“For the day of vengeance was in My heart,
And My year of redemption has come.
For the Lord has a day of vengeance,
A year of recompense for the cause of Zion.
Say to those with anxious heart,
“Take courage, fear not.
Behold, your God will come with vengeance;
The recompense of God will come,
But He will save you.”
To proclaim the favorable year of the Lord
And the day of vengeance of our God;
To comfort all who mourn,
Flee from the midst of Babylon,
And each of you save his life!
Do not be destroyed in her punishment,
For this is the Lord’s time of vengeance;
He is going to render recompense to her.
Now listen, Joshua the high priest, you and your friends who are sitting in front of you—indeed they are men who are a symbol, for behold, I am going to bring in My servant the Branch.
because these are days of vengeance, so that all things which are written will be fulfilled.
When the Lamb broke the fifth seal, I saw underneath the altar the souls of those who had been slain because of the word of God, and because of the testimony which they had maintained;
And in that hour there was a great earthquake, and a tenth of the city fell; seven thousand people were killed in the earthquake, and the rest were terrified and gave glory to the God of heaven.
Rejoice over her, O heaven, and you saints and apostles and prophets, because God has pronounced judgment for you against her.”