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Therefore thus saith the Lord GOD of hosts, O my people that dwellest in Zion, be not afraid of the Assyrian: he shall smite thee with a rod, and shall lift up his staff against thee, after the manner of Egypt.
O my people
And it shall come to pass - He that is left in Zion! And he that remaineth in Jerusalem, Shall be called, holy, - Everyone written unto life in Jerusalem.
Make shrill thy voice and sing out thou inhabitress of Zion, - That great in the midst of thee, is the Holy One of Israel.
For, a people, In Zion, shall dwell, In Jerusalem, - As for weeping, thou shalt not weep! As for favour, he will grant thee favour, at the sound of thine outcry, - As soon as he heareth, he hath answered thee!
I have brought near my righteousness. It shall not be far away, And my deliverance, shall not linger, - But I will give In Zion, deliverance, To Israel, my glory.
To appoint unto the mourners of Zion - To give unto them A chaplet instead of ashes, The oil of joy instead of mourning, The mantle of praise instead of the spirit of dejection, - So shall they be called The oaks of righteousness, The plantation of Yahweh: That he may get himself glory
But ye have approached - unto Zion's mountain, and unto the city of a Living God, a heavenly Jerusalem, - and unto myriads of messengers,
Be not afraid
Ye shall not say - A confederacy! of everything of which this people may say. A confederacy! And their fear, shall ye not fear or regard as awful:
Terror-stricken in Zion, - are sinners, Shuddering hath seized the impious, - Who among us can sojourn with a fire that devoureth? Who among us can sojourn with burnings age-abiding?
Say to the hurried in heart, Be strong, Do not fear, - Lo! your God, with avenging, doth come, With the recompence of God, He, doth come to save you.
And Isaiah said unto them, Thus, shall ye, surely say, unto your lord, - Thus, saith Yahweh - Be not thou afraid because of the words which thou hast heard, wherewith the servants of the king of Assyria have reviled, Me.
Alas! for Assyria, the rod of mine anger, - Yea, the very staff in their hand, is, my displeasure:
For, the yoke of their burden, The cross-bar of their shoulder, The goad of their driver, Hast thou broken, as in the day of Midian.
Do not rejoice, Philistia, any of thee, In that the rod of him that smote thee, is broken, - For, out of the root of the serpent, shall come forth, a viper, And his fruit be a fiery dragon that flieth.
Was it, with the smiting of his smiter, that he smote him? Or as with the slaying of his slayer, was he slain?
And shall lift up his staff against thee
Come on! let us shew ourselves wise with regard to them, lest they so multiply that it shall come to pass when war befalleth us, that they also, shall join themselves unto them who hate us, and shall make war upon us. and then go up out of the land.
So the Egyptians pursued them and overtook them, encamping by the sea - all the horses and chariots of Pharaoh, and his horsemen, and his forces, - by Pi-hahiroth, before Baal-zephon.
Thy right hand, O Yahweh is splendid in power, - Thy right hand, O Yahweh dasheth in pieces a foe;