Isaiah 66:18-23 NIV

18 "And I, because of their actions and their imaginations,1 am about to comea and gather all nations2 and tongues, and they will come and see my glory.3

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    • b 66:18 - The meaning of the Hebrew for this clause is uncertain.
      19 "I will set a sign4 among them, and I will send some of those who survive5 to the nations--to Tarshish,6 to the Libyansb and Lydians7 (famous as archers), to Tubal8 and Greece,9 and to the distant islands10 that have not heard of my fame or seen my glory.11 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 bring12 all your brothers, from all the nations, to my holy mountain13 in Jerusalem as an offering to the LORD--on horses, in chariots and wagons, and on mules and camels,"14 says the LORD. "They will bring them, as the Israelites bring their grain offerings, to the temple of the LORD in ceremonially clean vessels.15

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          21 And I will select some of them also to be priests16 and Levites," says the LORD.

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          22 "As the new heavens and the new earth17 that I make will endure before me," declares the LORD, "so will your name and descendants endure.18

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          23 From one New Moon to another and from one Sabbath19 to another, all mankind will come and bow down20 before me," says the LORD.

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