Isaiah 51:14-23 NIV

14 The cowering prisoners will soon be set free;1 they will not die in their dungeon, nor will they lack bread.2

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15 For I am the LORD your God, who churns up the sea3 so that its waves roar4-- the LORD Almighty5 is his name.

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16 I have put my words in your mouth6 and covered you with the shadow of my hand7-- I who set the heavens in place, who laid the foundations of the earth,8 and who say to Zion, 'You are my people.9' "

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The Cup of the LORD's Wrath

17 Awake, awake!10 Rise up, O Jerusalem, you who have drunk from the hand of the LORD the cup11 of his wrath,12 you who have drained to its dregs13 the goblet that makes men stagger.14

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      18 Of all the sons15 she bore there was none to guide her;16 of all the sons she reared there was none to take her by the hand.17

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      19 These double calamities18 have come upon you-- who can comfort you?19-- ruin and destruction,20 famine21 and sword22-- who cana console you?

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        • a 51:19 - Dead Sea Scrolls, Septuagint, Vulgate and Syriac; Masoretic Text "/ how can I"
          20 Your sons have fainted; they lie at the head of every street,23 like antelope caught in a net.24 They are filled with the wrath25 of the LORD and the rebuke26 of your God.

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          21 Therefore hear this, you afflicted27 one, made drunk,28 but not with wine.

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          22 This is what your Sovereign LORD says, your God, who defends29 his people: "See, I have taken out of your hand the cup30 that made you stagger; from that cup, the goblet of my wrath, you will never drink again.

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          23 I will put it into the hands of your tormentors,31 who said to you, 'Fall prostrate32 that we may walk33 over you.' And you made your back like the ground, like a street to be walked over."34

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