10 “Now kI will rise,” says the Lord;
“Now I will be exalted,
Now I will lift Myself up.
11 lYou shall conceive chaff,
You shall bring forth stubble;
Your breath, as fire, shall devour you.
mLike thorns cut up they shall be burned in the fire.
13 Hear, nyou who are afar off, what I have done;
And you who are near, acknowledge My might.”
Fearfulness has seized the hypocrites:
“Who among us shall dwell with the devouring ofire?
Who among us shall dwell with everlasting burnings?”
15 He who pwalks righteously and speaks uprightly,
He who despises the gain of oppressions,
Who gestures with his hands, refusing bribes,
Who stops his ears from hearing of bloodshed,
And qshuts his eyes from seeing evil:
16 He will dwell on 4high;
His place of defense will be the fortress of rocks;
Bread will be given him,
His water will be sure.
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