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Isaiah 57:14 - 57:21

Yahweh Revives the Spirit of the Lowly

And it will be said,
“Build up, build up, prepare the way,
Remove every stumbling block out of the way of My people.”
For thus says the One high and lifted up
Who dwells forever, whose name is Holy,
“I dwell on a high and holy place,
And also with the crushed and lowly of spirit
In order to revive the spirit of the lowly
And to revive the heart of the crushed.
For I will not contend forever,
Nor will I always be angry;
For the spirit would grow faint before Me,
And the breath of those whom I have made.
Because of the iniquity of his greedy gain I was angry and struck him;
I hid My face and was angry,
And he went on turning away, in the way of his heart.
I have seen his ways, but I will heal him;
I will lead him and pay him and his mourners in full with comfort,
Creating the praise of the lips.
Peace, peace to him who is far and to him who is near,”
Says Yahweh, “and I will heal him.”
But the wicked are like the tossing sea,
For it cannot be quiet,
And its waters toss up refuse and mud.
“There is no peace,” says my God, “for the wicked.”