The Bible in Its Traditions

Isaiah 26:1–6

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In that day shall this song be sung in the land of Judah: We have a strong city; walls and bulwarks doth He appoint for salvation.

In that day, this canticle will be sung in the land of Judah. Within it will be set the city of our strength: Zion, a savior, a wall with a bulwark.

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Open ye the gates, that the righteous nation that keepeth faithfulness may enter in.

Open the gates, and let the just people who guard the truth enter.

Open the gates, that the righteous peoples who keep faith and that the truth may enter in.

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The mind stayed on Thee Thou keepest in perfect peace; because it trusteth in Thee.

supporting truth, and keeping peace: for on thee, O Lord,

The old error has gone away. You will serve peace: peace, for we have hoped in you.

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Trust ye in YHWH for ever, for the YHWH is GOD, an everlasting Rock.

For the LORD God is an everlasting strength;

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For He hath brought down them that dwell on high, the lofty city, laying it low, laying it low even to the ground, bringing it even to the dust.

who hast humbled and brought down them that dwell on high thou shalt cast down strong cities, and bring them to the ground.

The foot shall tread it down, even the feet of the poor, and the steps of the needy.

And the feet of the meek and lowly shall trample them.