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Isaiah 9

WEB 1 But there shall be no gloom to her who was in anguish. In the former time he brought into contempt the land of Zebulun and the land of Naphtali; but in the latter time has he made it glorious, by the way of the sea, beyond the Jordan, Galilee of the nations. NIV 1 Nevertheless, there will be no more gloom for those who were in distress. In the past he humbled the land of Zebulun and the land of Naphtali, but in the future he will honor Galilee of the Gentiles, by the way of the sea, along the Jordan-- WEB 2 The people who walked in darkness have seen a great light: those who lived in the land of the shadow of death, on them has the light shined. NIV 2 The people walking in darkness have seen a great light; on those living in the land of the shadow of death a light has dawned. WEB 3 You have multiplied the nation, you have increased their joy: they joy before you according to the joy in harvest, as men rejoice when they divide the spoil. NIV 3 You have enlarged the nation and increased their joy; they rejoice before you as people rejoice at the harvest, as men rejoice when dividing the plunder. WEB 4 For the yoke of his burden, and the staff of his shoulder, the rod of his oppressor, you have broken as in the day of Midian. NIV 4 For as in the day of Midian's defeat, you have shattered the yoke that burdens them, the bar across their shoulders, the rod of their oppressor. WEB 5 For all the armor of the armed man in the tumult, and the garments rolled in blood, shall be for burning, for fuel of fire. NIV 5 Every warrior's boot used in battle and every garment rolled in blood will be destined for burning, will be fuel for the fire. WEB 6 For to us a child is born, to us a son is given; and the government shall be on his shoulder: and his name shall be called Wonderful, Counselor, Mighty God, Everlasting Father, Prince of Peace. NIV 6 For to us a child is born, to us a son is given, and the government will be on his shoulders. And he will be called Wonderful Counselor, Mighty God, Everlasting Father, Prince of Peace. WEB 7 Of the increase of his government and of peace there shall be no end, on the throne of David, and on his kingdom, to establish it, and to uphold it with justice and with righteousness from henceforth even forever. The zeal of Yahweh of Hosts will perform this. NIV 7 Of the increase of his government and peace there will be no end. He will reign on David's throne and over his kingdom, establishing and upholding it with justice and righteousness from that time on and forever. The zeal of the LORD Almighty will accomplish this. WEB 8 The Lord sent a word into Jacob, and it has lighted on Israel. NIV 8 The Lord has sent a message against Jacob; it will fall on Israel. WEB 9 All the people shall know, [even] Ephraim and the inhabitant of Samaria, who say in pride and in arrogance of heart, NIV 9 All the people will know it-- Ephraim and the inhabitants of Samaria-- who say with pride and arrogance of heart, WEB 10 The bricks are fallen, but we will build with hewn stone; the sycamores are cut down, but we will put cedars in their place. NIV 10 "The bricks have fallen down, but we will rebuild with dressed stone; the fig trees have been felled, but we will replace them with cedars." WEB 11 Therefore Yahweh will set up on high against him the adversaries of Rezin, and will stir up his enemies, NIV 11 But the LORD has strengthened Rezin's foes against them and has spurred their enemies on. WEB 12 the Syrians before, and the Philistines behind; and they shall devour Israel with open mouth. For all this his anger is not turned away, but his hand is stretched out still. NIV 12 Arameans from the east and Philistines from the west have devoured Israel with open mouth. Yet for all this, his anger is not turned away, his hand is still upraised. WEB 13 Yet the people have not turned to him who struck them, neither have they sought Yahweh of Hosts. NIV 13 But the people have not returned to him who struck them, nor have they sought the LORD Almighty. WEB 14 Therefore Yahweh will cut off from Israel head and tail, palm-branch and rush, in one day. NIV 14 So the LORD will cut off from Israel both head and tail, both palm branch and reed in a single day; WEB 15 The elder and the honorable man, he is the head; and the prophet who teaches lies, he is the tail. NIV 15 the elders and prominent men are the head, the prophets who teach lies are the tail. WEB 16 For those who lead this people cause them to err; and those who are led of them are destroyed. NIV 16 Those who guide this people mislead them, and those who are guided are led astray. WEB 17 Therefore the Lord will not rejoice over their young men, neither will he have compassion on their fatherless and widows; for everyone is profane and an evil-doer, and every mouth speaks folly. For all this his anger is not turned away, but his hand is stretched out still. NIV 17 Therefore the Lord will take no pleasure in the young men, nor will he pity the fatherless and widows, for everyone is ungodly and wicked, every mouth speaks vileness. Yet for all this, his anger is not turned away, his hand is still upraised. WEB 18 For wickedness burns as the fire; it devours the briers and thorns; yes, it kindles in the thickets of the forest, and they roll upward in a column of smoke. NIV 18 Surely wickedness burns like a fire; it consumes briers and thorns, it sets the forest thickets ablaze, so that it rolls upward in a column of smoke. WEB 19 Through the wrath of Yahweh of hosts is the land burnt up; and the people are as the fuel of fire: no man spares his brother. NIV 19 By the wrath of the LORD Almighty the land will be scorched and the people will be fuel for the fire; no one will spare his brother. WEB 20 One shall snatch on the right hand, and be hungry; and he shall eat on the left hand, and they shall not be satisfied: they shall eat every man the flesh of his own arm: NIV 20 On the right they will devour, but still be hungry; on the left they will eat, but not be satisfied. Each will feed on the flesh of his own offspring: WEB 21 Manasseh, Ephraim; and Ephraim, Manasseh; and they together shall be against Judah. For all this his anger is not turned away, but his hand is stretched out still. NIV 21 Manasseh will feed on Ephraim, and Ephraim on Manasseh; together they will turn against Judah. Yet for all this, his anger is not turned away, his hand is still upraised.