Chiastic Structures
The Old Testament
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9 Behold, the day of the Lord cometh, cruel both with wrath and fierce anger,


to lay the land desolate: and he shall destroy the sinners thereof out of it.


10 For the stars of heaven and the constellations thereof shall not give their light: the sun shall be darkened in his going forth, and the moon shall not cause her light to shine.


11 And I will punish the world for their evil, and the wicked for their iniquity; and I will cause the arrogancy of the proud to cease, and will lay low the haughtiness of the terrible.


12 I will make a man more precious than fine gold; even a man than the golden wedge of Ophir.


13 Therefore I will shake the heavens,


and the earth shall remove out of her place,


in the wrath of the Lord of hosts, and in the day of his fierce anger.