Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Let the wilderness and the cities thereof lift up their voice, the villages that Kedar doth inhabit: let the inhabitants of the rock sing, let them shout from the top of the mountains.
Let the wilderness
Then in the waste land there will be an upright rule, and righteousness will have its place in the fertile field.
The waste land and the dry places will be glad; the lowland will have joy and be full of flowers.
A voice of one crying, Make ready in the waste land the way of the Lord, make level in the lowland a highway for our God.
I will make rivers on the dry mountain-tops, and fountains in the valleys: I will make the waste land a pool of water, and the dry land springs of water.
See, I am doing a new thing; now it is starting; will you not take note of it? I will even make a way in the waste land, and rivers in the dry country.
Let his kingdom be from sea to sea, from the River to the ends of the earth.
Let the inhabitants
See, I am against you, you who are living on the rock of the valley, says the Lord; you who say, Who will come down against us? or who will get into our houses?
O people of Moab, go away from the towns and take cover in the rock; be like the dove of the Arabah, which makes her living-place in holes.
... the pride of your heart has been a false hope, O you who are living in the cracks of the rock, keeping your place on the top of the hill: even if you made your living-place as high as the eagle, I would make you come down, says the Lord.
You have been tricked by the pride of your heart, O you whose living-place is in the cracks of the rock, whose house is high up; who has said in his heart, Who will make me come down to earth?
Let all the earth give you worship, and make songs to you; let them make songs to your name. (Selah.)
Let the field be glad, and everything which is in it; yes, let all the trees of the wood be sounding with joy,
From the coming up of the sun to its going down, the Lord's name is to be praised.
But those will be making sounds of joy; they will be crying loudly from the sea for the glory of the Lord.
But men will be glad and have joy for ever in what I am making; for I am making Jerusalem a delight, and her people a joy.
Which you have made ready before the face of all nations;
And there was much joy in that town.
And again he says, Take part, you Gentiles, in the joy of his people.