Isaiah 65:12-22 NIV

12 I will destine you for the sword,1 and you will all bend down for the slaughter;2 for I called but you did not answer,3 I spoke but you did not listen.4 You did evil in my sight and chose what displeases me."5

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13 Therefore this is what the Sovereign LORD says: "My servants will eat,6 but you will go hungry;7 my servants will drink,8 but you will go thirsty;9 my servants will rejoice,10 but you will be put to shame.11

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14 My servants will sing12 out of the joy of their hearts, but you will cry out13 from anguish of heart and wail in brokenness of spirit.

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15 You will leave your name to my chosen ones as a curse;14 the Sovereign LORD will put you to death, but to his servants he will give another name.15

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16 Whoever invokes a blessing16 in the land will do so by the God of truth;17 he who takes an oath in the land will swear18 by the God of truth. For the past troubles19 will be forgotten and hidden from my eyes.

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New Heavens and a New Earth

17 "Behold, I will create new heavens and a new earth.20 The former things will not be remembered,21 nor will they come to mind.

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18 But be glad and rejoice22 forever in what I will create, for I will create Jerusalem23 to be a delight and its people a joy.

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19 I will rejoice24 over Jerusalem and take delight25 in my people; the sound of weeping and of crying26 will be heard in it no more.

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20 "Never again will there be in it an infant27 who lives but a few days, or an old man who does not live out his years;28 he who dies at a hundred will be thought a mere youth; he who fails to reacha a hundred will be considered accursed.

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    • a 65:20 - Or / "the sinner who reaches"
      21 They will build houses29 and dwell in them; they will plant vineyards and eat their fruit.30

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      22 No longer will they build houses and others live in them,31 or plant and others eat. For as the days of a tree,32 so will be the days33 of my people; my chosen34 ones will long enjoy the works of their hands.

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