Righteousness will be his belt1 and faithfulness2 the sash around his waist.36
The wolf will live with the lamb,4 the leopard will lie down with the goat, the calf and the lion and the yearlinga together; and a little child will lead them.
The cow will feed with the bear, their young will lie down together, and the lion will eat straw like the ox.58
The infant6 will play near the hole of the cobra, and the young child put his hand into the viper's7 nest.
They will neither harm nor destroy8 on all my holy mountain,9 for the earth10 will be full of the knowledge11 of the LORD as the waters cover the sea.
In that day12 the Root of Jesse13 will stand as a banner14 for the peoples; the nations15 will rally to him,16 and his place of rest17 will be glorious.1811
In that day19 the Lord will reach out his hand a second time to reclaim the remnant20 that is left of his people from Assyria,21 from Lower Egypt, from Upper Egypt,b22 from Cush,c23 from Elam,24 from Babylonia,d from Hamath25 and from the islands26 of the sea.2712
He will raise a banner28 for the nations and gather29 the exiles of Israel;30 he will assemble the scattered people31 of Judah from the four quarters of the earth.3213
Ephraim's jealousy will vanish, and Judah's enemiese will be cut off; Ephraim will not be jealous of Judah, nor Judah hostile toward Ephraim.3314
They will swoop down on the slopes of Philistia34 to the west; together they will plunder the people to the east.35 They will lay hands on Edom36 and Moab,37 and the Ammonites38 will be subject to them.3915
The LORD will dry up40 the gulf of the Egyptian sea; with a scorching wind41 he will sweep his hand42 over the Euphrates River.f43 He will break it up into seven streams so that men can cross over in sandals.44