“Shafts of lightning will fly
With true aim.
He will leap from the clouds
To the target,
As from a well-drawn bow.
Hailstones full of wrath will be hurled
As from a catapult.
The water of the sea will rage against them.
Rivers will relentlessly overwhelm them.
A mighty wind will rise against them.
Like a tempest
It will winnow them away.
Lawlessness will lay waste the whole earth.
Evildoing will overturn the thrones of rulers.”
The Lord will send aimed shafts of lightning. He will leap from the clouds to hit the target like a good archer. Hailstones will come down as from a catapult launcher. The sea and waters will rage and overwhelm them. A tempest will roar across the land. Lawlessness will destroy the earth as the evildoers will take over the royal thrones. So the judgment has come upon earth.