Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
The people which sat in darkness saw great light; and to them which sat in the region and shadow of death light is sprung up.
Which sat in darkness
The dwellers in darkness and death-shade, bound with oppression and iron;
I - Yahweh, have called thee in righteousness, And will firmly grasp thy hand, - And will keep thee And give thee - As the covenant of a people, As the light of nations:
Arise - shine, For thy light, hath come, - And, the glory of Yahweh, on thee, hath beamed;
Do not rejoice, O mine enemy, against me, Though I fall, I shall rise again! Though I sit in darkness, Yahweh, is a light to me.
Because of the yearning compassion of the mercy of our God, wherein shall visit us a day-dawn from on high, -
A light for the unveiling of nations, and the glory of thy people Israel.
Let darkness and death-shade buy it back, May there settle down upon it a cloud, Let a day's dark eclipse cause it terror:
A land of obscurity, like thick darkness, of death-shade and disorder, and which shineth like thick darkness.
No darkness, and no death-shade, where the workers of iniquity may hide.
That thou shouldst have crushed us down in the place of wild dogs, And covered us over with a deadly shadow.
Give ye to Yahweh your God - glory, Before he cause darkness, and Before your feet stumble upon the twilight mountains; Lest, when ye wait for light, He turn it into the shadow of death, And change it for thick darkness.
Seek him who made the Cluster and the Giant, and turneth, into morning, the shadow of death, and who, day into night, doth darken, Him who calleth to the waters of the sea, and poureth them out on the face of the land, Yahweh, is his name:
Naphtali, is a slender hind, - That putteth forth antlers of beauty. A fruitful bough, is Joseph,