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13 O Lord our God,
    other lords besides you have ruled over us,
but through you alone
    we acknowledge your name.
14 The dead won’t live,
    and[a] the departed spirits won’t rise—
to that end, you punished and destroyed them,
    then locked away[b] all memory of them.

15 “But you have enlarged the nation,[c] Lord;
    you have enlarged the nation.[d]
You have gained honor;
    you have extended all the borders of the land.

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  1. Isaiah 26:14 So 1QIsaa LXX; 1QIsaa corrector MT lack and
  2. Isaiah 26:14 So 1QIsaa; MT LXX read wiped out
  3. Isaiah 26:15 So 1QIsaa 4QIsab
  4. Isaiah 26:15 So 1QIsaa; MTms lacks this line