ISA-25:1 O LORD, thou [art] my God; I will exalt thee, I will

praise thy name; for thou hast done wonderful [things; thy]

counsels of old [are] faithfulness [and] truth.

ISA-25:2 For thou hast made of a city an heap; [of] a defenced

city a ruin: a palace of strangers to be no city; it shall never

be built.

ISA-25:3 Therefore shall the strong people glorify thee, the

city of the terrible nations shall fear thee.

ISA-25:4 For thou hast been a strength to the poor, a strength

to the needy in his distress, a refuge from the storm, a shadow

from the heat, when the blast of the terrible ones [is] as a

storm [against] the wall.

ISA-25:5 Thou shalt bring down the noise of strangers, as the

heat in a dry place; [even] the heat with the shadow of a cloud:

the branch of the terrible ones shall be brought low.

ISA-25:6 And in this mountain shall the LORD of hosts make unto

all people a feast of fat things, a feast of wines on the lees,

of fat things full of marrow, of wines on the lees well refined.

ISA-25:7 And he will destroy in this mountain the face of the

covering cast over all people, and the veil that is spread over

all nations.

ISA-25:8 He will swallow up death in victory; and the Lord GOD

will wipe away tears from off all faces; and the rebuke of his

people shall he take away from off all the earth: for the LORD

hath spoken [it].

ISA-25:9 And it shall be said in that day, Lo, this [is] our God;

 we have waited for him, and he will save us: this [is] the LORD;

 we have waited for him, we will be glad and rejoice in his


ISA-25:10 For in this mountain shall the hand of the LORD rest,

and Moab shall be trodden down under him, even as straw is

trodden down for the dunghill.

ISA-25:11 And he shall spread forth his hands in the midst of

them, as he that swimmeth spreadeth forth [his hands] to swim:

and he shall bring down their pride together with the spoils of

their hands.

ISA-25:12 And the fortress of the high fort of thy walls shall

he bring down, lay low, [and] bring to the ground, [even] to the