Deuteronomy 32:43

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43 Rejoice, O ye nations, with his people: for he will avenge the blood of his servants, and will render vengeance to his adversaries, and will be merciful unto his land, and to his people.


43 Praise, O heavens,[a] his people,
    worship him, all you gods![b]
For he will avenge the blood of his children,[c]
    and take vengeance on his adversaries;
he will repay those who hate him,[d]
    and cleanse the land for his people.[e]

[a] Q Ms Gk: MT nations
[b] Q Ms Gk: MT lacks this line *
[c] Q Ms Gk: MT his servants
[d] Q Ms Gk: MT lacks this line *
[e] Q Ms Sam Gk Vg: MT his land his people
* i.e. these lines are found in Dead Sea Scrolls and the Septuagint (LXX)/Old Greek, both of which predate the Masoretic Text; but they have been deleted in the Masoretic Text. See Jewish Study Bible note to Deuteronomy 32:8BP

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