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shalt bring down [kana`] the noise [sha'own] of
strangers [zuwr], as the heat [choreb] in a dry place [tsiyown];
even the heat [choreb] with the shadow [tsel] of a cloud [`ab]: the
branch [zamiyr] of the terrible ones [`ariyts] shall be brought low [`anah].
5 like heat in a dry place. You subdue the noise of the foreigners; as
heat by the shade of a cloud, so the song of the ruthless is put down. ESV
Understanding the purpose of Gods judgment and the arrogance of wicked people, puts this verse in order.
While the wicked are constantly making noise regarding their presumed power, bragging, boasting, screaming, yelling as though they need to make everyone aware of their presence and superiority, celebrating their presumed victory over all others.
And then there is God.
So we have two symbolisms, one of heat, or the heat of the sun, and the shade of a cloud.
As for the heat, the wickedness of man is as the heat of violence in the dealings of wickedness against the righteous. The wicked taking that which does not belong to them, keeping out or preventing the righteous from having that which is rightfully theirs.
Then there is the heat of the sun which descends down upon an otherwise worthless and empty field, and burning it up with little or no resistance.
And so God applies the heat of a greater violence against the worthless and impotent power of the wicked and consumes them as though they were never there.
The cloud drifts over a heated or burning area and provides relief in its shade, for the overhead burning heat of the sun. The rain descends down and cools the heat and relieves the pressure.
And thus the song or the boastings of the wicked are silenced into nothing. Their false victory fades as they no longer exist.
The righteous receive relief and victory by doing virtually nothing.
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