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The Righteous Reign of the Coming King

[a]But there will be no gloom for those who were in anguish. In the former time he brought into contempt the land of Zebulun and the land of Naphtali, but in the latter time he will make glorious the way of the sea, the land beyond the Jordan, Galilee of the nations.(A)

[b]The people who walked in darkness
    have seen a great light;
those who lived in a land of deep darkness—
    on them light has shined.(B)
You have multiplied exultation;[c]
    you have increased its joy;
they rejoice before you
    as with joy at the harvest,
    as people exult when dividing plunder.(C)
For the yoke of their burden
    and the bar across their shoulders,
    the rod of their oppressor,
    you have broken as on the day of Midian.(D)

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  1. 9.1 8.23 in Heb
  2. 9.2 9.1 in Heb
  3. 9.3 Cn: Heb multiplied the nation not