25:1 O LORD, thou [art] my God; I will exalt thee, I will praise
thy name; for thou hast done wonderful [things]; [thy] counsels
of old [are] faithfulness [and] truth.
25:2 For thou hast made of a city a heap; [of] a fortified city
a ruin: a palace of strangers to be no city; it shall never be
25:3 Therefore shall the strong people glorify thee, the city of
the terrible nations shall fear thee.
25:4 For thou hast been a defense to the poor, a defense to the
needy in his distress, a refuge from the storm, a shade from
the heat, when the blast of the terrible ones [is] as a storm
[against] the wall.
25:5 Thou wilt bring down the noise of strangers, as the heat in
a dry place; [even] the heat with the shade of a cloud: the
branch of the terrible ones shall be brought low.
25:6 And on this mountain will the LORD of hosts make to all
people a feast of fat things, a feast of wines on the lees, of
fat things full of marrow, of wines on the lees well refined.
25:7 And he will destroy on this mountain the face of the
covering cast over all people, and the vail [that is] spread
over all nations.
25:8 He will swallow up death in victory; and the Lord GOD will
wipe away tears from off all faces; and the rebuke of his
people will he remove from all the earth: for the LORD hath
25:9 And it shall be said in that day, Lo, this [is] our God; we
have waited for him, and he will save us: this is the LORD, we
have waited for him, we will be glad and rejoice in his
25:10 For on this mountain shall the hand of the LORD rest, and
Moab shall be trodden down under him, even as straw is trodden
down for the dunghill.
25:11 And he will spread forth his hands in the midst of them,
as he that swimmeth spreadeth forth [his hands] to swim: and he
will bring down their pride together with the spoils of their
25:12 And the fortress of the high fort of thy walls will he
bring down, lay low, [and] bring to the ground, [even] to the