2 The Spirita of the Lord will rest on him—
the Spirit of wisdomb and of understanding,
the Spirit of counsel and of might,c
the Spirit of the knowledge and fear of the Lord—
3 and he will delight in the feard of the Lord.
He will not judge by what he sees with his eyes,e
or decide by what he hears with his ears;f
5 Righteousness will be his belto
6 The wolf will live with the lamb,r
the leopard will lie down with the goat,
the calf and the lion and the yearlinga together;
and a little child will lead them.
their young will lie down together,
and the lion will eat straw like the ox.s
8 The infantt will play near the cobra’s den,
the young child will put its hand into the viper’su nest.
9 They will neither harm nor destroyv
on all my holy mountain,w
as the waters cover the sea.
10 In that dayz the Root of Jessea will stand as a bannerb for the peoples; the nationsc will rally to him,d and his resting placee will be glorious.f 11 In that dayg the Lord will reach out his hand a second time to reclaim the surviving remnanth of his people from Assyria,i from Lower Egypt, from Upper Egypt,j from Cush,b k from Elam,l from Babylonia,c from Hamathm and from the islandsn of the Mediterranean.o
12 He will raise a bannerp for the nations
he will assemble the scattered peoples of Judah
from the four quarters of the earth.t
and Judah’s enemiesd will be destroyed;
Ephraim will not be jealous of Judah,
nor Judah hostile toward Ephraim.u
14 They will swoop down on the slopes of Philistiav to the west;
together they will plunder the people to the east.w
15 The Lord will dry upb
the gulf of the Egyptian sea;
over the Euphrates River.e
He will break it up into seven streams
so that anyone can cross over in sandals.f
that is left from Assyria,i
as there was for Israel
when they came up from Egypt.j
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