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4. And an highway shall be there, and

a way, And it shall be called The way of holiness ; [those : 5. The unclean shall not pass over it; but it shall be for

The wayfaring men, though fools, I shall not err. 6. No lion shall be there,

Nor any ravenous beast shall go | up thereon, 7. It shall not be found there;

But the redeemed shall walk there : 8. And the ransomed of JEHOVAH | shall return,

And come to Zion with songs

And everlasting joy up on their heads :
9. They shall obtain 1 joy and gladness,
And sorrow and sighing shall | filee away.
SELECTION 204.

[Is. xliii.] 1. But now thus saith Jehovah that created | thee, O Jacob!

And he that formed | thee, O Israel ! 2. Fear not: for I have redeemed thee,

I have called thee by thy name; I thou art mine. [thee; 3. When thou passest through the waters, | I will be with

And through the rivers, they shall | not overflow thee: 4. When thou walkest through the fire, thou shalt | not be

burned;
Neither shall the flame kindle upon

thee. 6. For I am JE HOVAH thy God,

The Holy One of Israel, thy Saviour.
Ethiopia and Seba for thee.

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[Is. xl. 27.]

SELECTION 205. 1. Why sayest | thou, O Jacob !

And speakest | thou, O Israel ! 2. My way is hid from JEHOVAH, And my judgment is passed over | from

my

God? 3. Hast thou not known? hast | thou not heard,

That the everlasting | GOD, JEHOVAH, 4. The Creator of the ends of the earth,

Fainteth not, neither is weary?

There is no searching of his understanding. 5. He giveth | power to the faint;

And to them that have no might he increaseth strength. 6. Even the youths shall | faint and be weary,

And the young men shall | utterly fall : 7. But they that wait upon JEHOVAH | shall renew strength;

They shall mount up with | wings as eagles ; 8. They shall run, and not be weary;

They shall walk, / and not faint.

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[Is. xliv.]

SELECTION 206. 1. Yet now hear! 0 | Jacob my servant;

And Israel, whom I have chosen : 2. Thus saith JE HOVAH that made thee,

And formed thee from the womb; l who will help thee: 3. Fear not! 0 | Jacob, my servant ;

And thou, Jesurun, whom I have chosen ! 4. For I will pour water upon him that is thirsty,

And floods uplon the dry ground :

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5. I will pour my Spirit up on thy seed,

And my blessing up on thine offspring : 6. And they shall spring up as almong the grass.

As willows by the water courses. 7. One shall say, | I am JEHOVAH'S ;

And another shall call himself by the name of Jacob; 8. And another shall subscribe with his hand to JEHOVAH;

And surname himself by the name of Israel.

SELECTION 207. [Is. liv. 11.] 1. O thou afflicted, tossed with' | tempest, not comforted ! 'Behold! I will lay thy | stones with fair colors,

And lay thy foundation with sapphires. 2. And I will make thy | windows of agates,

And thy 1 gates of carbuncles,

And all thy borders of | pleasant stones. 3. And all thy children shall be taught of JEHOVAH:

And great shall be the peace of thy children. 4. In righteousness shalt thou be established: [fear:

Thou shalt be far from oppression, for thou shalt not

And from terror, for it shall | not come near thee. [me: 5. Behold! they shall surely gather together, but not by Whosoever shall gather together against thee shall | fall

for thy sake. 6. No weapon that is formed against thee shall prosper; And every tongue that shall rise against thee in judge

ment thou shalt condemn. 7. This is the heritage of the servants of JEHOVAH, And their righteousness is of me, | saith JEHOVAH.

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SELECTION 208.

[Is. lx] 1. Arise ! shine! for thy | light is come,

And the glory of JEHOVAH is risen upon thee. 2. For, behold! the darkness shall | cover the earth,

And | gross darkness the people. 3. But JEHOVAH shall a rise upon thee, And his glory | shall be seen upon

thee. 4. And the Gentiles shall | come to thy light,

And kings to the brightness of thy rising. 5. Lift up thine eyes round about, and see !

All they gather themselves together, they come to thee: 6. Thy sons shall | come from far,

And thy daughters shall be nursed at thy side. 7. Then thou shalt see, and | flow together,

And thine heart shall | fear, and be enlarged ; 8. Because the abundance of the sea shall be converted to

The forces of the Gentiles shall come to thee.

[thee,

[Is. lx. 6.]

SELECTION 209. 1. The multitude of camels shall cover thee,

The dromedaries of | Midian and of Ephah: 2. All they from | Sheba shall come;

They shall bring ! gold and incense ;

And they shall show forth the praises of JEHOVAH, 3. All the flocks of Kedar shall be gathered together to thee,

The rams of Nebaioth shall | minister unto thee: 4. They shall come up with acceptance on mine altar,

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And I will glorify the house of my glory. 5. Who are these that | fly as a cloud ?

And | as the doves to their windows ? 6. Surely the isles shall | wait for me,

And the ships of Tarshish first, 7. To bring thy | sons from far,

Their silver and their gold with them, 8. Unto the name of JEHOVAH thy God,

[fied thee. And to the Holy One of Israel, because he hath glori

SELECTION 210. [Is. Ix. 10.] 1. And the sons of strangers shall build | up thy walls,

And their kings shall | minister unto thee: 2. For in my | wrath I smote thee,

But in my favor have | I had mercy on thee. 3. Therefore thy gates shall be open continually;

They shall not be shut day nor night; 4. That they may bring to thee the forces of the Gentiles,

And that their kings may be brought. [shall perish; 5. For the nation and kingdom that will not serve | thee

Yea, those nations shall be utterly wasted. 6. The glory of Lebanon shall | come unto thee,

The fir tree, the pine tree, and the box together, 7. To beautify the place of my sanctuary

And I will make the place of my feet glorious. 8. And they shall call thee, The city | of JEHOVAH,

*The Zion of the Holy One of Israel.

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