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O LORD, my strength, and my fortress, and my refuge in the day of affliction, the Gentiles shall come unto thee from the ends of the earth, and shall say, Surely our fathers have inherited lies, vanity, and things wherein there is no profit.
Do not thou become to me a terror, - My refuge, art thou, in the day of calamity.
I will love thee, O Yahweh my strength!
The words of my mouth, and the soft utterance of my heart, shall come with acceptance, before thee, O Yahweh, my Rock and my Redeemer!
For he will hide me in his pavilion, in the day of calamity, - He will conceal me, in the secrecy of his tent, Within a rock, will he set me on high.
God - for us, is a refuge and strength, A help in distresses, soon found.
Surely, he, is my rock and my salvation, My high tower - I shall not be greatly shaken!
He that dwelleth in the secret place of the Most High, Under the shadow of the Almighty, will tarry,
Blessed be Yahweh, my Rock, who teacheth my hands to war, my fingers to fight:
A tower of strength, is the Name of Yahweh, thereinto, runneth the righteous, and is safe.
For thou didst become A refuge to the weak. A refuge to the needy, when distress was upon him, - A shelter from the storm. A shade from the heat, When the blast of tyrants was like a storm against a wall.
So shall each one become As a hiding-place from the wind And a covert from the storm, - As channels of water ill a dry place, As the shadow of a massive cliff in a weary land.
Therefore, say, Thus saith My Lord. Yahweh, Although I have removed them far away among the nations, And although I have dispersed them throughout the lands Yet have I become to them a sanctuary for a little while, in the lands which they have entered
Good is Yahweh, as a protection in the day of distress, - and one who acknowledgeth them who seek refuge in him.
Yahweh, My Lord, is my strength, therefore hath he made my feet like hinds, and, upon my high places, will he cause me to march along. To the chief musician, on my double harp.
And it shall come to pass when ye shall be multiplied and become fruitful in the land, in those days, Declareth Yahweh, They shall say no more, The ark of the covenant of Yahweh, Neither shall it come up on the heart, Neither shall they remember it, Neither shall they miss it, Neither shall it be made any more.
All the ends of the earth, will remember and turn to Yahweh, Yea all the families of the nations, will bow themselves down before thee,
That thy way may be known throughout the earth, Throughout all nations, thy saving help!
Ambassadors come out of Egypt, The Ethiopian, eagerly stretcheth out his hands, unto God.
So let him have dominion, From sea to sea, And from the River unto the ends of the earth;
All nations whom thou hast made, Shall come in and bow down before thee, O My Lord, That they may glorify thy Name.
But it shall come to pass, in the afterpart of the days, That the mountain of the house of Yahweh Shall be, set up, as the head of the mountains, And be exalted above the hills, - And all the nations, shall stream thereunto;
They shall not hurt - nor destroy, in all my holy mountain, - For filled is the land with the knowledge of Yahweh, As the waters, to the sea, form a covering.
Yea he said - It is too small a thing, for being my Servant, That thou shouldest raise up the tribes of Jacob, And the preserved of Israel, shouldst restore, - So I will give thee to become a light of nations, That, my salvation, may reach as far as the end of the earth.
Arise - shine, For thy light, hath come, - And, the glory of Yahweh, on thee, hath beamed;
So shall nations see thy righteousness, And all kings, thy glory; And thou shalt be called by a new name, which, the mouth of Yahweh, will name.
But it shall come to pass, in the afterpart of the days, that the mountain of the house of Yahweh shall be, set up, as the head of the mountains, and, exalted, shall it be, above the hills, - and peoples, shall stream thereunto;
Then shall many nations, join themselves, unto Yahweh, in that day, and shall become my people, - and I will make my habitation in thy midst, so shalt thou know that, Yahweh of hosts, hath sent me unto thee.
Thus, saith Yahweh of hoses, - It shall yet be that there shall come in peoples, and the inhabitants of many cities;
For, from the rising of the sun, even unto the going in thereof, great is my Name among the nations, and, in every place, incense, is offered to my Name, and a pure present, - for great is my Name among the nations, saith Yahweh of hosts.
After these things, I saw, and 1o! a great multitude, - which, to number it! no one was able, - of every nation, and of all tribes, and peoples, and tongues; standing before the throne, and before the Lamb; arrayed in white robes, and palm-branches in their hands; -
And, the seventh messenger, sounded; and there came to be loud voices in heaven, saying - The kingdom of the world, hath become the kingdom of our Lord and of his Christ, and he shall reign unto the ages of ages.
Hath a nation, changed gods, although they were No-gods? Yet my people have changed my glory for that which could not profit!
Mere palm-trunks turned, they are and cannot speak, They must needs be, carried, for they cannot take a step, Be not afraid of them, for they cannot do harm, And even to do good, is not in their power.
Who hath fashioned a GOD, Oran image, hath molten? It cannot profit!