This is what the Lord God showed me: the Lord God was calling for a shower of fire, a and it devoured the great deep and was eating up the land.
Then I said, "O Lord God, cease, I beg you! How can Jacob stand? He is so small!"
The Lord relented concerning this; "This also shall not be," said the Lord God.
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