24 They will say of me, ‘In the Lord alone
    are deliverance(A) and strength.(B)’”
All who have raged against him
    will come to him and be put to shame.(C)

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11 Faithfulness springs forth from the earth,
    and righteousness(A) looks down from heaven.

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“Who has stirred(A) up one from the east,(B)
    calling him in righteousness(C) to his service[a]?(D)
He hands nations over to him
    and subdues kings before him.
He turns them to dust(E) with his sword,
    to windblown chaff(F) with his bow.(G)

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Footnotes

  1. Isaiah 41:2 Or east, / whom victory meets at every step
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13 I am bringing my righteousness(A) near,
    it is not far away;
    and my salvation(B) will not be delayed.
I will grant salvation to Zion,(C)
    my splendor(D) to Israel.

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18 If only you had paid attention(A) to my commands,
    your peace(B) would have been like a river,(C)
    your well-being(D) like the waves of the sea.

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21 Then all your people will be righteous(A)
    and they will possess(B) the land forever.
They are the shoot I have planted,(C)
    the work of my hands,(D)
    for the display of my splendor.(E)

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10 I delight greatly in the Lord;
    my soul rejoices(A) in my God.
For he has clothed me with garments of salvation
    and arrayed me in a robe of his righteousness,(B)
as a bridegroom adorns his head(C) like a priest,
    and as a bride(D) adorns herself with her jewels.

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11 For as the soil makes the sprout come up
    and a garden(A) causes seeds to grow,
so the Sovereign Lord will make righteousness(B)
    and praise spring up before all nations.

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Zion’s New Name

62 For Zion’s sake I will not keep silent,(A)
    for Jerusalem’s sake I will not remain quiet,
till her vindication(B) shines out like the dawn,(C)
    her salvation(D) like a blazing torch.

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12 Sow(A) righteousness(B) for yourselves,
    reap the fruit of unfailing love,
and break up your unplowed ground;(C)
    for it is time to seek(D) the Lord,
until he comes
    and showers his righteousness(E) on you.

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23 Be glad, people of Zion,
    rejoice(A) in the Lord your God,
for he has given you the autumn rains
    because he is faithful.(B)
He sends you abundant showers,(C)
    both autumn(D) and spring rains,(E) as before.

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24 But let justice(A) roll on like a river,
    righteousness(B) like a never-failing stream!(C)

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But for you who revere my name,(A) the sun of righteousness(B) will rise with healing(C) in its rays. And you will go out and frolic(D) like well-fed calves.

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