoot them with arrows; suddenly, they will be wounded.
Surely the arrows of the Almighty have pierced me; my spirit drinks their poison. God's terrors are arrayed against me.
He bent His bow and set me as the target for His arrow.
For day and night Your hand was heavy on me; my strength was drained as in the summer's heat. Selah
Remove Your torment from me; I fade away because of the force of Your hand.
You discipline a man with punishment for sin, consuming like a moth what is precious to him; every man is a mere vapor. Selah
Indeed, the LORD's hand was against them, to eliminate them from the camp until they had all perished.
would you be willing to wait for them to grow up? Would you restrain yourselves from remarrying? No, my daughters, [my life] is much too bitter for you [to share], because the LORD's hand has turned against me."
The LORD severely oppressed the people of Ashdod, terrorizing and afflicting the people of Ashdod and its territory with tumors.
The Ekronites called all the Philistine rulers together. They said, "Send the ark of Israel's God away. It must return to its place so it won't kill us and our people!" For the fear of death pervaded the city; God's hand was very heavy there.
Then watch: If it goes up the road to its homeland toward Beth-shemesh, it is the LORD who has made this terrible trouble for us. However, if it doesn't, we will know that it was not His hand that punished us-- it was just something that happened to us by chance."