Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
And kings shall be thy nursing fathers, and their queens thy nursing mothers: they shall bow down to thee with their face toward the earth, and lick up the dust of thy feet; and thou shalt know that I am the LORD: for they shall not be ashamed that wait for me.
Did I conceive this entire people? Did I give birth to them, that you should say to me, 'Carry them in your arms, as a foster father bears a nursing child,' to the land which you swore to their fathers?
This is what the Lord says: "The profit of Egypt and the revenue of Ethiopia, along with the Sabeans, those tall men, will be brought to you and become yours. They will walk behind you, coming along in chains. They will bow down to you and pray to you: 'Truly God is with you; he has no peer; there is no other God!'"
The children of your oppressors will come bowing to you; all who treated you with disrespect will bow down at your feet. They will call you, 'The City of the Lord, Zion of the Holy One of Israel.'
When Joseph came home, they presented him with the gifts they had brought inside, and they bowed down to the ground before him.
Before him the coastlands will bow down, and his enemies will lick the dust.
Listen! I am going to make those people from the synagogue of Satan -- who say they are Jews yet are not, but are lying -- Look, I will make them come and bow down at your feet and acknowledge that I have loved you.
They will lick the dust like a snake, like serpents crawling on the ground. They will come trembling from their strongholds to the Lord our God; they will be terrified of you.
At that time they will say, "Look, here is our God! We waited for him and he delivered us. Here is the Lord! We waited for him. Let's rejoice and celebrate his deliverance!"
Since ancient times no one has heard or perceived, no eye has seen any God besides you, who intervenes for those who wait for him.
Certainly none who rely on you will be humiliated. Those who deal in treachery will be thwarted and humiliated.
The Lord rescues his servants; all who take shelter in him escape punishment.
Let none who rely on you be disgraced because of me, O sovereign Lord and king! Let none who seek you be ashamed because of me, O God of Israel!
And hope does not disappoint, because the love of God has been poured out in our hearts through the Holy Spirit who was given to us.
just as it is written, "Look, I am laying in Zion a stone that will cause people to stumble and a rock that will make them fall, yet the one who believes in him will not be put to shame."
For the scripture says, "Everyone who believes in him will not be put to shame."
1 Peter 2:6
For it says in scripture, "Look, I lay in Zion a stone, a chosen and priceless cornerstone, and whoever believes in him will never be put to shame."
All the earth worships you and sings praises to you! They sing praises to your name!" (Selah)
when the nations gather together, and the kingdoms pay tribute to the Lord.
So a strong nation will extol you; the towns of powerful nations will fear you.
The time is coming when Jacob will take root; Israel will blossom and grow branches. The produce will fill the surface of the world.
From beyond the rivers of Ethiopia, those who pray to me will bring me tribute.