Of the greatness of his government(A) and peace(B)
    there will be no end.(C)
He will reign(D) on David’s throne
    and over his kingdom,
establishing and upholding it
    with justice(E) and righteousness(F)
    from that time on and forever.(G)
The zeal(H) of the Lord Almighty
    will accomplish this.

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but with righteousness(A) he will judge the needy,(B)
    with justice(C) he will give decisions for the poor(D) of the earth.
He will strike(E) the earth with the rod of his mouth;(F)
    with the breath(G) of his lips he will slay the wicked.(H)
Righteousness will be his belt(I)
    and faithfulness(J) the sash around his waist.(K)

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In love a throne(A) will be established;(B)
    in faithfulness a man will sit on it—
    one from the house[a] of David(C)
one who in judging seeks justice(D)
    and speeds the cause of righteousness.

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Footnotes

  1. Isaiah 16:5 Hebrew tent

The Kingdom of Righteousness

32 See, a king(A) will reign in righteousness
    and rulers will rule with justice.(B)

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17 He put on righteousness as his breastplate,(A)
    and the helmet(B) of salvation on his head;
he put on the garments(C) of vengeance(D)
    and wrapped himself in zeal(E) as in a cloak.

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God’s Day of Vengeance and Redemption

63 Who is this coming from Edom,(A)
    from Bozrah,(B) with his garments stained crimson?(C)
Who is this, robed in splendor,
    striding forward in the greatness of his strength?(D)

“It is I, proclaiming victory,
    mighty to save.”(E)

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“The days are coming,” declares the Lord,
    “when I will raise up for David[a] a righteous Branch,(A)
a King(B) who will reign(C) wisely
    and do what is just and right(D) in the land.

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Footnotes

  1. Jeremiah 23:5 Or up from David’s line

15 “‘In those days and at that time
    I will make a righteous(A) Branch(B) sprout from David’s line;(C)
    he will do what is just and right in the land.

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