Isaiah 26:6-16 NIV

6 Feet trample1 it down-- the feet of the oppressed,2 the footsteps of the poor.3

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7 The path of the righteous is level;4 O upright One,5 you make the way of the righteous smooth.6

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8 Yes, LORD, walking in the way of your laws,a7 we wait8 for you; your name9 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;10 in the morning my spirit longs11 for you. When your judgments12 come upon the earth, the people of the world learn righteousness.13

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      10 Though grace is shown to the wicked,14 they do not learn righteousness; even in a land of uprightness they go on doing evil15 and regard16 not the majesty of the LORD.

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      11 O LORD, your hand is lifted high,17 but they do not see18 it. Let them see your zeal19 for your people and be put to shame;20 let the fire21 reserved for your enemies consume them.

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      12 LORD, you establish peace22 for us; all that we have accomplished you have done23 for us.

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      13 O LORD, our God, other lords24 besides you have ruled over us, but your name25 alone do we honor.26

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      14 They are now dead,27 they live no more; those departed spirits28 do not rise. You punished them and brought them to ruin;29 you wiped out all memory of them.30

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      15 You have enlarged the nation, O LORD; you have enlarged the nation.31 You have gained glory for yourself; you have extended all the borders32 of the land.

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      16 LORD, they came to you in their distress;33 when you disciplined34 them, they could barely whisper35 a prayer.b

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        • b 26:16 - The meaning of the Hebrew for this clause is uncertain.