18 “‘Follow my decrees and be careful to obey my laws,(A) and you will live safely in the land.(B)

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18 Wherefore ye shall do my statutes, and keep my judgments, and do them; and ye shall dwell in the land in safety.

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The wolf will live with the lamb,(A)
    the leopard will lie down with the goat,
the calf and the lion and the yearling[a] together;
    and a little child will lead them.
The cow will feed with the bear,
    their young will lie down together,
    and the lion will eat straw like the ox.(B)
The infant(C) will play near the cobra’s den,
    and the young child will put its hand into the viper’s(D) nest.
They will neither harm nor destroy(E)
    on all my holy mountain,(F)
for the earth(G) will be filled with the knowledge(H) of the Lord
    as the waters cover the sea.

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Footnotes

  1. Isaiah 11:6 Hebrew; Septuagint lion will feed
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The wolf also shall dwell with the lamb, and the leopard shall lie down with the kid; and the calf and the young lion and the fatling together; and a little child shall lead them.

And the cow and the bear shall feed; their young ones shall lie down together: and the lion shall eat straw like the ox.

And the sucking child shall play on the hole of the asp, and the weaned child shall put his hand on the cockatrice' den.

They shall not hurt nor destroy in all my holy mountain: for the earth shall be full of the knowledge of the Lord, as the waters cover the sea.

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18 In that day I will make a covenant for them
    with the beasts of the field, the birds in the sky
    and the creatures that move along the ground.(A)
Bow and sword and battle
    I will abolish(B) from the land,
    so that all may lie down in safety.(C)

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18 And in that day will I make a covenant for them with the beasts of the field and with the fowls of heaven, and with the creeping things of the ground: and I will break the bow and the sword and the battle out of the earth, and will make them to lie down safely.

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