The Lord will bless his people
you people who want to do what is right.
You people who want to
listen to me!
Think about the rock that you are a part of.
Think about the ground that they dug you out from.
and his wife Sarah.
When I first spoke to Abraham,
he had no children.
so that he had many
He will take care of the buildings
that enemies have destroyed.
Zion's land that is now a
will become like the beautiful Garden of Eden.
It will be the Lord's own garden!
People will be happy again in Zion.
They will sing with
Listen carefully, my
I will tell all people about my
I will cause my
I am ready to save them.
Lands that are far away will wait for me to help them.
They wait for me to come and rule them all with power.
Look down at the earth below!
One day, the sky will
like smoke that blows away.
The earth will become
like old clothes.
The people who live on it will die.
They will fall like flies.
But I will keep my people safe for ever.
I will always rule with
you people who know what is right.
You people who think carefully about my
listen to me.
When people speak against you,
do not be afraid.
Do not be
like clothes that
But I will always rule with
I will keep my people safe for ever.’
Get ready to show your
Do great things, as you did in past days,
Remember how you cut the
so that there was a path through the deep water.
The slaves that you
could then cross over.
will return from
They will sing with
while they go into
Their joy will be like a
that they wear on their heads for ever.
They will continue to be very happy.
They will never be sad or weep again.
You do not need to be afraid of people who are only human.
Remember that they will all die one day,
like grass that only lives for a short time.
I hung up the sky like a curtain.
I made the
So why are you always
Do not be afraid when your enemy is angry,
and he is ready to attack you.
will soon become free.
They will not stay in the prison of death.
They will have all the food that they need.
My name is the Lord Almighty.
to speak on my behalf.
I have kept you safe in my hand.
I hung up the sky like a curtain,
and I made the foundation of the earth.
I say to
The Lord has been angry with you,
and he has
You had to receive all of his
like you were drinking strong
Now that you have drunk it all,
you cannot stand up straight!
there was nobody left to be your leader.
There was nobody who could take care of you.
Who feels sorry for you?
Who is there to
and they lie on the ground at the side of every street.
They are like
The anger of the Lord your God has made them
You walk like drunk people,
‘Look! Now I have taken the cup of my
You will no longer have to drink the strong
that makes you drunk.
They said to you, “Lie down on the ground,
so that we can walk over you.”
You made your backs become like the ground.
You became like a street for your enemies to walk on.’