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Isaiah 40


1  Comfort5162 ye, comfort5162 ye my people,5971 saith559 your God.430

2  Speak1696 ye comfortably5921 3820 to Jerusalem,3389 and cry7121 unto413 her, that3588 her warfare6635 is accomplished,4390 that3588 her iniquity5771 is pardoned:7521 for3588 she hath received3947 of the LORD's3068 hand4480 3027 double3718 for all3605 her sins.2403

3  The voice6963 of him that crieth7121 in the wilderness,4057 Prepare6437 ye the way1870 of the LORD,3068 make straight3474 in the desert6160 a highway4546 for our God.430

4  Every3605 valley1516 shall be exalted,5375 and every3605 mountain2022 and hill1389 shall be made low:8213 and the crooked6121 shall be made1961 straight,4334 and the rough places7406 plain:1237

5  And the glory3519 of the LORD3068 shall be revealed,1540 and all3605 flesh1320 shall see7200 it together:3162 for3588 the mouth6310 of the LORD3068 hath spoken1696 it.

6  The voice6963 said,559 Cry.7121 And he said,559 What4100 shall I cry?7121 All3605 flesh1320 is grass,2682 and all3605 the goodliness2617 thereof is as the flower6731 of the field:7704

7  The grass2682 withereth,3001 the flower6731 fadeth:5034 because3588 the spirit7307 of the LORD3068 bloweth5380 upon it: surely403 the people5971 is grass.2682

8  The grass2682 withereth,3001 the flower6731 fadeth:5034 but the word1697 of our God430 shall stand6965 forever.5769

9  O Zion,6726 that bringest good tidings,1319 get thee up5927 into5921 the high1364 mountain;2022 O Jerusalem,3389 that bringest good tidings,1319 lift up7311 thy voice6963 with strength;3581 lift it up,7311 be not afraid;3372 408 say559 unto the cities5892 of Judah,3063 Behold2009 your God!430

10  Behold,2009 the Lord136 GOD3069 will come935 with strong2389 hand, and his arm2220 shall rule4910 for him: behold,2009 his reward7939 is with854 him, and his work6468 before6440 him.

11  He shall feed7462 his flock5739 like a shepherd:7462 he shall gather6908 the lambs2922 with his arm,2220 and carry5375 them in his bosom,2436 and shall gently lead5095 those that are with young.5763

12  Who4310 hath measured4058 the waters4325 in the hollow of his hand,8168 and meted out8505 heaven8064 with the span,2239 and comprehended3557 the dust6083 of the earth776 in a measure,7991 and weighed8254 the mountains2022 in scales,6425 and the hills1389 in a balance?3976

13  Who4310 hath directed8505 853 the Spirit7307 of the LORD,3068 or being his counselor376 6098 hath taught3045 him?

14  853 With whom4310 took he counsel,3289 and who instructed995 him, and taught3925 him in the path734 of judgment,4941 and taught3925 him knowledge,1847 and showed3045 to him the way1870 of understanding?8394

15  Behold,2005 the nations1471 are as a drop4752 of a bucket,4480 1805 and are counted2803 as the small dust7834 of the balance:3976 behold,2005 he taketh up5190 the isles339 as a very little thing.1851

16  And Lebanon3844 is not369 sufficient1767 to burn,1197 nor369 the beasts2416 thereof sufficient1767 for a burnt offering.5930

17  All3605 nations1471 before5048 him are as nothing;369 and they are counted2803 to him less than nothing,4480 657 and vanity.8414

18  To413 whom4310 then will ye liken1819 God?410 or what4100 likeness1823 will ye compare6186 unto him?

19  The workman2796 melteth5258 a graven image,6459 and the goldsmith6884 spreadeth it over7554 with gold,2091 and casteth6884 silver3701 chains.7577

20  He that is so impoverished5533 that he hath no oblation8641 chooseth977 a tree6086 that will not3808 rot;7537 he seeketh1245 unto him a cunning2450 workman2796 to prepare3559 a graven image,6459 that shall not3808 be moved.4131

21  Have ye not3808 known?3045 have ye not3808 heard?8085 hath it not3808 been told5046 you from the beginning?4480 7218 have ye not3808 understood995 from the foundations4480 4146 of the earth?776

22  It is he that sitteth3427 upon5921 the circle2329 of the earth,776 and the inhabitants3427 thereof are as grasshoppers;2284 that stretcheth out5186 the heavens8064 as a curtain,1852 and spreadeth them out4969 as a tent168 to dwell in:3427

23  That bringeth5414 the princes7336 to nothing;369 he maketh6213 the judges8199 of the earth776 as vanity.8414

24  Yea,637 they shall not1077 be planted;5193 yea,637 they shall not1077 be sown:2232 yea,637 their stock1503 shall not1077 take root8327 in the earth:776 and he shall also1571 blow5398 upon them, and they shall wither,3001 and the whirlwind5591 shall take them away5375 as stubble.7179

25  To413 whom4310 then will ye liken1819 me, or shall I be equal?7737 saith559 the Holy One.6918

26  Lift up5375 your eyes5869 on high,4791 and behold7200 who4310 hath created1254 these428 things, that bringeth out3318 their host6635 by number:4557 he calleth7121 them all3605 by names8034 by the greatness4480 7230 of his might,202 for that he is strong533 in power;3581 not3808 one376 faileth.5737

27  Why4100 sayest559 thou, O Jacob,3290 and speakest,1696 O Israel,3478 My way1870 is hid5641 from the LORD,4480 3068 and my judgment4941 is passed over5674 from my God?4480 430

28  Hast thou not3808 known?3045 hast thou not3808 heard,8085 that the everlasting5769 God,430 the LORD,3068 the Creator1254 of the ends7098 of the earth,776 fainteth3286 not,3808 neither3808 is weary?3021 there is no369 searching2714 of his understanding.8394

29  He giveth5414 power3581 to the faint;3287 and to them that have no369 might202 he increaseth7235 strength.6109

30  Even the youths5288 shall faint3286 and be weary,3021 and the young men970 shall utterly fall:3782 3782

31  But they that wait upon6960 the LORD3068 shall renew2498 their strength;3581 they shall mount up5927 with wings83 as eagles;5404 they shall run,7323 and not3808 be weary;3021 and they shall walk,1980 and not3808 faint.3286


1 παρακαλεῖτε παρακαλεῖτε τὸν λαόν μου λέγει ὁ θεός

2 ἱερεῖς λαλήσατε εἰς τὴν καρδίαν Ιερουσαλημ παρακαλέσατε αὐτήν ὅτι ἐπλήσθη ἡ ταπείνωσις αὐτῆς λέλυται αὐτῆς ἡ ἁμαρτία ὅτι ἐδέξατο ἐκ χειρὸς κυρίου διπλᾶ τὰ ἁμαρτήματα αὐτῆς

3 φωνὴ βοῶντος ἐν τῇ ἐρήμῳ ἑτοιμάσατε τὴν ὁδὸν κυρίου εὐθείας ποιεῖτε τὰς τρίβους τοῦ θεοῦ ἡμῶν

4 πᾶσα φάραγξ πληρωθήσεται καὶ πᾶν ὄρος καὶ βουνὸς ταπεινωθήσεται καὶ ἔσται πάντα τὰ σκολιὰ εἰς εὐθεῖαν καὶ ἡ τραχεῖα εἰς πεδία

5 καὶ ὀφθήσεται ἡ δόξα κυρίου καὶ ὄψεται πᾶσα σὰρξ τὸ σωτήριον τοῦ θεοῦ ὅτι κύριος ἐλάλησεν

6 φωνὴ λέγοντος βόησον καὶ εἶπα τί βοήσω πᾶσα σὰρξ χόρτος καὶ πᾶσα δόξα ἀνθρώπου ὡς ἄνθος χόρτου

7 ἐξηράνθη ὁ χόρτος καὶ τὸ ἄνθος ἐξέπεσεν

8 τὸ δὲ ῥῆμα τοῦ θεοῦ ἡμῶν μένει εἰς τὸν αἰῶνα

9 ἐπ᾽ ὄρος ὑψηλὸν ἀνάβηθι ὁ εὐαγγελιζόμενος Σιων ὕψωσον τῇ ἰσχύι τὴν φωνήν σου ὁ εὐαγγελιζόμενος Ιερουσαλημ ὑψώσατε μὴ φοβεῖσθε εἰπὸν ταῖς πόλεσιν Ιουδα ἰδοὺ ὁ θεὸς ὑμῶν

10 ἰδοὺ κύριος μετὰ ἰσχύος ἔρχεται καὶ ὁ βραχίων μετὰ κυριείας ἰδοὺ ὁ μισθὸς αὐτοῦ μετ᾽ αὐτοῦ καὶ τὸ ἔργον ἐναντίον αὐτοῦ

11 ὡς ποιμὴν ποιμανεῖ τὸ ποίμνιον αὐτοῦ καὶ τῷ βραχίονι αὐτοῦ συνάξει ἄρνας καὶ ἐν γαστρὶ ἐχούσας παρακαλέσει

12 τίς ἐμέτρησεν τῇ χειρὶ τὸ ὕδωρ καὶ τὸν οὐρανὸν σπιθαμῇ καὶ πᾶσαν τὴν γῆν δρακί τίς ἔστησεν τὰ ὄρη σταθμῷ καὶ τὰς νάπας ζυγῷ

13 τίς ἔγνω νοῦν κυρίου καὶ τίς αὐτοῦ σύμβουλος ἐγένετο ὃς συμβιβᾷ αὐτόν

14 ἢ πρὸς τίνα συνεβουλεύσατο καὶ συνεβίβασεν αὐτόν ἢ τίς ἔδειξεν αὐτῷ κρίσιν ἢ ὁδὸν συνέσεως τίς ἔδειξεν αὐτῷ

15 εἰ πάντα τὰ ἔθνη ὡς σταγὼν ἀπὸ κάδου καὶ ὡς ῥοπὴ ζυγοῦ ἐλογίσθησαν καὶ ὡς σίελος λογισθήσονται

16 ὁ δὲ Λίβανος οὐχ ἱκανὸς εἰς καῦσιν καὶ πάντα τὰ τετράποδα οὐχ ἱκανὰ εἰς ὁλοκάρπωσιν

17 καὶ πάντα τὰ ἔθνη ὡς οὐδέν εἰσι καὶ εἰς οὐθὲν ἐλογίσθησαν

18 τίνι ὡμοιώσατε κύριον καὶ τίνι ὁμοιώματι ὡμοιώσατε αὐτόν

19 μὴ εἰκόνα ἐποίησεν τέκτων ἢ χρυσοχόος χωνεύσας χρυσίον περιεχρύσωσεν αὐτόν ὁμοίωμα κατεσκεύασεν αὐτόν

20 ξύλον γὰρ ἄσηπτον ἐκλέγεται τέκτων καὶ σοφῶς ζητεῖ πῶς στήσει αὐτοῦ εἰκόνα καὶ ἵνα μὴ σαλεύηται

21 οὐ γνώσεσθε οὐκ ἀκούσεσθε οὐκ ἀνηγγέλη ἐξ ἀρχῆς ὑμῖν οὐκ ἔγνωτε τὰ θεμέλια τῆς γῆς

22 ὁ κατέχων τὸν γῦρον τῆς γῆς καὶ οἱ ἐνοικοῦντες ἐν αὐτῇ ὡς ἀκρίδες ὁ στήσας ὡς καμάραν τὸν οὐρανὸν καὶ διατείνας ὡς σκηνὴν κατοικεῖν

23 ὁ διδοὺς ἄρχοντας εἰς οὐδὲν ἄρχειν τὴν δὲ γῆν ὡς οὐδὲν ἐποίησεν

24 οὐ γὰρ μὴ σπείρωσιν οὐδὲ μὴ φυτεύσωσιν οὐδὲ μὴ ῥιζωθῇ εἰς τὴν γῆν ἡ ῥίζα αὐτῶν ἔπνευσεν ἐπ᾽ αὐτοὺς καὶ ἐξηράνθησαν καὶ καταιγὶς ὡς φρύγανα ἀναλήμψεται αὐτούς

25 νῦν οὖν τίνι με ὡμοιώσατε καὶ ὑψωθήσομαι εἶπεν ὁ ἅγιος

26 ἀναβλέψατε εἰς ὕψος τοὺς ὀφθαλμοὺς ὑμῶν καὶ ἴδετε τίς κατέδειξεν πάντα ταῦτα ὁ ἐκφέρων κατὰ ἀριθμὸν τὸν κόσμον αὐτοῦ πάντας ἐπ᾽ ὀνόματι καλέσει ἀπὸ πολλῆς δόξης καὶ ἐν κράτει ἰσχύος οὐδέν σε ἔλαθεν

27 μὴ γὰρ εἴπῃς Ιακωβ καὶ τί ἐλάλησας Ισραηλ ἀπεκρύβη ἡ ὁδός μου ἀπὸ τοῦ θεοῦ καὶ ὁ θεός μου τὴν κρίσιν ἀφεῖλεν καὶ ἀπέστη

28 καὶ νῦν οὐκ ἔγνως εἰ μὴ ἤκουσας θεὸς αἰώνιος ὁ θεὸς ὁ κατασκευάσας τὰ ἄκρα τῆς γῆς οὐ πεινάσει οὐδὲ κοπιάσει οὐδὲ ἔστιν ἐξεύρεσις τῆς φρονήσεως αὐτοῦ

29 διδοὺς τοῖς πεινῶσιν ἰσχὺν καὶ τοῖς μὴ ὀδυνωμένοις λύπην

30 πεινάσουσιν γὰρ νεώτεροι καὶ κοπιάσουσιν νεανίσκοι καὶ ἐκλεκτοὶ ἀνίσχυες ἔσονται

31 οἱ δὲ ὑπομένοντες τὸν θεὸν ἀλλάξουσιν ἰσχύν πτεροφυήσουσιν ὡς ἀετοί δραμοῦνται καὶ οὐ κοπιάσουσιν βαδιοῦνται καὶ οὐ πεινάσουσιν


‎1 ‏נַחֲמ֥וּ נַחֲמ֖וּ עַמִּ֑י יֹאמַ֖ר אֱלֹהֵיכֶֽם׃

‎2 ‏דַּבְּר֞וּ עַל־לֵ֤ב יְרֽוּשָׁלִַ֙ם֙ וְקִרְא֣וּ אֵלֶ֔יהָ כִּ֤י מָֽלְאָה֙ צְבָאָ֔הּ כִּ֥י נִרְצָ֖ה עֲוֹנָ֑הּ כִּ֤י לָקְחָה֙ מִיַּ֣ד יְהוָ֔ה כִּפְלַ֖יִם בְּכָל־חַטֹּאתֶֽיהָ׃ ס

‎3 ‏ק֣וֹל קוֹרֵ֔א בַּמִּדְבָּ֕ר פַּנּ֖וּ דֶּ֣רֶךְ יְהוָ֑ה יַשְּׁרוּ֙ בָּעֲרָבָ֔ה מְסִלָּ֖ה לֵאלֹהֵֽינוּ׃

‎4 ‏כָּל־גֶּיא֙ יִנָּשֵׂ֔א וְכָל־הַ֥ר וְגִבְעָ֖ה יִשְׁפָּ֑לוּ וְהָיָ֤ה הֶֽעָקֹב֙ לְמִישׁ֔וֹר וְהָרְכָסִ֖ים לְבִקְעָֽה׃

‎5 ‏וְנִגְלָ֖ה כְּב֣וֹד יְהוָ֑ה וְרָא֤וּ כָל־בָּשָׂר֙ יַחְדָּ֔ו כִּ֛י פִּ֥י יְהוָ֖ה דִּבֵּֽר׃ ס

‎6 ‏ק֚וֹל אֹמֵ֣ר קְרָ֔א וְאָמַ֖ר מָ֣ה אֶקְרָ֑א כָּל־הַבָּשָׂ֣ר חָצִ֔יר וְכָל־חַסְדּ֖וֹ כְּצִ֥יץ הַשָּׂדֶֽה׃

‎7 ‏יָבֵ֤שׁ חָצִיר֙ נָ֣בֵֽל צִ֔יץ כִּ֛י ר֥וּחַ יְהוָ֖ה נָ֣שְׁבָה בּ֑וֹ אָכֵ֥ן חָצִ֖יר הָעָֽם׃

‎8 ‏יָבֵ֥שׁ חָצִ֖יר נָ֣בֵֽל צִ֑יץ וּדְבַר־אֱלֹהֵ֖ינוּ יָק֥וּם לְעוֹלָֽם׃ ס

‎9 ‏עַ֣ל הַר־גָּבֹ֤הַ עֲלִי־לָךְ֙ מְבַשֶּׂ֣רֶת צִיּ֔וֹן הָרִ֤ימִי בַכֹּ֙חַ֙ קוֹלֵ֔ךְ מְבַשֶּׂ֖רֶת יְרוּשָׁלִָ֑ם הָרִ֙ימִי֙ אַל־תִּירָ֔אִי אִמְרִי֙ לְעָרֵ֣י יְהוּדָ֔ה הִנֵּ֖ה אֱלֹהֵיכֶֽם׃

‎10 ‏הִנֵּ֨ה אֲדֹנָ֤י יְהוִה֙ בְּחָזָ֣ק יָב֔וֹא וּזְרֹע֖וֹ מֹ֣שְׁלָה ל֑וֹ הִנֵּ֤ה שְׂכָרוֹ֙ אִתּ֔וֹ וּפְעֻלָּת֖וֹ לְפָנָֽיו׃

‎11 ‏כְּרֹעֶה֙ עֶדְר֣וֹ יִרְעֶ֔ה בִּזְרֹעוֹ֙ יְקַבֵּ֣ץ טְלָאִ֔ים וּבְחֵיק֖וֹ יִשָּׂ֑א עָל֖וֹת יְנַהֵֽל׃ ס

‎12 ‏מִֽי־מָדַ֨ד בְּשָׁעֳל֜וֹ מַ֗יִם וְשָׁמַ֙יִם֙ בַּזֶּ֣רֶת תִּכֵּ֔ן וְכָ֥ל בַּשָּׁלִ֖שׁ עֲפַ֣ר הָאָ֑רֶץ וְשָׁקַ֤ל בַּפֶּ֙לֶס֙ הָרִ֔ים וּגְבָע֖וֹת בְּמֹאזְנָֽיִם׃

‎13 ‏מִֽי־תִכֵּ֥ן אֶת־ר֖וּחַ3 יְהוָ֑ה וְאִ֥ישׁ עֲצָת֖וֹ יוֹדִיעֶֽנּוּ׃

‎14 ‏אֶת־מִ֤י נוֹעָץ֙ וַיְבִינֵ֔הוּ וַֽיְלַמְּדֵ֖הוּ בְּאֹ֣רַח מִשְׁפָּ֑ט וַיְלַמְּדֵ֣הוּ דַ֔עַת וְדֶ֥רֶךְ תְּבוּנ֖וֹת יוֹדִיעֶֽנּוּ׃

‎15 ‏הֵ֤ן גּוֹיִם֙ כְּמַ֣ר מִדְּלִ֔י וּכְשַׁ֥חַק מֹאזְנַ֖יִם נֶחְשָׁ֑בוּ הֵ֥ן אִיִּ֖ים כַּדַּ֥ק יִטּֽוֹל׃

‎16 ‏וּלְבָנ֕וֹן אֵ֥ין דֵּ֖י בָּעֵ֑ר וְחַיָּת֔וֹ אֵ֥ין דֵּ֖י עוֹלָֽה׃ ס

‎17 ‏כָּל־הַגּוֹיִ֖ם כְּאַ֣יִן נֶגְדּ֑וֹ מֵאֶ֥פֶס וָתֹ֖הוּ נֶחְשְׁבוּ־לֽוֹ׃

‎18 ‏וְאֶל־מִ֖י תְּדַמְּי֣וּן אֵ֑ל וּמַה־דְּמ֖וּת תַּ֥עַרְכוּ לֽוֹ׃

‎19 ‏הַפֶּ֙סֶל֙ נָסַ֣ךְ חָרָ֔שׁ וְצֹרֵ֖ף בַּזָּהָ֣ב יְרַקְּעֶ֑נּוּ וּרְתֻק֥וֹת כֶּ֖סֶף צוֹרֵֽף׃

‎20 ‏הַֽמְסֻכָּ֣ן תְּרוּמָ֔ה עֵ֥ץ לֹֽא־יִרְקַ֖ב יִבְחָ֑ר חָרָ֤שׁ חָכָם֙ יְבַקֶּשׁ־ל֔וֹ לְהָכִ֥ין פֶּ֖סֶל לֹ֥א יִמּֽוֹט׃

‎21 ‏הֲל֤וֹא תֵֽדְעוּ֙ הֲל֣וֹא תִשְׁמָ֔עוּ הֲל֛וֹא הֻגַּ֥ד מֵרֹ֖אשׁ לָכֶ֑ם הֲלוֹא֙ הֲבִ֣ינֹתֶ֔ם מוֹסְד֖וֹת הָאָֽרֶץ׃

‎22 ‏הַיֹּשֵׁב֙ עַל־ח֣וּג הָאָ֔רֶץ וְיֹשְׁבֶ֖יהָ כַּחֲגָבִ֑ים הַנּוֹטֶ֤ה כַדֹּק֙ שָׁמַ֔יִם וַיִּמְתָּחֵ֥ם כָּאֹ֖הֶל לָשָֽׁבֶת׃

‎23 ‏הַנּוֹתֵ֥ן רוֹזְנִ֖ים לְאָ֑יִן שֹׁ֥פְטֵי אֶ֖רֶץ כַּתֹּ֥הוּ עָשָֽׂה׃

‎24 ‏אַ֣ף בַּל־נִטָּ֗עוּ אַ֚ף בַּל־זֹרָ֔עוּ אַ֛ף בַּל־שֹׁרֵ֥שׁ בָּאָ֖רֶץ גִּזְעָ֑ם וְגַם־נָשַׁ֤ף בָּהֶם֙ וַיִּבָ֔שׁוּ וּסְעָרָ֖ה כַּקַּ֥שׁ תִּשָּׂאֵֽם׃ ס

‎25 ‏וְאֶל־מִ֥י תְדַמְּי֖וּנִי וְאֶשְׁוֶ֑ה יֹאמַ֖ר קָדֽוֹשׁ׃

‎26 ‏שְׂאוּ־מָר֨וֹם עֵינֵיכֶ֤ם וּרְאוּ֙ מִי־בָרָ֣א אֵ֔לֶּה הַמּוֹצִ֥יא בְמִסְפָּ֖ר צְבָאָ֑ם לְכֻלָּם֙ בְּשֵׁ֣ם יִקְרָ֔א מֵרֹ֤ב אוֹנִים֙ וְאַמִּ֣יץ כֹּ֔חַ אִ֖ישׁ לֹ֥א נֶעְדָּֽר׃ ס

‎27 ‏לָ֤מָּה תֹאמַר֙ יַֽעֲקֹ֔ב וּתְדַבֵּ֖ר יִשְׂרָאֵ֑ל נִסְתְּרָ֤ה דַרְכִּי֙ מֵיְהוָ֔ה3 וּמֵאֱלֹהַ֖י מִשְׁפָּטִ֥י יַעֲבֽוֹר׃

‎28 ‏הֲל֨וֹא יָדַ֜עְתָּ אִם־לֹ֣א שָׁמַ֗עְתָּ אֱלֹהֵ֨י עוֹלָ֤ם׀ יְהוָה֙ בּוֹרֵא֙ קְצ֣וֹת הָאָ֔רֶץ לֹ֥א יִיעַ֖ף וְלֹ֣א יִיגָ֑ע אֵ֥ין חֵ֖קֶר לִתְבוּנָתֽוֹ׃

‎29 ‏נֹתֵ֥ן לַיָּעֵ֖ף כֹּ֑חַ וּלְאֵ֥ין אוֹנִ֖ים עָצְמָ֥ה יַרְבֶּֽה׃

‎30 ‏וְיִֽעֲפ֥וּ נְעָרִ֖ים וְיִגָ֑עוּ וּבַחוּרִ֖ים כָּשׁ֥וֹל יִכָּשֵֽׁלוּ׃

‎31 ‏וְקוֹיֵ֤ יְהוָה֙ יַחֲלִ֣יפוּ כֹ֔חַ יַעֲל֥וּ אֵ֖בֶר כַּנְּשָׁרִ֑ים יָר֙וּצוּ֙ וְלֹ֣א יִיגָ֔עוּ יֵלְכ֖וּ וְלֹ֥א יִיעָֽפוּ׃ פ


1 [Consolamini, consolamini, popule meus,
dicit Deus vester.

2 Loquimini ad cor Jerusalem,
et advocate eam,
quoniam completa est malitia ejus,
dimissa est iniquitas illius:
suscepit de manu Domini duplicia
pro omnibus peccatis suis.

3 Vox clamantis in deserto:
Parate viam Domini,
rectas facite in solitudine semitas Dei nostri.

4 Omnis vallis exaltabitur,
et omnis mons et collis humiliabitur,
et erunt prava in directa,
et aspera in vias planas:

5 et revelabitur gloria Domini,
et videbit omnis caro pariter
quod os Domini locutum est.

6 Vox dicentis: Clama.
Et dixi: Quid clamabo?
Omnis caro fœnum,
et omnis gloria ejus quasi flos agri.

7 Exsiccatum est fœnum, et cecidit flos,
quia spiritus Domini sufflavit in eo.
Vere fœnum est populus:

8 exsiccatum est fœnum, et cecidit flos;
verbum autem Domini nostri manet in æternum.

9 Super montem excelsum ascende,
tu qui evangelizas Sion;
exalta in fortitudine vocem tuam,
qui evangelizas Jerusalem:
exalta, noli timere.
Dic civitatibus Juda:
Ecce Deus vester:

10 ecce Dominus Deus in fortitudine veniet,
et brachium ejus dominabitur:
ecce merces ejus cum eo,
et opus illius coram illo.

11 Sicut pastor gregem suum pascet,
in brachio suo congregabit agnos,
et in sinu suo levabit;
fœtas ipse portabit.

12 Quis mensus est pugillo aquas,
et cælos palmo ponderavit?
quis appendit tribus digitis molem terræ,
et liberavit in pondere montes,
et colles in statera?

13 Quis adjuvit spiritum Domini?
aut quis consiliarius ejus fuit, et ostendit illi?

14 cum quo iniit consilium, et instruxit eum,
et docuit eum semitam justitiæ,
et erudivit eum scientiam,
et viam prudentiæ ostendit illi?

15 Ecce gentes quasi stilla situlæ,
et quasi momentum stateræ reputatæ sunt;
ecce insulæ quasi pulvis exiguus.

16 Et Libanus non sufficiet ad succendendum,
et animalia ejus non sufficient ad holocaustum.

17 Omnes gentes quasi non sint, sic sunt coram eo,
et quasi nihilum et inane reputatæ sunt ei.]

18 [Cui ergo similem fecisti Deum?
aut quam imaginem ponetis ei?

19 Numquid sculptile conflavit faber?
aut aurifex auro figuravit illud,
et laminis argenteis argentarius?

20 Forte lignum et imputribile elegit;
artifex sapiens quærit
quomodo statuat simulacrum, quod non moveatur.

21 Numquid non scitis? numquid non audistis?
numquid non annuntiatum est vobis ab initio?
numquid non intellexistis fundamenta terræ?

22 Qui sedet super gyrum terræ,
et habitatores ejus sunt quasi locustæ;
qui extendit velut nihilum cælos,
et expandit eos sicut tabernaculum ad inhabitandum;

23 qui dat secretorum scrutatores quasi non sint,
judices terræ velut inane fecit.

24 Et quidem neque plantatus, neque satus,
neque radicatus in terra truncus eorum;
repente flavit in eos, et aruerunt,
et turbo quasi stipulam auferet eos.

25 Et cui assimilastis me, et adæquastis?
dicit Sanctus.

26 Levate in excelsum oculos vestros, et videte
quis creavit hæc:
qui educit in numero militiam eorum,
et omnes ex nomine vocat;
præ multitudine fortitudinis et roboris, virtutisque ejus,
neque unum reliquum fuit.

27 Quare dicis, Jacob,
et loqueris, Israël:
Abscondita est via mea a Domino,
et a Deo meo judicium meum transivit?

28 Numquid nescis, aut non audisti?
Deus sempiternus Dominus,
qui creavit terminos terræ:
non deficiet, neque laborabit,
nec est investigatio sapientiæ ejus.

29 Qui dat lasso virtutem,
et his qui non sunt, fortitudinem et robur multiplicat.

30 Deficient pueri, et laborabunt,
et juvenes in infirmitate cadent;

31 qui autem sperant in Domino mutabunt fortitudinem,
assument pennas sicut aquilæ:
current et non laborabunt,
ambulabunt et non deficient.]

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