27 But some scoundrels(A) said, “How can this fellow save us?” They despised him and brought him no gifts.(B) But Saul kept silent.

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24 Year after year, everyone who came brought a gift(A)—articles of silver and gold, and robes, weapons and spices, and horses and mules.

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18 When you ascended(A) on high,(B)
    you took many captives;(C)
    you received gifts from people,(D)
even from[a] the rebellious(E)
    that you,[b] Lord God, might dwell there.

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  1. Psalm 68:18 Or gifts for people, / even
  2. Psalm 68:18 Or they

29 Because of your temple at Jerusalem
    kings will bring you gifts.(A)

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11 Make vows to the Lord your God and fulfill them;(A)
    let all the neighboring lands
    bring gifts(B) to the One to be feared.

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16 Send lambs(A) as tribute(B)
    to the ruler of the land,
from Sela,(C) across the desert,
    to the mount of Daughter Zion.(D)

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At that time gifts(A) will be brought to the Lord Almighty

from a people tall and smooth-skinned,(B)
    from a people feared(C) far and wide,
an aggressive nation of strange speech,
    whose land is divided by rivers(D)

the gifts will be brought to Mount Zion, the place of the Name of the Lord Almighty.(E)

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14 This is what the Lord says:

“The products(A) of Egypt and the merchandise of Cush,[a]
    and those tall Sabeans(B)
they will come over to you(C)
    and will be yours;
they will trudge behind you,(D)
    coming over to you in chains.(E)
They will bow down before you
    and plead(F) with you, saying,
‘Surely God is with you,(G) and there is no other;
    there is no other god.(H)’”

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Footnotes

  1. Isaiah 45:14 That is, the upper Nile region

10 From beyond the rivers of Cush[a](A)
    my worshipers, my scattered people,
    will bring me offerings.(B)

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  1. Zephaniah 3:10 That is, the upper Nile region

16 Then the survivors(A) from all the nations that have attacked Jerusalem will go up year after year to worship(B) the King,(C) the Lord Almighty, and to celebrate the Festival of Tabernacles.(D) 17 If any of the peoples of the earth do not go up to Jerusalem to worship(E) the King, the Lord Almighty, they will have no rain.(F)

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