19 “The esun shall no longer be your light by day,
Nor for brightness shall the moon give light to you;
But the Lord will be to you an everlasting light,
And fyour God your glory.
20 gYour sun shall no longer go down,
Nor shall your moon withdraw itself;
For the Lord will be your everlasting light,
And the days of your mourning shall be ended.
21 hAlso your people shall all be righteous;
iThey shall inherit the land forever,
jThe branch of My planting,
kThe work of My hands,
That I may be glorified.
22 lA little one shall become a thousand,
And a small one a strong nation.
I, the Lord, will hasten it in its time.”
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