Isaiah 9:2-6 NIV

2 The people walking in darkness1 have seen a great light;2 on those living in the land of the shadow of deatha3 a light has dawned.4

References for Isaiah 9:2

    • a 9:2 - Or "land of darkness"
      3 You have enlarged the nation5 and increased their joy;6 they rejoice before you as people rejoice at the harvest, as men rejoice when dividing the plunder.7

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      4 For as in the day of Midian's defeat,8 you have shattered9 the yoke10 that burdens them, the bar across their shoulders,11 the rod of their oppressor.12

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      5 Every warrior's boot used in battle and every garment rolled in blood will be destined for burning,13 will be fuel for the fire.

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      6 For to us a child is born,14 to us a son is given,15 and the government16 will be on his shoulders.17 And he will be called Wonderful Counselor,b18 Mighty God,19 Everlasting20 Father,21 Prince of Peace.22

      References for Isaiah 9:6

        • b 9:6 - Or "Wonderful, Counselor"