Isaiah 66:14-24 NIV

14 When you see this, your heart will rejoice1 and you will flourish2 like grass; the hand3 of the LORD will be made known to his servants,4 but his fury5 will be shown to his foes.

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15 See, the LORD is coming with fire,6 and his chariots7 are like a whirlwind;8 he will bring down his anger with fury, and his rebuke9 with flames of fire.

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16 For with fire10 and with his sword11 the LORD will execute judgment12 upon all men, and many will be those slain13 by the LORD.

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17 "Those who consecrate and purify themselves to go into the gardens,14 following the one in the midst ofa those who eat the flesh of pigs15 and rats16 and other abominable things--they will meet their end17 together," declares the LORD.

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    • a 66:17 - Or "gardens behind one of your temples, and"
      18 "And I, because of their actions and their imaginations,18 am about to comeb and gather all nations19 and tongues, and they will come and see my glory.20

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        • b 66:18 - The meaning of the Hebrew for this clause is uncertain.
          19 "I will set a sign21 among them, and I will send some of those who survive22 to the nations--to Tarshish,23 to the Libyansc and Lydians24 (famous as archers), to Tubal25 and Greece,26 and to the distant islands27 that have not heard of my fame or seen my glory.28 They will proclaim my glory among the nations.

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            • c 66:19 - Some Septuagint manuscripts "Put" (Libyans); Hebrew "Pul"
              20 And they will bring29 all your brothers, from all the nations, to my holy mountain30 in Jerusalem as an offering to the LORD--on horses, in chariots and wagons, and on mules and camels,"31 says the LORD. "They will bring them, as the Israelites bring their grain offerings, to the temple of the LORD in ceremonially clean vessels.32

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              21 And I will select some of them also to be priests33 and Levites," says the LORD.

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              22 "As the new heavens and the new earth34 that I make will endure before me," declares the LORD, "so will your name and descendants endure.35

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              23 From one New Moon to another and from one Sabbath36 to another, all mankind will come and bow down37 before me," says the LORD.

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              24 "And they will go out and look upon the dead bodies38 of those who rebelled39 against me; their worm40 will not die, nor will their fire be quenched,41 and they will be loathsome to all mankind."

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