27 I myself will see him
    with my own eyes(A)—I, and not another.
    How my heart yearns(B) within me!

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17 “Yet how often is the lamp of the wicked snuffed out?(A)
    How often does calamity(B) come upon them,
    the fate God allots in his anger?(C)

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“Dominion and awe belong to God;(A)
    he establishes order in the heights of heaven.(B)

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13 “Here is the fate God allots to the wicked,
    the heritage a ruthless man receives from the Almighty:(A)

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For what is our lot(A) from God above,
    our heritage from the Almighty on high?(B)

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Who is like the Lord our God,(A)
    the One who sits enthroned(B) on high,(C)

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The Lord is exalted,(A) for he dwells on high;(B)
    he will fill Zion with his justice(C) and righteousness.(D)

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15 For this is what the high and exalted(A) One says—
    he who lives forever,(B) whose name is holy:
“I live in a high(C) and holy place,
    but also with the one who is contrite(D) and lowly in spirit,(E)
to revive the spirit of the lowly
    and to revive the heart of the contrite.(F)

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Your fasting ends in quarreling and strife,(A)
    and in striking each other with wicked fists.
You cannot fast as you do today
    and expect your voice to be heard(B) on high.

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Judgment and Hope

66 This is what the Lord says:

“Heaven is my throne,(A)
    and the earth is my footstool.(B)
Where is the house(C) you will build for me?
    Where will my resting place be?

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10 “Blessed is the coming kingdom of our father David!”

“Hosanna in the highest heaven!”(A)

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