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he has swallowed up[a] death forever!
Then the Lord God will wipe away the tears from all faces,
    and he will take away the disgrace of his people
        from the entire earth.”
for the Lord has spoken.

“And you[b] will say at that time,[c]
    ‘Look! It’s the Lord![d] This is our God!
We waited for him,
    and he saved us.
This is the Lord!
    We waited for him,
so let us rejoice,
    and we will[e] be glad that he has saved us.”

The Misery of Moab

10 For the Lord’s power[f] will rest on this mountain,[g]
    but the Moabites will be trodden down beneath him,
just as straw is trodden down
    in the slime of[h] a manure pit.

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  1. Isaiah 25:8 So 1QIsaa MTms; MT reads And he will swallow up; cf. LXX Syr Theodotian 1Cor 15:54
  2. Isaiah 25:9 So 1QIsaa Syriac; 4QIsac MT read he; LXX reads they
  3. Isaiah 25:9 Lit. say on that day
  4. Isaiah 25:9 So 1QIsaa; MT LXX lack It’s the Lord
  5. Isaiah 25:9 So 1QIsaa; MT reads and let us
  6. Isaiah 25:10 Lit. hand
  7. Isaiah 25:10 I.e. Mount Zion; cf. 24:23
  8. Isaiah 25:10 Lit. in the water of; so 1QIsaa MT; MTqere reads in; LXX reads in wagons