2 in that day the branch of the lord shall be beautiful and glorious, and the fruit of the land shall be the pride and glory of the survivors of israel. 3 and he who is left in zion and remains in jerusalem will be called holy, every one who has been recorded for life in jerusalem, 4 when the lord shall have washed away the filth of the daughters of zion and cleansed the bloodstains of jerusalem from its midst by a spirit of judgment and by a spirit of burning. 5 then the lord will create over the whole site of mount zion and over her assemblies a cloud by day, and smoke and the shining of a flaming fire by night; for over all the glory there will be a canopy and a pavilion. 6 it will be for a shade by day from the heat, and for a refuge and a shelter from the storm and rain.
1 i was glad when they said to me, “let us go to the house of the lord!” 2 our feet have been standing within your gates, o jerusalem! 3 jerusalem, built as a city which is bound firmly together, 4 to which the tribes go up, the tribes of the lord, as was decreed for israel, to give thanks to the name of the lord. 5 there thrones for judgment were set, the thrones of the house of david. 6 pray for the peace of jerusalem! “May they prosper who love you! 7 peace be within your walls, and security within your towers!” 8 for my brethren and companions’ sake i will say, “peace be within you!” 9 for the sake of the house of the lord our god, i will seek your good.
5 as he entered caper’na-um, a centurion came forward to him, beseeching him 6 and saying, “lord, my servant is lying paralyzed at home, in terrible distress.” 7 and he said to him, “i will come and heal him.” 8 but the centurion answered him, “lord, i am not worthy to have you come under my roof; but only say the word, and my servant will be healed. 9 for i am a man under authority, with soldiers under me; and i say to one, `go,’ and he goes, and to another, `come,’ and he comes, and to my slave, `do this,’ and he does it.” 10 when jesus heard him, he marveled, and said to those who followed him, “truly, i say to you, not even in israel have i found such faith. 11 i tell you, many will come from east and west and sit at table with abraham, isaac, and jacob in the kingdom of heaven,
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