And foreigners(A) who bind themselves to the Lord
    to minister(B) to him,
to love the name(C) of the Lord,
    and to be his servants,
all who keep the Sabbath(D) without desecrating it
    and who hold fast to my covenant—
these I will bring to my holy mountain(E)
    and give them joy in my house of prayer.
Their burnt offerings and sacrifices(F)
    will be accepted on my altar;
for my house will be called
    a house of prayer for all nations.(G)(H)
The Sovereign Lord declares—
    he who gathers the exiles of Israel:
“I will gather(I) still others to them
    besides those already gathered.”

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17 Why, Lord, do you make us wander(A) from your ways
    and harden our hearts(B) so we do not revere(C) you?
Return(D) for the sake of your servants,
    the tribes that are your inheritance.(E)

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This is what the Lord says:

“As when juice is still found in a cluster of grapes(A)
    and people say, ‘Don’t destroy it,
    there is still a blessing in it,’
so will I do in behalf of my servants;(B)
    I will not destroy them all.

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I will bring forth descendants(A) from Jacob,
    and from Judah those who will possess(B) my mountains;
my chosen(C) people will inherit them,
    and there will my servants live.(D)

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13 Therefore this is what the Sovereign Lord says:

“My servants will eat,(A)
    but you will go hungry;(B)
my servants will drink,(C)
    but you will go thirsty;(D)
my servants will rejoice,(E)
    but you will be put to shame.(F)
14 My servants will sing(G)
    out of the joy of their hearts,
but you will cry out(H)
    from anguish of heart
    and wail in brokenness of spirit.
15 You will leave your name
    for my chosen ones to use in their curses;(I)
the Sovereign Lord will put you to death,
    but to his servants he will give another name.(J)

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14 When you see this, your heart will rejoice(A)
    and you will flourish(B) like grass;
the hand(C) of the Lord will be made known to his servants,(D)
    but his fury(E) will be shown to his foes.

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