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Recognizing the value of consistent reflection upon the Word of God in order to refocus one's mind and heart upon Christ and His Gospel of peace, we provide several reading plans designed to cover the entire Bible in a year.

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Isaiah 16 :: Revised Standard Version (RSV)

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Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 16:1 - They have sent lambs to the ruler of the land, from Sela, by way of the desert, to the mount of the daughter of Zion.

Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 16:2 - Like fluttering birds, like scattered nestlings, so are the daughters of Moab at the fords of the Arnon.

Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 16:3 - "Give counsel, grant justice; make your shade like night at the height of noon; hide the outcasts, betray not the fugitive;

Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 16:4 - let the outcasts of Moab sojourn among you; be a refuge to them from the destroyer. When the oppressor is no more, and destruction has ceased, and he who tramples under foot has vanished from the land,

Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 16:5 - then a throne will be established in steadfast love and on it will sit in faithfulness in the tent of David one who judges and seeks justice and is swift to do righteousness."

Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 16:6 - We have heard of the pride of Moab, how proud he was; of his arrogance, his pride, and his insolence--his boasts are false.

Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 16:7 - Therefore let Moab wail, let every one wail for Moab. Mourn, utterly stricken, for the raisin-cakes of Kir-har'eseth.

Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 16:8 - For the fields of Heshbon languish, and the vine of Sibmah; the lords of the nations have struck down its branches, which reached to Jazer and strayed to the desert; its shoots spread abroad and passed over the sea.

Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 16:9 - Therefore I weep with the weeping of Jazer for the vine of Sibmah; I drench you with my tears, O Heshbon and Ele-a'leh; for upon your fruit and your harvest the battle shout has fallen.

Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 16:10 - And joy and gladness are taken away from the fruitful field; and in the vineyards no songs are sung, no shouts are raised; no treader treads out wine in the presses; the vintage shout is hushed.

Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 16:11 - Therefore my soul moans like a lyre for Moab, and my heart for Kir-he'res.

Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 16:12 - And when Moab presents himself, when he wearies himself upon the high place, when he comes to his sanctuary to pray, he will not prevail.

Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 16:13 - This is the word which the LORD spoke concerning Moab in the past.

Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 16:14 - But now the LORD says, "In three years, like the years of a hireling, the glory of Moab will be brought into contempt, in spite of all his great multitude, and those who survive will be very few and feeble."
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Source: Transcribed from: The Holy Bible: Revised Standard Version containing the Old and New Testaments, translated from the original tongues: being the version set forth A.D. 1611, revised A.D. 1881-1885 and A.D. 1901: compared with the most ancient authorities and revised A.D. 1946-52. — 2nd ed. of New Testament A.D. 1971. There should be enough in the rest of the description to identify the text.

Language: English

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