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And in this mountain shall the Lord of hosts make

unto all people
A feast of fat things, a feast of wines on the lees,
Of fat things full of marrow, of wines on the lees

well refined.
And he will destroy in this mountain
The face of the covering cast over all people,
And the vail that is spread over all nations.
He will swallow up death in victory;
And the Lord God will wipe away tears from off

all faces;

And the rebuke of his people shall he take away

from off all the earth:
For the Lord hath spoken it.
And it shall be said in that day,
Lo, this is our God;

We have waited for him, and he will save us:
This is the Lord; we have waited for him,
We will be glad and rejoice in his salvation.
For in this mountain shall the hand of the Lord
rest,

And Moab shall be trodden down under him,
Even as straw is trodden down for the dunghill.
And he shall spread forth his hands in the midst of
them,

As he that swimmeth spreadeth forth his hands to
swim:

And he shall bring down their pride
Together with the spoils of their hands.
And the fortress of the high fort of thy walls shall

he bring down, Lay low, and bring to the ground, even to the dust.

In that day shall this song be sung in the land of

Judah;
We have a strong city;

Salvation will God appoint for walls and bulwarks.
Open ye the gates,

That the righteous nation which keepeth the truth

may enter in. Thou wilt keep him in perfect peace, Whose mind is stayed on thee: Because he trusteth in thee. Trust ye in the Lord for ever: For in the Lord JEHOVAH is everlasting strength: For he bringeth down them that dwell on high; The lofty city, he layeth it low; He layeth it low, even to the ground; He bringeth it even to the dust. The foot shall tread it down, Even the feet of the poor, and the steps of the needy. The way of the just is uprightness: Thou, most upright, dost weigh the path of the just. Yea, in the way of thy judgments, O Lord, have

we waited for thee;

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The desire of our soul is to thy name, and to the

remembrance of thee. With my soul have I desired thee in the night; Yea, with my spirit within me will I seek thee early: For when thy judgments are in the earth, The inhabitants of the world will learn righteousness. Let favour be shewed to the wicked, yet will he

not learn righteousness: In the land of uprightness will he deal unjustly, And will not behold the majesty of the Lord. Lord, when thy hand is lifted up, they will not see: But they shall see, and be ashamed for their envy at

the people;

Yea, the fire of thine enemies shall devour them.
Lord, thou wilt ordain peace for us:
For thou also hast wrought all our works in us.
O Lord our God,

Other lords beside thee have had dominion over us:
But by thee only will we make mention of thy name.
They are dead, they shall not live;
They are deceased, they shall not rise:
Therefore hast thou visited and destroyed them,
And made all their memory to perish.
Thou hast increased the nation, O Lord,
Thou hast increased the nation: thou art glorified:
Thou hadst removed it far unto all the ends of the
earth.

Lord, in trouble have they visited thee, They poured out a prayer when thy chastening was upon them.

Like as a woman with child, that draweth near the

time of her delivery,
Is in pain, and crieth out in her pangs;
So have we been in thy sight, O Lord.
We have been with child, we have been in pain,
We have as it were brought forth wind;
We have not wrought any deliverance in the earth;
Neither have the inhabitants of the world fallen.

Thy dead men shall live,
Together with my dead body shall they arise.
Awake and sing, ye that dwell in dust:
For thy dew is as the dew of herbs,
And the earth shall cast out the dead.
Come, my people, enter thou into thy chambers,
And shut thy doors about thee:
Hide thyself as it were for a little moment,
Until the indignation be overpast.
For, behold, the Lord cometh out of his place
To punish the inhabitants of the earth for their in-
iquity:

The earth also shall disclose her blood,
And shall no more cover her slain.

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In that day the Lord with his sore and great and

strong sword
Shall punish leviathan the piercing serpent,
Even leviathan that crooked serpent;
And he shall slay the dragon that is in the sea.

In that day sing ye unto her,

A vineyard of red wine.

I the Lord do keep it;

I will water it every moment:

Lest any hurt it, I will keep it night and day.

Fury is not in me:

Who would set the briers and thorns against me in battle?

I would go through them, I would burn them together.

Or let him take hold of my strength,
That he may make peace with me;
And he shall make peace with me.
He shall cause them that come of Jacob to take
root:

Israel shall blossom and bud,
And fill the face of the world with fruit.
Hath he smitten him, as he smote those that smote
him?

Or is he slain according to the slaughter of them that are slain by him?

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