The (A)sword of the Lord is filled with blood,
It is made [a]overflowing with fatness,
With the blood of lambs and goats,
With the fat of the kidneys of rams.
For (B)the Lord has a sacrifice in Bozrah,
And a great slaughter in the land of Edom.

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Footnotes

  1. Isaiah 34:6 Lit. fat

(A)Be silent in the presence of the Lord God;
(B)For the day of the Lord is at hand,
For (C)the Lord has prepared a sacrifice;
He has [a]invited His guests.

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Footnotes

  1. Zephaniah 1:7 Lit. set apart, consecrated

A Triumphant Festival

17 “And as for you, son of man, thus says the Lord God, (A)‘Speak to every sort of bird and to every beast of the field:

(B)“Assemble yourselves and come;
Gather together from all sides to My (C)sacrificial meal
Which I am sacrificing for you,
A great sacrificial meal (D)on the mountains of Israel,
That you may eat flesh and drink blood.

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