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The book of the prophet Isaiah, chapter 61, Vulgate and King James Version

Chapter 61


   1 Spiritus Domini Dei super me, eo quod unxerit Dominus me; ad annuntiandum laeta mansuetis misit me, ut mederer contritis corde et praedicarem captivis liberationem et clausis apertionem;
   2 ut praedicarem annum placabilem Domino et diem ultionis Deo nostro; ut consolarer omnes lugentes,
   3 ut ponerem lugentibus Sion et darem eis coronam pro cinere, oleum gaudii pro luctu, pallium laudis pro spiritu maeroris. Et vocabuntur Terebinthi iustitiae, plantatio Domini ad glorificandum.
   4 Et aedificabunt deserta a saeculo et ruinas antiquas erigent et instaurabunt civitates desertas, dissipatas in generatione et generatione.
   5 Et stabunt alieni et pascent pecora vestra, et filii peregrinorum agricolae et vinitores vestri erunt;
   6 vos autem Sacerdotes Domini vocabimini, Ministri Dei nostri dicetur vobis; fortitudinem gentium comedetis et in gloria earum superbietis.
   7 Pro confusione eorum duplici et ignominia laudabunt partem suam; propterea in terra sua duplicia possidebunt, laetitia sempiterna erit eis.
   8 Quia ego Dominus diligens iudicium, odio habens rapinam et iniquitatem; et dabo opus eorum in veritate et foedus perpetuum feriam eis.
   9 Et scietur in gentibus semen eorum, et germen eorum in medio populorum; omnes, qui viderint eos, cognoscent illos, quia isti sunt semen, cui benedixit Dominus.
   10 Gaudens gaudebo in Domino, et exsultabit anima mea in Deo meo, quia induit me vestimentis salutis et indumento iustitiae circumdedit me, quasi sponsum decoratum corona et quasi sponsam ornatam monilibus suis.
   11 Sicut enim terra profert germen suum, et sicut hortus semen suum germinat, sic Dominus Deus germinabit iustitiam et laudem coram universis gentibus.

King James Version

   1 The Spirit of the Lord GOD is upon me; because the LORD hath anointed me to preach good tidings unto the meek; he hath sent me to bind up the brokenhearted, to proclaim liberty to the captives, and the opening of the prison to them that are bound;
   2 To proclaim the acceptable year of the LORD, and the day of vengeance of our God; to comfort all that mourn;
   3 To appoint unto them that mourn in Zion, to give unto them beauty for ashes, the oil of joy for mourning, the garment of praise for the spirit of heaviness; that they might be called trees of righteousness, the planting of the LORD, that he might be glorified.
   4 ¶ And they shall build the old wastes, they shall raise up the former desolations, and they shall repair the waste cities, the desolations of many generations.
   5 And strangers shall stand and feed your flocks, and the sons of the alien shall be your plowmen and your vinedressers.
   6 But ye shall be named the Priests of the LORD: men shall call you the Ministers of our God: ye shall eat the riches of the Gentiles, and in their glory shall ye boast yourselves.
   7 ¶ For your shame ye shall have double; and for confusion they shall rejoice in their portion: therefore in their land they shall possess the double: everlasting joy shall be unto them.
   8 For I the LORD love judgment, I hate robbery for burnt offering; and I will direct their work in truth, and I will make an everlasting covenant with them.
   9 And their seed shall be known among the Gentiles, and their offspring among the people: all that see them shall acknowledge them, that they are the seed which the LORD hath blessed.
   10 I will greatly rejoice in the LORD, my soul shall be joyful in my God; for he hath clothed me with the garments of salvation, he hath covered me with the robe of righteousness, as a bridegroom decketh himself with ornaments, and as a bride adorneth herself with her jewels.
   11 For as the earth bringeth forth her bud, and as the garden causeth the things that are sown in it to spring forth; so the Lord GOD will cause righteousness and praise to spring forth before all the nations.

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