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34.5
ISAIAH

Who among us shall dwell with everlasting burnings?'
15He that walketh righteously, and speaketh uprightly;
He that despiseth the gain of oppressions,
That shaketh his hands from holding of bribes,
That stoppeth his ears from hearing of blood,
And shutteth his eyes from looking upon evil;
16He shall dwell on high;
His place of defence shall be the munitions of rocks;
His bread shall be given, his waters shall be sure.
 
17Thine eyes shall see the king in his beauty;
They shall behold a land stretching afar.
18Thy heart shall muse on the terror:
'Where is he that counted, where is he that weighed?
Where is he that counted the towers?'
19Thou shalt not see the fierce people;
A people of a deep speech that thou canst not perceive,
Of a stammering tongue that thou canst not understand.
20Look upon Zion, the city of our solemn gatherings;
Thine eyes shall see Jerusalem a peaceful habitation,
A tent that shall not be removed,
The stakes whereof shall never be plucked up,
Neither shall any of the cords thereof be broken.
21But there the Lord will be with us in majesty,
In a place of broad rivers and streams;
Wherein shall go no galley with oars,
Neither shall gallant ship pass thereby.
22For the Lord is our Judge,
The Lord is our Lawgiver,
The Lord is our King;
He will save us.
23Thy tacklings are loosed;
They do not hold the stand of their mast,
They do not spread the sail;
Then is the prey of a great spoil divided;
The lame take the prey.
24And the inhabitant shall not say: 'I am sick';
The people that dwell therein shall be forgiven their iniquity.
 
34Come near, ye nations, to hear, And attend, ye peoples;
Let the earth hear, and the fulness thereof,
The world, and all things that come forth of it.
2For the Lord hath indignation against all the nations,
And fury against all their host;
He hath utterly destroyed them,
He hath delivered them to the slaughter.
3Their slain also shall be cast out,
And the stench of their carcasses shall come up,
And the mountains shall be melted with their blood.
4And all the host of heaven shall moulder away,
And the heavens shall be rolled together as a scroll;
And all their host shall fall down,
As the leaf falleth off from the vine,
And as a falling fig from the fig-tree.
5For My sword hath drunk its fill in heaven;
Behold, it shall come down upon Edom,

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