22 Then they will look toward the earth and see only distress and darkness and fearful gloom,(A) and they will be thrust into utter darkness.(B)

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The people walking in darkness(A)
    have seen a great light;(B)
on those living in the land of deep darkness(C)
    a light has dawned.(D)

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So justice is far from us,
    and righteousness does not reach us.
We look for light, but all is darkness;(A)
    for brightness, but we walk in deep shadows.

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See, darkness(A) covers the earth
    and thick darkness(B) is over the peoples,
but the Lord rises upon you
    and his glory appears over you.

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Therefore night will come over you, without visions,
    and darkness, without divination.(A)
The sun will set for the prophets,(B)
    and the day will go dark for them.(C)

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