Isaiah 26:5-11 NIV

5 He humbles those who dwell on high, he lays the lofty city low; he levels it to the ground1 and casts it down to the dust.2

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6 Feet trample3 it down-- the feet of the oppressed,4 the footsteps of the poor.5

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7 The path of the righteous is level;6 O upright One,7 you make the way of the righteous smooth.8

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8 Yes, LORD, walking in the way of your laws,a9 we wait10 for you; your name11 and renown are the desire of our hearts.

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    • a 26:8 - Or "judgments"
      9 My soul yearns for you in the night;12 in the morning my spirit longs13 for you. When your judgments14 come upon the earth, the people of the world learn righteousness.15

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      10 Though grace is shown to the wicked,16 they do not learn righteousness; even in a land of uprightness they go on doing evil17 and regard18 not the majesty of the LORD.

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      11 O LORD, your hand is lifted high,19 but they do not see20 it. Let them see your zeal21 for your people and be put to shame;22 let the fire23 reserved for your enemies consume them.

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