18 For I know their works and their thoughts: it shall come, that I will gather all nations and tongues; and they shall come, and see my glory.

19 And I will set a sign among them, and I will send those that escape of them unto the nations, to Tarshish, Pul, and Lud, that draw the bow, to Tubal, and Javan, to the isles afar off, that have not heard my fame, neither have seen my glory; and they shall declare my glory among the Gentiles.

20 And they shall bring all your brethren for an offering unto the Lord out of all nations upon horses, and in chariots, and in litters, and upon mules, and upon swift beasts, to my holy mountain Jerusalem, saith the Lord, as the children of Israel bring an offering in a clean vessel into the house of the Lord.

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18 “And I, because of what they have planned and done,(A) am about to come[a] and gather the people of all nations(B) and languages, and they will come and see my glory.(C)

19 “I will set a sign(D) among them, and I will send some of those who survive(E) to the nations—to Tarshish,(F) to the Libyans[b] and Lydians(G) (famous as archers), to Tubal(H) and Greece,(I) and to the distant islands(J) that have not heard of my fame or seen my glory.(K) They will proclaim my glory among the nations. 20 And they will bring(L) all your people, from all the nations, to my holy mountain(M) in Jerusalem as an offering to the Lord—on horses, in chariots and wagons, and on mules and camels,”(N) says the Lord. “They will bring them, as the Israelites bring their grain offerings, to the temple of the Lord in ceremonially clean vessels.(O)

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Footnotes

  1. Isaiah 66:18 The meaning of the Hebrew for this clause is uncertain.
  2. Isaiah 66:19 Some Septuagint manuscripts Put (Libyans); Hebrew Pul

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