Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
From the uttermost part of the earth have we heard songs, even glory to the righteous. But I said, My leanness, my leanness, woe unto me! the treacherous dealers have dealt treacherously; yea, the treacherous dealers have dealt very treacherously.
You have made the nation larger, O Lord, you have made the nation larger and revealed your splendor, you have extended all the borders of the land.
Turn to me so you can be delivered, all you who live in the earth's remote regions! For I am God, and I have no peer.
The Lord reveals his royal power in the sight of all the nations; the entire earth sees our God deliver.
I will perform a mighty act among them and then send some of those who remain to the nations -- to Tarshish, Pul, Lud (known for its archers), Tubal, Javan, and to the distant coastlands that have not heard about me or seen my splendor. They will tell the nations of my splendor.
Ask me, and I will give you the nations as your inheritance, the ends of the earth as your personal property.
Let all the people of the earth acknowledge the Lord and turn to him! Let all the nations worship you!
May God bless us! Then all the ends of the earth will give him the honor he deserves.
May he rule from sea to sea, and from the Euphrates River to the ends of the earth!
He remains loyal and faithful to the family of Israel. All the ends of the earth see our God deliver us.
He will assume his post and shepherd the people by the Lord's strength, by the sovereign authority of the Lord his God. They will live securely, for at that time he will be honored even in the distant regions of the earth.
Then he will send angels and they will gather his elect from the four winds, from the ends of the earth to the ends of heaven.
For this is what the Lord has commanded us: 'I have appointed you to be a light for the Gentiles, to bring salvation to the ends of the earth.'"
Who is like you, O Lord, among the gods? Who is like you? -- majestic in holiness, fearful in praises, working wonders?
The godly will rejoice when they see vengeance carried out; they will bathe their feet in the blood of the wicked.
They sang the song of Moses the servant of God and the song of the Lamb: "Great and astounding are your deeds, Lord God, the All-Powerful! Just and true are your ways, King over the nations!
Now I heard the angel of the waters saying: "You are just -- the one who is and who was, the Holy One -- because you have passed these judgments,
After these things I heard what sounded like the loud voice of a vast throng in heaven, saying, "Hallelujah! Salvation and glory and power belong to our God,
For this reason the sovereign master, the Lord who commands armies, will make his healthy ones emaciated. His majestic glory will go up in smoke.
"At that time Jacob's splendor will be greatly diminished, and he will become skin and bones.
He granted their request, then struck them with a disease.
I have received a distressing message: "The deceiver deceives, the destroyer destroys. Attack, you Elamites! Lay siege, you Medes! I will put an end to all the groaning!"
The destroyer is as good as dead, you who have not been destroyed! The deceitful one is as good as dead, the one whom others have not deceived! When you are through destroying, you will be destroyed; when you finish deceiving, others will deceive you!
You did not hear, you do not know, you were not told beforehand. For I know that you are very deceitful; you were labeled a rebel from birth.
But, you have been unfaithful to me, nation of Israel, like an unfaithful wife who has left her husband," says the Lord.
For the nations of Israel and Judah have been very unfaithful to me," says the Lord.
Lord, you have always been fair whenever I have complained to you. However, I would like to speak with you about the disposition of justice. Why are wicked people successful? Why do all dishonest people have such easy lives?
(Bet) She weeps bitterly at night; tears stream down her cheeks. She has no one to comfort her among all her lovers. All her friends have betrayed her; they have become her enemies.
They have committed treason against the Lord, because they bore illegitimate children. Soon the new moon festival will devour them and their fields.
At Adam they broke the covenant; Oh how they were unfaithful to me!
Why do you force me to witness injustice? Why do you put up with wrongdoing? Destruction and violence confront me; conflict is present and one must endure strife.
From east to west the Lord's name is deserving of praise.
Let them give the Lord the honor he deserves; let them praise his deeds in the coastlands.
And Mary said, "My soul exalts the Lord,
And again it says: "Rejoice, O Gentiles, with his people."