63 Who is this coming from Edomi
in crimson-stained garments from Bozrah—
this one who is splendid in his apparel,
striding in his formidableB might?
It is I, proclaiming vindication,C
powerful to save.
and your garments like one who treads a winepress?j
3 I trampled the winepress alone,
and no one from the nations was with me.
I trampled them in my anger
and ground them underfoot in my fury;
their blood spattered my garments,
and all my clothes were stained.
4 For I planned the day of vengeance,k
and the year of my redemptionD came.
5 I looked, but there was no one to help,l
and I was amazed that no one assisted;
so my arm accomplished victory for me,
and my wrath assisted me.
6 I crushed nations in my anger;
I made them drunk with my wrathm
and poured out their blood on the ground.n
7 I will make known the Lord’s faithful love
and the Lord’s praiseworthy acts,
because of all the Lord has done for us—
even the many good things
he has done for the house of Israel,
which he did for them based on his compassion
and the abundance of his faithful love.
8 He said, “They are indeed my people,
children who will not be disloyal,”
and he became their Savior.
9 In all their suffering, he suffered,E,o
and the angel of his presence saved them.
He redeemed them
because of his love and compassion;p
he lifted them up and carried them
all the days of the past.q
and grieved his Holy Spirit.r
So he became their enemy
and fought against them.
11 Then heF remembered the days of the past,
the days of Moses and his people.
Where is he who brought them out of the sea
with the shepherdsA of his flock?
Where is he who put his Holy Spirit among the flock?
12 He made his glorious strength
available at the right hand of Moses,
divided the water before thema
to make an eternal name for himself,
13 and led them through the depths
like a horse in the wilderness,
so that they did not stumble.
14 Like cattle that go down into the valley,
the Spirit of the Lord gave themB rest.
You led your people this way
to make a glorious name for yourself.
15 Look down from heaven and seeb
from your lofty home—holy and beautiful.
Where is your zeal and your might?
Your yearningC and your compassion
are withheld from me.
even though Abraham does not know us
and Israel doesn’t recognize us.
You, Lord, are our Father;
your name is Our Redeemerc
from Ancient Times.
17 Why, Lord, do you make us stray from your ways?
You harden our hearts so we do not fearD you.d
Return, because of your servants,
the tribes of your heritage.
18 Your holy people had a possessionE
for a little while,
but our enemies have trampled down
19 We have become like those you never ruled,
like those who did not bear your name.f
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