Isaiah 59:11-21 NIV

11 We all growl like bears; we moan mournfully like doves. We look for justice, but find none; for deliverance, but it is far away.

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12 For our offenses are many in your sight, and our sins testify against us. Our offenses are ever with us, and we acknowledge our iniquities:

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13 rebellion and treachery against the LORD, turning our backs on our God, inciting revolt and oppression, uttering lies our hearts have conceived.

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14 So justice is driven back, and righteousness stands at a distance; truth has stumbled in the streets, honesty cannot enter.

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15 Truth is nowhere to be found, and whoever shuns evil becomes a prey. The LORD looked and was displeased that there was no justice.

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16 He saw that there was no one, he was appalled that there was no one to intervene; so his own arm achieved salvation for him, and his own righteousness sustained him.

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17 He put on righteousness as his breastplate, and the helmet of salvation on his head; he put on the garments of vengeance and wrapped himself in zeal as in a cloak.

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18 According to what they have done, so will he repay wrath to his enemies and retribution to his foes; he will repay the islands their due.

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19 From the west, people will fear the name of the LORD, and from the rising of the sun, they will revere his glory. For he will come like a pent-up flood that the breath of the LORD drives along.a

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    • Ð 59:19 - Or "When enemies come in like a flood," / "the Spirit of the " Lord"will put them to flight"
      20 “The Redeemer will come to Zion, to those in Jacob who repent of their sins,” declares the LORD.

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      21 “As for me, this is my covenant with them,” says the LORD. “My Spirit, who is on you, will not depart from you, and my words that I have put in your mouth will always be on your lips, on the lips of your children and on the lips of their descendants—from this time on and forever,” says the LORD.

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