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ISAIAH

And healeth the stroke of their wound.
 
27Behold, the name of the Lord cometh from far,
With His anger burning, and in thick uplifting of smoke;
His lips are full of indignation,
And His tongue is as a devouring fire;
28And His breath is as an overflowing stream,
That divideth even unto the neck,
To sift the nations with the sieve of destruction;
And a bridle that causeth to err shall be in the jaws of the peoples.
29Ye shall have a song
As in the night when a feast is hallowed;
And gladness of heart, as when one goeth with the pipe
To come into the mountain of the Lord, to the Rock of Israel.
30And the Lord will cause His glorious voice to be heard,
And will show the lighting down of His arm,
With furious anger, and the flame of a devouring fire,
With a bursting of clouds, and a storm of rain, and hailstones.
31For through the voice of the Lord shall Asshur be dismayed,
The rod with which He smote.
32And in every place where the appointed staff shall pass,
Which the Lord shall lay upon him,
It shall be with tabrets and harps;
And in battles of wielding will He fight with them.
33For a hearth is ordered of old;
Yea, for the king it is prepared,
Deep and large;
The pile thereof is fire and much wood;
The breath of the Lord, like a stream of brimstone, doth kindle it.
 
31Woe to them that go down to Egypt for help,
And rely on horses,
And trust in chariots, because they are many,
And in horsemen, because they are exceeding mighty;
But they look not unto the Holy One of Israel,
Neither seek the Lord!
2Yet He also is wise,
And bringeth evil,
And doth not call back His words;
But will arise against the house of the evil-doers,
And against the help of them that work iniquity.
3Now the Egyptians are men, and not God,
And their horses flesh, and not spirit;
So when the Lord shall stretch out His hand,
Both he that helpeth shall stumble, and he that is helped shall fall,
And they all shall perish together.
 
4For thus saith the Lord unto me:
Like as the lion, or the young lion, growling over his prey,
Though a multitude of shepherds be called forth against him,
Will not be dismayed at their voice,
Nor abase himself for the noise of them;
So will the Lord of hosts come down
To fight upon mount Zion, and upon the hill thereof.
5As birds hovering,
So will the Lord of hosts protect Jerusalem;
He will deliver it as He protecteth it,
He will rescue it as He passeth over.

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