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45.13
ISAIAH

13I have roused him up in victory,
And I make level all his ways;
He shall build My city,
And he shall let Mine exiles go free,
Not for price nor reward,
Saith the Lord of hosts.
 
14Thus saith the Lord:
The labour of Egypt, and the merchandise of Ethiopia,
And of the Sabeans, men of stature,
Shall come over unto thee, and they shall be thine;
They shall go after thee, in chains they shall come over;
And they shall fall down unto thee,
They shall make supplication unto thee:
Surely God is in thee, and there is none else,
There is no other God.
15Verily Thou art a God that hidest Thyself,
O God of Israel, the Saviour.
16They shall be ashamed, yea, confounded, all of them;
They shall go in confusion together that are makers of idols.
17O Israel, that art saved by the Lord with an everlasting salvation;
Ye shall not be ashamed nor confounded world without end.
 
18For thus saith the Lord that created the heavens,
He is God;
That formed the earth and made it,
He established it,
He created it not a waste, He formed it to be inhabited:
I am the Lord, and there is none else.
19I have not spoken in secret,
In a place of the land of darkness;
I said not unto the seed of Jacob:
'Seek ye Me in vain';
I the Lord speak righteousness,
I declare things that are right.
20Assemble yourselves and come, draw near together,
Ye that are escaped of the nations;
They have no knowledge that carry the wood of their graven image,
And pray unto a god that cannot save.
21Declare ye, and bring them near,
Yea, let them take counsel together:
Who hath announced this from ancient time,
And declared it of old?
Have not I the Lord?
And there is no God else beside Me,
A just God and a Saviour;
There is none beside Me.
22Look unto Me, and be ye saved,
All the ends of the earth;
For I am God, and there is none else.
23By Myself have I sworn,
The word is gone forth from My mouth in righteousness,
And shall not come back,
That unto Me every knee shall bow,
Every tongue shall swear.
24Only in the Lord, shall one say of Me, is victory and strength;
Even to Him shall men come in confusion,
All they that were incensed against Him.
25In the Lord shall all the seed of Israel
Be justified, and shall glory.
 
46Bel boweth down, Nebo stoopeth;
Their idols are upon the beasts, and upon the cattle;
The things that ye carried about are made a load,
A burden to the weary beast.
2They stoop, they bow down together,

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