In that day1the LORD will punisha2Leviathan the fleeingserpent, With His fierce and great and mightysword, EvenbLeviathan the twistedserpent; And 3He will kill the dragonwho lives in the sea.
In that day, "A c4vineyard of wine, sing of it!
"I, the LORD, am its keeper; 5I water it every moment. So that no one will ddamage it, I 6guard it night and day.
"I havenowrath. Should esomeonegive Me 7briars and thorns in battle, Then I would step on them, 8I would burn them fcompletely.
5"Or let him g9rely on My protection, Let him makepeace with Me, Let him 10makepeace with Me."
6hIn the days to comeJacob11will takeroot, Israel will 12blossom and sprout, And they will fill the iwholeworld with 13fruit.
Like the striking of Him who has struck them, has 14He struck them? Or like the slaughter of His slain, jhave they been slain?
You contended with them kby banishing them, by 15driving them away. With His fiercewind He has expelled them on the day of the 16eastwind.
9Therefore through thisJacob'siniquity will be 17forgiven; And this will be lthe fullprice of the m18pardoning of his sin: When he makesall the 19altarstones like pulverizedchalkstones; When nAsherim and incensealtars will not stand.
For the fortifiedcity is 20isolated, A ohomesteadforlorn and forsaken like the desert; 21There the calf will graze, And there it will liedown and pfeed on its branches.
When its 22limbs are dry, they are broken off; Womencome and make a fire with them, For they are not a people of 23discernment, Therefore24their Maker25will not havecompassion on them. And their Creator will not be gracious to them.
In that day the LORD26will start His threshing from the flowingstream of the 27Euphrates to the brook of Egypt, and you will be 28gathered up one by one, O sons of Israel.
It will come about also in that day that a great29trumpet will be blown, and those who were perishing in the land of 30Assyria and who were scattered in the land of Egypt will come and 31worship the LORD in the holymountain at Jerusalem.