Darby's English Translation

Isaiah 32

The Book of the Prophet Isaiah

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Chapter 33

1

 

  Woe to thee that spoilest, and thou wast not spoiled; and that dealest treacherously, and they dealt not treacherously with thee! When thou shalt cease to spoil, thou shalt be spoiled; when thou shalt make an end of dealing treacherously, they shall deal treacherously with thee.  

 

 


2

 

  Jehovah, be gracious unto us; we have waited for thee: be their arm every morning, yea, our salvation in the time of trouble.  

 

 


3

 

  At the noise of the tumult the peoples fled; at the lifting up of thyself the nations were scattered.  

 

 


4

 

  And your spoil shall be gathered [like] the gathering of the caterpillar: as the running of locusts shall they run upon it.  

 

 


5

 

  Jehovah is exalted; for he dwelleth on high: he hath filled Zion with justice and righteousness;  

 

 


6

 

  and he shall be the stability of thy times, the riches of salvation, wisdom and knowledge: the fear of Jehovah shall be your treasure.  

 

 


7

 

  Behold, their valiant ones cry without; the messengers of peace weep bitterly.  

 

 


8

 

  The highways are desolate, the wayfaring man ceaseth. He hath broken the covenant, he hath despised the cities, he regardeth no man.  

 

 


9

 

  The land mourneth, it languisheth; Lebanon is ashamed, is withered; the Sharon is become as a desert, and Bashan and Carmel are stripped.  

 

 


10

 

  Now will I arise, saith Jehovah; now will I be exalted, now will I lift up myself.  

 

 


11

 

  Ye shall conceive dry grass, ye shall bring forth stubble: your breath shall devour you [as] fire.  

 

 


12

 

  And the peoples shall be [as] burnings of lime, [as] thorns cut up shall they be burned in the fire.  

 

 


13

 

  Hear, ye that are far off, what I have done; and ye that are near, acknowledge my might.  

 

 


14

 

  The sinners in Zion are afraid; trembling hath surprised the hypocrites: Who among us shall dwell with the consuming fire? who among us shall dwell with everlasting flames?  

 

 


15

 

  -- He that walketh righteously, and speaketh uprightly; he that despiseth the gain of oppressions, that shaketh his hands from taking hold of bribes, that stoppeth his ears from hearing of blood, and shutteth his eyes from seeing evil:  

 

 


16

 

  he shall dwell on high, the fortresses of the rocks shall be his high retreat; bread shall be given him, his water shall be sure.  

 

 


17

 

  Thine eyes shall see the King in his beauty; they shall behold the land that is far off.  

 

 


18

 

  Thy heart shall meditate on terror: Where is the scribe? where is the receiver? where is he that counted the towers?  

 

 


19

 

  Thou shalt no more see the fierce people, a people of a deeper speech than thou canst comprehend, of a stammering tongue that cannot be understood.  

 

 


20

 

  Look upon Zion, the city of our solemnities: thine eyes shall see Jerusalem a quiet habitation, a tent that shall not be removed, the stakes whereof shall never be pulled up, neither shall any of its cords be broken;  

 

 


21

 

  but there Jehovah is unto us glorious, -- a place of rivers, of broad streams: no galley with oars shall go there, neither shall gallant ship pass thereby.  

 

 


22

 

  For Jehovah is our judge, Jehovah, our lawgiver, Jehovah, our king: he will save us.  

 

 


23

 

  Thy tacklings are loosed; they strengthen not the socket of their mast, they cannot spread the sail: then is the prey of a great spoil divided; the lame take the prey.  

 

 


24

 

  And the inhabitant shall not say, I am sick: the people that dwell therein shall be forgiven [their] iniquity.  

 

 


Isaiah 34

 

 

 

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