16 Bind up the testimony, seal the [a]law among my disciples.17 And I will wait for the Lordwho is hiding His face from the house of Jacob; I will even look eagerly for Him.18 Behold, I and the children whom the Lord has given me are for signs and wonders in Israel from the Lord of hosts, who dwells on Mount Zion.
19 When they say to you, “Consult the mediums and the spiritists who whisper and mutter,” should not a people consult their God? Should theyconsult the dead on behalf of the living?20 To the [b]law and to the testimony! If they do not speak according to this word, it is because they have no dawn.21 They will pass through [c]the land hard-pressed and famished, and it will turn out that when they are hungry, they will be enraged and curse [d]their king and their God as they face upward.22 Then they will look to the earth, and behold, distress and darkness, the gloom of anguish; and they will bedriven away into darkness.
Birth and Reign of the Prince of Peace
9 [e]But there will be no moregloom for her who was in anguish; in earlier times He treated the land of Zebulun and the land of Naphtali with contempt, but later on He shall make it glorious, by the way of the sea, on the other side of Jordan, Galilee of the [f]Gentiles.
2 [g]The people who walk in darkness Will see a great light; Those who live in a dark land, The light will shine on them.
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