10 Sing to the Lord a new song,
his praise from the end of the earth!
Let the sea roarb and all that fills it,
the coastlands and their inhabitants.
the villages that Kedar inhabits;
let the inhabitants of Sela sing for joy,
let them shout from the tops of the mountains.
and declare his praise in the coastlands.
like a warrior he stirs up his fury;
he cries out, he shouts aloud,
he shows himself mighty against his foes.
I have kept still and restrained myself;
now I will cry out like a woman in labor,
I will gasp and pant.
and dry up all their herbage;
I will turn the rivers into islands,
and dry up the pools.
by a road they do not know,
by paths they have not known
I will guide them.
I will turn the darkness before them into light,
the rough places into level ground.
These are the things I will do,
and I will not forsake them.
those who trust in carved images,
who say to cast images,
“You are our gods.”
and you that are blind, look up and see!
or deaf like my messenger whom I send?
Who is blind like my dedicated one,
or blind like the servant of the Lord?
20 He sees many things, but doesc not observe them;
his ears are open, but he does not hear.
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