He makes wars(A) cease
    to the ends of the earth.
He breaks the bow(B) and shatters the spear;
    he burns the shields[a] with fire.(C)

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  1. Psalm 46:9 Or chariots

Every warrior’s boot used in battle
    and every garment rolled in blood
will be destined for burning,(A)
    will be fuel for the fire.

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The wolf will live with the lamb,(A)
    the leopard will lie down with the goat,
the calf and the lion and the yearling[a] together;
    and a little child will lead them.
The cow will feed with the bear,
    their young will lie down together,
    and the lion will eat straw like the ox.(B)
The infant(C) will play near the cobra’s den,
    and the young child will put its hand into the viper’s(D) nest.
They will neither harm nor destroy(E)
    on all my holy mountain,(F)
for the earth(G) will be filled with the knowledge(H) of the Lord
    as the waters cover the sea.

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  1. Isaiah 11:6 Hebrew; Septuagint lion will feed

18 My people will live in peaceful(A) dwelling places,
    in secure homes,(B)
    in undisturbed places of rest.(C)

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19     creating praise on their lips.(A)
Peace, peace,(B) to those far and near,”(C)
    says the Lord. “And I will heal them.”

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25 The wolf and the lamb(A) will feed together,
    and the lion will eat straw like the ox,(B)
    and dust will be the serpent’s(C) food.
They will neither harm nor destroy
    on all my holy mountain,”(D)
says the Lord.

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10 “‘So do not be afraid,(A) Jacob my servant;(B)
    do not be dismayed, Israel,’
declares the Lord.
‘I will surely save(C) you out of a distant place,
    your descendants from the land of their exile.
Jacob will again have peace and security,(D)
    and no one will make him afraid.(E)

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45 He will pitch his royal tents between the seas at[a] the beautiful holy mountain.(A) Yet he will come to his end, and no one will help him.

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  1. Daniel 11:45 Or the sea and

18 In that day I will make a covenant for them
    with the beasts of the field, the birds in the sky
    and the creatures that move along the ground.(A)
Bow and sword and battle
    I will abolish(B) from the land,
    so that all may lie down in safety.(C)

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He will judge between many peoples
    and will settle disputes for strong nations far and wide.(A)
They will beat their swords into plowshares
    and their spears into pruning hooks.(B)
Nation will not take up sword against nation,
    nor will they train for war(C) anymore.(D)

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10 I will take away the chariots from Ephraim
    and the warhorses from Jerusalem,
    and the battle bow will be broken.(A)
He will proclaim peace(B) to the nations.
    His rule will extend from sea to sea
    and from the River[a] to the ends of the earth.(C)

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  1. Zechariah 9:10 That is, the Euphrates