17 Abraham fell facedown;(A) he laughed(B) and said to himself, “Will a son be born to a man a hundred years old?(C) Will Sarah bear a child at the age of ninety?”(D)

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21 He will yet fill your mouth with laughter(A)
    and your lips with shouts of joy.(B)

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Our mouths were filled with laughter,(A)
    our tongues with songs of joy.(B)
Then it was said among the nations,
    “The Lord has done great things(C) for them.”

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Shout aloud and sing for joy,(A) people of Zion,
    for great(B) is the Holy One of Israel(C) among you.(D)

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it will burst into bloom;
    it will rejoice greatly and shout for joy.(A)
The glory of Lebanon(B) will be given to it,
    the splendor of Carmel(C) and Sharon;(D)
they will see the glory(E) of the Lord,
    the splendor of our God.(F)

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23 Sing for joy,(A) you heavens, for the Lord has done this;
    shout aloud, you earth(B) beneath.
Burst into song, you mountains,(C)
    you forests and all your trees,(D)
for the Lord has redeemed(E) Jacob,
    he displays his glory(F) in Israel.

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Burst into songs of joy(A) together,
    you ruins(B) of Jerusalem,
for the Lord has comforted(C) his people,
    he has redeemed Jerusalem.(D)

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The Future Glory of Zion

54 “Sing, barren woman,(A)
    you who never bore a child;
burst into song, shout for joy,(B)
    you who were never in labor;(C)
because more are the children(D) of the desolate(E) woman
    than of her who has a husband,(F)
says the Lord.

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