16 He saw that there was no one,(A)
    he was appalled that there was no one to intervene;(B)
so his own arm achieved salvation(C) for him,
    and his own righteousness(D) sustained him.
17 He put on righteousness as his breastplate,(E)
    and the helmet(F) of salvation on his head;
he put on the garments(G) of vengeance(H)
    and wrapped himself in zeal(I) as in a cloak.
18 According to what they have done,
    so will he repay(J)
wrath to his enemies
    and retribution to his foes;
    he will repay the islands(K) their due.
19 From the west,(L) people will fear the name of the Lord,
    and from the rising of the sun,(M) they will revere his glory.(N)
For he will come like a pent-up flood
    that the breath(O) of the Lord drives along.[a]

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  1. Isaiah 59:19 Or When enemies come in like a flood, / the Spirit of the Lord will put them to flight

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