Chiastic Structures
The Old Testament
Chiastic Parallels
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1 Lo! Jehovah will lay waste the earth and empty it;
he will disfigure its surface and scatter its inhabitants.

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2 And it shall be with priest as with people,
with master as with servant, with mistress as with maid,
with seller as with buyer, with borrower as with lender,
with debtor as with creditor—

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3 when the earth is sacked,
it shall be utterly ravaged. Jehovah has given word concerning it.