Isaiah 24:16-23 RSV/NIV - Online Parallel Bible

 
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16 From the ends of the earth we hear songs of praise, of glory to the Righteous One. But I say, "I pine away, I pine away. Woe is me! For the treacherous deal treacherously, the treacherous deal very treacherously." 16 From the ends of the earth we hear singing: "Glory to the Righteous One." But I said, "I waste away, I waste away! Woe to me! The treacherous betray! With treachery the treacherous betray!"
17 Terror, and the pit, and the snare are upon you, O inhabitant of the earth! 17 Terror and pit and snare await you, O people of the earth.
18 He who flees at the sound of the terror shall fall into the pit; and he who climbs out of the pit shall be caught in the snare. For the windows of heaven are opened, and the foundations of the earth tremble. 18 Whoever flees at the sound of terror will fall into a pit; whoever climbs out of the pit will be caught in a snare. The floodgates of the heavens are opened, the foundations of the earth shake.
19 The earth is utterly broken, the earth is rent asunder, the earth is violently shaken. 19 The earth is broken up, the earth is split asunder, the earth is thoroughly shaken.
20 The earth staggers like a drunken man, it sways like a hut; its transgression lies heavy upon it, and it falls, and will not rise again. 20 The earth reels like a drunkard, it sways like a hut in the wind; so heavy upon it is the guilt of its rebellion that it falls--never to rise again.
21 On that day the LORD will punish the host of heaven, in heaven, and the kings of the earth, on the earth. 21 In that day the LORD will punish the powers in the heavens above and the kings on the earth below.
22 They will be gathered together as prisoners in a pit; they will be shut up in a prison, and after many days they will be punished. 22 They will be herded together like prisoners bound in a dungeon; they will be shut up in prison and be punished after many days.
23 Then the moon will be confounded, and the sun ashamed; for the LORD of hosts will reign on Mount Zion and in Jerusalem and before his elders he will manifest his glory. 23 The moon will be abashed, the sun ashamed; for the LORD Almighty will reign on Mount Zion and in Jerusalem, and before its elders, gloriously.