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Isaiah 59:1
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Surely the arm(a) of the Lord is not too short(b) to save, nor his ear too dull to hear.(c)
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Isaiah 59:2
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But your iniquities have separated(d) you from your God; your sins have hidden his face from you, so that he will not hear.(e)
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Isaiah 59:3
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For your hands are stained with blood,(f) your fingers with guilt.(g) Your lips have spoken falsely,(h) and your tongue mutters wicked things.
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Isaiah 59:4
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No one calls for justice;(i) no one pleads a case with integrity. They rely(j) on empty arguments, they utter lies;(k) they conceive trouble and give birth to evil.(l)
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Isaiah 59:5
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They hatch the eggs of vipers(m) and spin a spider's web.(n) Whoever eats their eggs will die, and when one is broken, an adder is hatched.
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Isaiah 59:6
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Their cobwebs are useless for clothing; they cannot cover themselves with what they make.(o) Their deeds are evil deeds, and acts of violence(p) are in their hands.
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Isaiah 59:7
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Their feet rush into sin; they are swift to shed innocent blood.(q) They pursue evil schemes;(r) acts of violence mark their ways.(s)
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Isaiah 59:8
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The way of peace they do not know;(t) there is no justice in their paths. They have turned them into crooked roads;(u) no one who walks along them will know peace.(v)
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Isaiah 59:9
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So justice is far from us, and righteousness does not reach us. We look for light, but all is darkness;(w) for brightness, but we walk in deep shadows.
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Isaiah 59:10
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Like the blind(x) we grope along the wall, feeling our way like people without eyes. At midday we stumble(y) as if it were twilight; among the strong, we are like the dead.(z)
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Isaiah 59:11
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We all growl like bears; we moan mournfully like doves.(aa) We look for justice, but find none; for deliverance, but it is far away.
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Isaiah 59:12
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For our offenses(ab) are many in your sight, and our sins testify(ac) against us. Our offenses are ever with us, and we acknowledge our iniquities:(ad)
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Isaiah 59:13
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rebellion(ae) and treachery against the Lord , turning our backs(af) on our God, inciting revolt and oppression,(ag) uttering lies(ah) our hearts have conceived.
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Isaiah 59:14
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So justice(ai) is driven back, and righteousness(aj) stands at a distance; truth(ak) has stumbled in the streets, honesty cannot enter.
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Isaiah 59:15
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Truth(al) is nowhere to be found, and whoever shuns evil becomes a prey. The Lord looked and was displeased that there was no justice.(am)
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Isaiah 59:16
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He saw that there was no one,(an) he was appalled that there was no one to intervene;(ao) so his own arm achieved salvation(ap) for him, and his own righteousness(aq) sustained him.
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Isaiah 59:17
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He put on righteousness as his breastplate,(ar) and the helmet(as) of salvation on his head; he put on the garments(at) of vengeance(au) and wrapped himself in zeal(av) as in a cloak.
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Isaiah 59:18
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According to what they have done, so will he repay(aw) wrath to his enemies and retribution to his foes; he will repay the islands(ax) their due.
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Isaiah 59:19
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From the west,(ay) people will fear the name of the Lord , and from the rising of the sun,(az) they will revere his glory.(ba) For he will come like a pent-up flood that the breath(bb) of the Lord drives along.[a]
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Isaiah 59:20
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"The Redeemer(bc) will come to Zion,(bd) to those in Jacob who repent of their sins,"(be) declares the Lord .
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Isaiah 59:21
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"As for me, this is my covenant(bf) with them," says the Lord . "My Spirit,(bg) who is on you, will not depart from you,(bh) and my words that I have put in your mouth(bi) will always be on your lips, on the lips of your children and on the lips of their descendants—from this time on and forever," says the Lord .
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Isaiah 60:1
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"Arise,(a) shine, for your light(b) has come, and the glory(c) of the Lord rises upon you.
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Isaiah 60:2
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See, darkness(d) covers the earth and thick darkness(e) is over the peoples, but the Lord rises upon you and his glory appears over you.
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Isaiah 60:3
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Nations(f) will come to your light,(g) and kings(h) to the brightness of your dawn.
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Isaiah 60:4
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"Lift up your eyes and look about you: All assemble(i) and come to you; your sons come from afar,(j) and your daughters(k) are carried on the hip.(l)
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Isaiah 60:5
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Then you will look and be radiant,(m) your heart will throb and swell with joy;(n) the wealth(o) on the seas will be brought to you, to you the riches of the nations will come.
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Isaiah 60:6
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Herds of camels(p) will cover your land, young camels of Midian(q) and Ephah.(r) And all from Sheba(s) will come, bearing gold and incense(t) and proclaiming the praise(u) of the Lord .
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Isaiah 60:7
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All Kedar's(v) flocks will be gathered to you, the rams of Nebaioth will serve you; they will be accepted as offerings(w) on my altar,(x) and I will adorn my glorious temple.(y)
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Isaiah 60:8
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"Who are these(z) that fly along like clouds,(aa) like doves to their nests?
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Isaiah 60:9
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Surely the islands(ab) look to me; in the lead are the ships of Tarshish,[a](ac) bringing(ad) your children from afar, with their silver and gold,(ae) to the honor(af) of the Lord your God, the Holy One(ag) of Israel, for he has endowed you with splendor.(ah)
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Isaiah 60:10
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"Foreigners(ai) will rebuild your walls, and their kings(aj) will serve you. Though in anger I struck you, in favor(ak) I will show you compassion.(al)
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Isaiah 60:11
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Your gates(am) will always stand open, they will never be shut, day or night, so that people may bring you the wealth of the nations(an)— their kings(ao) led in triumphal procession.
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Isaiah 60:12
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For the nation or kingdom that will not serve(ap) you will perish; it will be utterly ruined.(aq)
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Isaiah 60:13
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"The glory of Lebanon(ar) will come to you, the juniper, the fir and the cypress together,(as) to adorn my sanctuary;(at) and I will glorify the place for my feet.(au)
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Isaiah 60:14
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The children of your oppressors(av) will come bowing before you; all who despise you will bow down(aw) at your feet and will call you the City(ax) of the Lord , Zion(ay) of the Holy One(az) of Israel.
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Isaiah 60:15
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"Although you have been forsaken(ba) and hated, with no one traveling(bb) through, I will make you the everlasting pride(bc) and the joy(bd) of all generations.
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Isaiah 60:16
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You will drink the milk of nations and be nursed(be) at royal breasts. Then you will know(bf) that I, the Lord , am your Savior,(bg) your Redeemer,(bh) the Mighty One of Jacob.(bi)
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Isaiah 60:17
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Instead of bronze I will bring you gold,(bj) and silver in place of iron. Instead of wood I will bring you bronze, and iron in place of stones. I will make peace(bk) your governor and well-being your ruler.(bl)
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Isaiah 60:18
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No longer will violence(bm) be heard in your land, nor ruin or destruction(bn) within your borders, but you will call your walls Salvation(bo) and your gates Praise.(bp)
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Isaiah 60:19
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The sun will no more be your light by day, nor will the brightness of the moon shine on you, for the Lord will be your everlasting light,(bq) and your God will be your glory.(br)
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Isaiah 60:20
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Your sun(bs) will never set again, and your moon will wane no more; the Lord will be your everlasting light, and your days of sorrow(bt) will end.
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Isaiah 60:21
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Then all your people will be righteous(bu) and they will possess(bv) the land forever. They are the shoot I have planted,(bw) the work of my hands,(bx) for the display of my splendor.(by)
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Isaiah 60:22
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The least of you will become a thousand, the smallest a mighty nation.(bz) I am the Lord ; in its time I will do this swiftly."(ca)
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Isaiah 61:1
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The Spirit(a) of the Sovereign Lord (b) is on me, because the Lord has anointed(c) me to proclaim good news(d) to the poor.(e) He has sent me to bind up(f) the brokenhearted, to proclaim freedom(g) for the captives(h) and release from darkness for the prisoners,[a]
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Isaiah 61:2
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to proclaim the year of the Lord 's favor(i) and the day of vengeance(j) of our God, to comfort(k) all who mourn,(l)
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Isaiah 61:3
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and provide for those who grieve in Zion— to bestow on them a crown(m) of beauty instead of ashes,(n) the oil(o) of joy instead of mourning,(p) and a garment of praise instead of a spirit of despair. They will be called oaks of righteousness, a planting(q) of the Lord for the display of his splendor.(r)
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Isaiah 61:4
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They will rebuild the ancient ruins(s) and restore the places long devastated; they will renew the ruined cities that have been devastated for generations.
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Isaiah 61:5
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Strangers(t) will shepherd your flocks; foreigners will work your fields and vineyards.
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Isaiah 61:6
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And you will be called priests(u) of the Lord , you will be named ministers of our God. You will feed on the wealth(v) of nations, and in their riches you will boast.
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Isaiah 61:7
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Instead of your shame(w) you will receive a double(x) portion, and instead of disgrace you will rejoice in your inheritance. And so you will inherit(y) a double portion in your land, and everlasting joy(z) will be yours.
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Isaiah 61:8
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"For I, the Lord , love justice;(aa) I hate robbery and wrongdoing. In my faithfulness I will reward my people and make an everlasting covenant(ab) with them.
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Isaiah 61:9
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Their descendants(ac) will be known among the nations and their offspring among the peoples. All who see them will acknowledge that they are a people the Lord has blessed."(ad)
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Isaiah 61:10
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I delight greatly in the Lord ; my soul rejoices(ae) in my God. For he has clothed me with garments of salvation and arrayed me in a robe of his righteousness,(af) as a bridegroom adorns his head(ag) like a priest, and as a bride(ah) adorns herself with her jewels.
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Isaiah 61:11
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For as the soil makes the sprout come up and a garden(ai) causes seeds to grow, so the Sovereign Lord will make righteousness(aj) and praise spring up before all nations.
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Isaiah 62:1
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For Zion's sake I will not keep silent,(a) for Jerusalem's sake I will not remain quiet, till her vindication(b) shines out like the dawn,(c) her salvation(d) like a blazing torch.
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Isaiah 62:2
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The nations(e) will see your vindication, and all kings your glory; you will be called by a new name(f) that the mouth of the Lord will bestow.
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Isaiah 62:3
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You will be a crown(g) of splendor in the Lord 's hand, a royal diadem in the hand of your God.
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Isaiah 62:4
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No longer will they call you Deserted,(h) or name your land Desolate.(i) But you will be called Hephzibah,[a](j) and your land Beulah[b]; for the Lord will take delight(k) in you, and your land will be married.(l)
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Isaiah 62:5
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As a young man marries a young woman, so will your Builder marry you; as a bridegroom(m) rejoices over his bride, so will your God rejoice(n) over you.
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Isaiah 62:6
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I have posted watchmen(o) on your walls, Jerusalem; they will never be silent day or night. You who call on the Lord , give yourselves no rest,(p)
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Isaiah 62:7
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and give him no rest(q) till he establishes Jerusalem and makes her the praise(r) of the earth.
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Isaiah 62:8
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The Lord has sworn(s) by his right hand and by his mighty arm: "Never again will I give your grain(t) as food for your enemies, and never again will foreigners drink the new wine for which you have toiled;
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Isaiah 62:9
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but those who harvest it will eat(u) it and praise the Lord ,(v) and those who gather the grapes will drink it in the courts of my sanctuary."(w)
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Isaiah 62:10
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Pass through, pass through the gates!(x) Prepare the way for the people. Build up, build up the highway!(y) Remove the stones. Raise a banner(z) for the nations.
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Isaiah 62:11
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The Lord has made proclamation to the ends of the earth:(aa) "Say to Daughter Zion,(ab) ‘See, your Savior comes!(ac) See, his reward is with him, and his recompense accompanies him.'"(ad)
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Isaiah 62:12
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They will be called(ae) the Holy People,(af) the Redeemed(ag) of the Lord ; and you will be called Sought After, the City No Longer Deserted.(ah)
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Isaiah 63:1
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Who is this coming from Edom,(a) from Bozrah,(b) with his garments stained crimson?(c) Who is this, robed in splendor, striding forward in the greatness of his strength?(d) "It is I, proclaiming victory, mighty to save."(e)
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Isaiah 63:2
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Why are your garments red, like those of one treading the winepress?(f)
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Isaiah 63:3
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"I have trodden the winepress(g) alone; from the nations no one was with me. I trampled(h) them in my anger and trod them down in my wrath;(i) their blood spattered my garments,(j) and I stained all my clothing.
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Isaiah 63:4
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It was for me the day of vengeance;(k) the year for me to redeem had come.
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Isaiah 63:5
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I looked, but there was no one(l) to help, I was appalled that no one gave support; so my own arm(m) achieved salvation for me, and my own wrath sustained me.(n)
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Isaiah 63:6
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I trampled(o) the nations in my anger; in my wrath I made them drunk(p) and poured their blood(q) on the ground."
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Isaiah 63:7
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I will tell of the kindnesses(r) of the Lord , the deeds for which he is to be praised, according to all the Lord has done for us— yes, the many good things(s) he has done for Israel, according to his compassion(t) and many kindnesses.
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Isaiah 63:8
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He said, "Surely they are my people,(u) children who will be true to me"; and so he became their Savior.(v)
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Isaiah 63:9
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In all their distress he too was distressed, and the angel(w) of his presence(x) saved them.[a] In his love and mercy he redeemed(y) them; he lifted them up and carried(z) them all the days of old.(aa)
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Isaiah 63:10
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Yet they rebelled(ab) and grieved his Holy Spirit.(ac) So he turned and became their enemy(ad) and he himself fought(ae) against them.
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Isaiah 63:11
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Then his people recalled[b] the days of old, the days of Moses and his people— where is he who brought them through the sea,(af) with the shepherd of his flock?(ag) Where is he who set his Holy Spirit(ah) among them,
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Isaiah 63:12
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who sent his glorious arm(ai) of power to be at Moses' right hand, who divided the waters(aj) before them, to gain for himself everlasting renown,(ak)
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Isaiah 63:13
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who led(al) them through the depths?(am) Like a horse in open country, they did not stumble;(an)
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Isaiah 63:14
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like cattle that go down to the plain, they were given rest(ao) by the Spirit of the Lord . This is how you guided your people to make for yourself a glorious name.
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Isaiah 63:15
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Look down from heaven(ap) and see, from your lofty throne,(aq) holy and glorious. Where are your zeal(ar) and your might? Your tenderness and compassion(as) are withheld(at) from us.
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Isaiah 63:16
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But you are our Father,(au) though Abraham does not know us or Israel acknowledge(av) us; you, Lord , are our Father, our Redeemer(aw) from of old is your name.
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Isaiah 63:17
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Why, Lord , do you make us wander(ax) from your ways and harden our hearts(ay) so we do not revere(az) you? Return(ba) for the sake of your servants, the tribes that are your inheritance.(bb)
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Isaiah 63:18
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For a little while(bc) your people possessed your holy place, but now our enemies have trampled(bd) down your sanctuary.(be)
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Isaiah 63:19
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We are yours from of old; but you have not ruled over them, they have not been called[c] by your name.(bf)
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