Isaiah 8:16-22 NIV

16 Bind up the testimony1 and seal2 up the law among my disciples.

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17 I will wait3 for the LORD, who is hiding4 his face from the house of Jacob. I will put my trust in him.5

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18 Here am I, and the children the LORD has given me.6 We are signs7 and symbols8 in Israel from the LORD Almighty, who dwells on Mount Zion.9

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19 When men tell you to consult10 mediums and spiritists,11 who whisper and mutter,12 should not a people inquire13 of their God? Why consult the dead on behalf of the living?

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20 To the law14 and to the testimony!15 If they do not speak according to this word, they have no light16 of dawn.

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21 Distressed and hungry,17 they will roam through the land;18 when they are famished, they will become enraged and, looking upward, will curse19 their king and their God.

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22 Then they will look toward the earth and see only distress and darkness and fearful gloom,20 and they will be thrust into utter darkness.21

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