Isaiah 33 NAS

The Judgment of God

1 Woe 1to you, O destroyer, While you were not destroyed; And he 2who is treacherous, while others did not deal treacherously with him. As soon as you finish destroying, 3you will be destroyed; As soon as you cease to deal treacherously, others will 4deal treacherously with you.

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2 O LORD, 5be gracious to us; we have 6waited for You. Be atheir b7strength every morning, Our salvation also in the 8time of distress.

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    • Ɏ 33:2 - Some versions read "our"
    • ɏ 33:2 - Lit "arm"
      3 At the sound of the tumult 9peoples flee; At the 10lifting up of Yourself nations disperse.

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      4 Your spoil is gathered as the caterpillar gathers; As locusts rushing about men rush about on it.
      5 The LORD is 11exalted, for He dwells on high; He has 12filled Zion with justice and righteousness.

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      6 And He will be the c13stability of your times, A 14wealth of salvation, wisdom and 15knowledge; The 16fear of the LORD is his treasure.

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        • ɐ 33:6 - Or "faithfulness"
          7 Behold, their brave men cry in dthe streets, The e17ambassadors of peace weep bitterly.

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            • ɑ 33:7 - Lit "the outside"
            • ɒ 33:7 - Lit "messengers"
              8 The highways are desolate, fthe 18traveler has ceased, He has 19broken the covenant, he has despised the cities, He has no regard for man.

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                • ɓ 33:8 - Lit "he who passes along the way"
                  9 20The land mourns and pines away, 21Lebanon is shamed and withers; 22Sharon is like a desert plain, And Bashan and Carmel glose their foliage.

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                    • ɔ 33:9 - Lit "shake off"
                      10 "Now 23I will arise," says the LORD, "Now I will be exalted, now I will be lifted up.

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                      11 "You have 24conceived hchaff, you will give birth to stubble; iMy 25breath will consume you like a fire.

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                        • ɕ 33:11 - Lit "dry grass"
                        • ɖ 33:11 - So one ancient version; M.T. reads "Your breath will"
                          12 "The peoples will be burned to lime, 26Like cut thorns which are burned in the fire.

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                          13 "You who are far away, 27hear what I have done; And you who are near, jacknowledge My might."

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                          14 28Sinners in Zion are terrified; 29Trembling has seized the godless. "Who among us can live with 30the consuming fire? Who among us can live with kcontinual 31burning?"

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                            • ɘ 33:14 - Lit "everlasting"
                              15 He who 32walks righteously and speaks with sincerity, He who rejects lunjust gain And shakes his hands so that they hold no bribe; He who stops his ears from hearing about bloodshed And 33shuts his eyes from looking upon evil;

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                                • ə 33:15 - Lit "gain of extortioners"
                                  16 He will dwell on the heights, 34His refuge will be the mimpregnable rock; 35His bread will be given him, His water will be sure.

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                                    • ɚ 33:16 - Lit "stronghold of rock"
                                      17 Your eyes will see 36the King in His beauty; They will behold 37a far-distant land.

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                                      18 Your heart will meditate on 38terror: "Where is 39he who counts? Where is he who weighs? Where is he who counts the towers?"

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                                      19 You will no longer see a fierce people, A people of n40unintelligible speech owhich no one comprehends, Of a stammering tongue pwhich no one understands.

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                                        • ɛ 33:19 - Lit "deepness of lip"
                                        • ɜ 33:19 - Lit "from hearing"
                                        • ɝ 33:19 - Lit "there is no understanding"
                                          20 41Look upon Zion, the city of our appointed feasts; Your eyes will see Jerusalem, an 42undisturbed habitation, 43A tent which will not be folded; Its stakes will never be pulled up, Nor any of its cords be torn apart.

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                                          21 But there the majestic One, the LORD, will be for us A place of 44rivers and wide canals On which no boat with oars will go, And on which no mighty ship will pass -

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                                          22 For the LORD is our 45judge, The LORD is 46our lawgiver, The LORD is 47our king; 48He will save us-

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                                          23 Your tackle hangs slack; It cannot hold the base of its mast firmly, Nor spread out the sail. Then the 49prey of an abundant spoil will be divided; 50The lame will take the plunder.

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                                          24 And no resident will say, "I am 51sick "; The people who dwell qthere will be 52forgiven their iniquity.

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