15 Therefore in the east(A) give glory(B) to the Lord;
    exalt(C) the name(D) of the Lord, the God of Israel,
    in the islands(E) of the sea.

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The Helper of Israel

41 “Be silent(A) before me, you islands!(B)
    Let the nations renew their strength!(C)
Let them come forward(D) and speak;
    let us meet together(E) at the place of judgment.

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The islands(A) have seen it and fear;
    the ends of the earth(B) tremble.
They approach and come forward;

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    he will not falter or be discouraged
till he establishes justice(A) on earth.
    In his teaching(B) the islands(C) will put their hope.”(D)

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Song of Praise to the Lord

10 Sing(A) to the Lord a new song,(B)
    his praise(C) from the ends of the earth,(D)
you who go down to the sea, and all that is in it,(E)
    you islands,(F) and all who live in them.

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12 Let them give glory(A) to the Lord
    and proclaim his praise(B) in the islands.(C)

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The Servant of the Lord

49 Listen(A) to me, you islands;(B)
    hear this, you distant nations:
Before I was born(C) the Lord called(D) me;
    from my mother’s womb he has spoken my name.(E)

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My righteousness draws near speedily,
    my salvation(A) is on the way,(B)
    and my arm(C) will bring justice to the nations.
The islands(D) will look to me
    and wait in hope(E) for my arm.

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18 According to what they have done,
    so will he repay(A)
wrath to his enemies
    and retribution to his foes;
    he will repay the islands(B) their due.

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Surely the islands(A) look to me;
    in the lead are the ships of Tarshish,[a](B)
bringing(C) your children from afar,
    with their silver and gold,(D)
to the honor(E) of the Lord your God,
    the Holy One(F) of Israel,
    for he has endowed you with splendor.(G)

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  1. Isaiah 60:9 Or the trading ships
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19 “I will set a sign(A) among them, and I will send some of those who survive(B) to the nations—to Tarshish,(C) to the Libyans[a] and Lydians(D) (famous as archers), to Tubal(E) and Greece,(F) and to the distant islands(G) that have not heard of my fame or seen my glory.(H) They will proclaim my glory among the nations.

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  1. Isaiah 66:19 Some Septuagint manuscripts Put (Libyans); Hebrew Pul
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