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25.3
ISAIAH

3Therefore shall the strong people glorify Thee,
The city of the terrible nations shall fear Thee.
4For Thou hast been a stronghold to the poor,
A stronghold to the needy in his distress,
A refuge from the storm, a shadow from the heat;
For the blast of the terrible ones was as a storm against the wall.
5As the heat in a dry place, Thou didst subdue the noise of strangers;
As the heat by the shadow of a cloud, the song of the terrible ones was brought low.
 
6And in this mountain will the Lord of hosts make unto all peoples
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.
7And He will destroy in this mountain
The face of the covering that is cast over all peoples,
And the veil that is spread over all nations.
8He will swallow up death for ever;
And the Lord God will wipe away tears from off all faces;
And the reproach of His people will He take away from off all the earth;
For the Lord hath spoken it.
 
9And it shall be said in that day:
'Lo, this is our God,
For whom we waited, that He might save us;
This is the Lord, for whom we waited,
We will be glad and rejoice in His salvation.'
10For in this mountain will the hand of the Lord rest,
And Moab shall be trodden down in his place,
Even as straw is trodden down in the dunghill.
11And when he shall spread forth his hands in the midst thereof,
As he that swimmeth spreadeth forth his hands to swim,
His pride shall be brought down together with the cunning of his hands.
12And the high fortress of thy walls will He bring down, lay low,
And bring to the ground, even to the dust.
 
26In that day shall this song be sung in the land of Judah:
We have a strong city;
Walls and bulwarks doth He appoint for salvation.
2Open ye the gates,
That the righteous nation that keepeth faithfulness may enter in.
3The mind stayed on Thee Thou keepest in perfect peace;
Because it trusteth in Thee.
4Trust ye in the Lord for ever,
For the Lord is God, an everlasting Rock.
5For He hath brought down them that dwell on high,
The lofty city, laying it low, laying it low even to the ground,
Bringing it even to the dust.
6The foot shall tread it down,
Even the feet of the poor, and the steps of the needy.
 
7The way of the just is straight;
Thou, Most Upright, makest plain the path of the just.
8Yea, in the way of Thy judgments,
O Lord, have we waited for Thee;

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