10 There Barak summoned(A) Zebulun and Naphtali, and ten thousand men went up under his command. Deborah also went up with him.

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11 May all kings bow down(A) to him
    and all nations serve(B) him.

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“Who has stirred(A) up one from the east,(B)
    calling him in righteousness(C) to his service[a]?(D)
He hands nations over to him
    and subdues kings before him.
He turns them to dust(E) with his sword,
    to windblown chaff(F) with his bow.(G)

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Footnotes

  1. Isaiah 41:2 Or east, / whom victory meets at every step

25 “I have stirred(A) up one from the north,(B) and he comes—
    one from the rising sun who calls on my name.
He treads(C) on rulers as if they were mortar,
    as if he were a potter treading the clay.

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28 who says of Cyrus,(A) ‘He is my shepherd
    and will accomplish all that I please;
he will say of Jerusalem,(B) “Let it be rebuilt,”
    and of the temple,(C) “Let its foundations(D) be laid.”’

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13 I will raise up Cyrus[a](A) in my righteousness:
    I will make all his ways straight.(B)
He will rebuild my city(C)
    and set my exiles free,
but not for a price or reward,(D)
    says the Lord Almighty.”

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  1. Isaiah 45:13 Hebrew him

11 From the east I summon(A) a bird of prey;(B)
    from a far-off land, a man to fulfill my purpose.
What I have said, that I will bring about;
    what I have planned,(C) that I will do.(D)

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This is what the Lord says—
    the Redeemer and Holy One of Israel(A)
to him who was despised(B) and abhorred by the nation,
    to the servant of rulers:
“Kings(C) will see you and stand up,
    princes will see and bow down,(D)
because of the Lord, who is faithful,(E)
    the Holy One of Israel, who has chosen(F) you.”

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23 Kings(A) will be your foster fathers,
    and their queens your nursing mothers.(B)
They will bow down(C) before you with their faces to the ground;
    they will lick the dust(D) at your feet.
Then you will know that I am the Lord;(E)
    those who hope(F) in me will not be disappointed.(G)

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Nations(A) will come to your light,(B)
    and kings(C) to the brightness of your dawn.

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10 “Foreigners(A) will rebuild your walls,
    and their kings(B) will serve you.
Though in anger I struck you,
    in favor(C) I will show you compassion.(D)

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