Isaiah 26:16-19 New American Bible (Revised Edition) (NABRE)
16 Lord, oppressed by your punishment,
we cried out in anguish under your discipline.
17 As a woman about to give birth
writhes and cries out in pain,
so were we before you, Lord.
18 We conceived and writhed in pain,
giving birth only to wind;
Salvation we have not achieved for the earth,
no inhabitants for the world were born.
19 But your dead shall live, their corpses shall rise!
Awake and sing, you who lie in the dust!
For your dew is a dew of light,
and you cause the land of shades to give birth.
New American Bible (Revised Edition) (NABRE)
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