14 nFor the Lord will have compassion on Jacob and will again choose Israel, and owill set them in their own land, and psojourners will join them and will attach themselves to the house of Jacob. 2 And qthe peoples will take them and bring them to their place, and the house of Israel will possess them in the Lord's land ras male and female slaves.1 sThey will take captive those who were their captors, tand rule over those who oppressed them.
3 When the Lord has given you rest from your pain and turmoil and the hard service with which you were made to serve, 4 you will take up this utaunt against the king of Babylon:
5 The Lord has broken the wstaff of the wicked,
the wscepter of rulers,
6 xthat struck the peoples in wrath
ythey break forth into singing.
bthe cedars of Lebanon, saying,
10 cAll of them will answer
12 “How dyou are fallen from heaven,
O Day Star, eson of Dawn!
f‘I will ascend to heaven;
gI will set my throne on high;
in the far reaches of the north;3
15 hBut you are brought down to Sheol,
‘Is this ithe man who made the earth tremble,
jwho did not let his prisoners go home?’
each in his own tomb;4
kclothed with the slain, those pierced by the sword,
“May lthe offspring of evildoers
mbecause of the guilt of their fathers,
22 “I will rise up against them,” declares the Lord of hosts, “and will cut off from Babylon name and nremnant, odescendants and posterity,” declares the Lord. 23 “And I will make it a possession of the phedgehog,5 and pools of water, and I will sweep it with the broom of destruction,” declares the Lord of hosts.
q“As I have planned,
25 that rI will break the Assyrian in my land,
and shis yoke shall depart from them,
and shis burden from their shoulder.”
and this is tthe hand that is stretched out
27 uFor the Lord of hosts has purposed,
tHis hand is stretched out,
29 Rejoice not, xO Philistia, all of you,
that ythe rod that struck you is broken,
and its fruit will be a zflying fiery serpent.
30 And the firstborn of athe poor will graze,
and athe needy lie down in safety;
melt in fear, xO Philistia, all of you!
dFor smoke comes out of the north,
e“The Lord has founded Zion,