Isaiah 49:20-26 NIV

20 The children born during your bereavement will yet say in your hearing, 'This place is too small for us; give us more space to live in.'1

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21 Then you will say in your heart, 'Who bore me these?2 I was bereaved3 and barren; I was exiled and rejected.4 Who brought these5 up? I was left6 all alone,7 but these--where have they come from?' "

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22 This is what the Sovereign LORD 8 says: "See, I will beckon to the Gentiles, I will lift up my banner9 to the peoples; they will bring10 your sons in their arms and carry your daughters on their shoulders.11

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23 Kings12 will be your foster fathers, and their queens your nursing mothers.13 They will bow down14 before you with their faces to the ground; they will lick the dust15 at your feet. Then you will know that I am the LORD;16 those who hope17 in me will not be disappointed.18"

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24 Can plunder be taken from warriors,19 or captives rescued from the fiercea ?

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    • b 49:24 - Dead Sea Scrolls, Vulgate and Syriac (see also Septuagint and verse 25); Masoretic Text "righteous"
      25 But this is what the LORD says: "Yes, captives20 will be taken from warriors,21 and plunder retrieved from the fierce;22 I will contend with those who contend with you,2324 and your children I will save.25

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      26 I will make your oppressors26 eat27 their own flesh; they will be drunk on their own blood,28 as with wine. Then all mankind will know29 that I, the LORD, am your Savior,30 your Redeemer,31 the Mighty One of Jacob.32"

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