You keep completely safe the people who maintain their faith, for they trust in you.
Your loyal followers trust in you, for you, Lord, do not abandon those who seek your help.
They received divine help in fighting them, and the Hagrites and all their allies were handed over to them. They cried out to God during the battle; he responded to their prayers because they trusted in him.
That day the Israelites were defeated; the men of Judah prevailed because they relied on the Lord God of their ancestors.
Did not the Cushites and Libyans have a huge army with chariots and a very large number of horsemen? But when you relied on the Lord, he handed them over to you!
O Lord, show us your loyal love! Bestow on us your deliverance!
For a child has been born to us, a son has been given to us. He shoulders responsibility and is called: Extraordinary Strategist, Mighty God, Everlasting Father, Prince of Peace.
Those who go down to Egypt for help are as good as dead, those who rely on war horses, and trust in Egypt's many chariots and in their many, many horsemen. But they do not rely on the Holy One of Israel and do not seek help from the Lord.
Indeed, they live in the holy city; they trust in the God of Israel, whose name is the Lord who commands armies.
This is what the Lord says: "Where is your mother's divorce certificate by which I divorced her? Or to which of my creditors did I sell you? Look, you were sold because of your sins; because of your rebellious acts I divorced your mother.
I am the one who gives them reason to celebrate. Complete prosperity is available both to those who are far away and those who are nearby," says the Lord, "and I will heal them.
My blessing is on those people who trust in me, who put their confidence in me.
He will give us peace. Should the Assyrians try to invade our land and attempt to set foot in our fortresses, we will send against them seven shepherd-rulers, make that eight commanders.
"Peace I leave with you; my peace I give to you; I do not give it to you as the world does. Do not let your hearts be distressed or lacking in courage.
I have told you these things so that in me you may have peace. In the world you have trouble and suffering, but take courage -- I have conquered the world."
Against hope Abraham believed in hope with the result that he became the father of many nations according to the pronouncement, "so will your descendants be."
Therefore, since we have been declared righteous by faith, we have peace with God through our Lord Jesus Christ,
For he is our peace, the one who made both groups into one and who destroyed the middle wall of partition, the hostility,