Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Kings will be your children's guardians; their princesses will nurse your children. With their faces to the ground they will bow down to you and they will lick the dirt on your feet. Then you will recognize that I am the Lord; those who wait patiently for me are not put to shame.
Foreigners will rebuild your walls; their kings will serve you. Even though I struck you down in my anger, I will restore my favor and have compassion on you.
"I hate their deeds and thoughts! So I am coming to gather all the nations and ethnic groups; they will come and witness my splendor.
He says, "Stop your striving and recognize that I am God! I will be exalted over the nations! I will be exalted over the earth!"
Say to God: "How awesome are your deeds! Because of your great power your enemies cower in fear before you.
May he rule from sea to sea, and from the Euphrates River to the ends of the earth!
I will exalt and magnify myself; I will reveal myself before many nations. Then they will know that I am the Lord.'
"I will display my majesty among the nations. All the nations will witness the judgment I have executed, and the power I have exhibited among them.
The Lord will then be king over all the earth. In that day the Lord will be seen as one with a single name.
Just then a major earthquake took place and a tenth of the city collapsed; seven thousand people were killed in the earthquake, and the rest were terrified and gave glory to the God of heaven.