A sluggard’s appetite is never filled,(A)
    but the desires of the diligent are fully satisfied.

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11 After he has suffered,(A)
    he will see the light(B) of life[a] and be satisfied[b];
by his knowledge[c] my righteous servant(C) will justify(D) many,
    and he will bear their iniquities.(E)

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Footnotes

  1. Isaiah 53:11 Dead Sea Scrolls (see also Septuagint); Masoretic Text does not have the light of life.
  2. Isaiah 53:11 Or (with Masoretic Text) 11 He will see the fruit of his suffering / and will be satisfied
  3. Isaiah 53:11 Or by knowledge of him

21 Blessed are you who hunger now,
    for you will be satisfied.(A)
Blessed are you who weep now,
    for you will laugh.(B)

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10 So when I come,(A) I will call attention to what he is doing, spreading malicious nonsense about us. Not satisfied with that, he even refuses to welcome other believers.(B) He also stops those who want to do so and puts them out of the church.(C)

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