Isaiah 49:23-26 NIV

23 Kings1 will be your foster fathers, and their queens your nursing mothers.2 They will bow down3 before you with their faces to the ground; they will lick the dust4 at your feet. Then you will know that I am the LORD;5 those who hope6 in me will not be disappointed.7"

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24 Can plunder be taken from warriors,8 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, captives9 will be taken from warriors,10 and plunder retrieved from the fierce;11 I will contend with those who contend with you,1213 and your children I will save.14

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      26 I will make your oppressors15 eat16 their own flesh; they will be drunk on their own blood,17 as with wine. Then all mankind will know18 that I, the LORD, am your Savior,19 your Redeemer,20 the Mighty One of Jacob.21"

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