Invitation to Life
Woe the ones thirsting. Go unto water! And as many as do not have money, proceeding, buy and eat! And go and buy without money! even valuable wine and fatling.
What do you value for money not in bread loaves
, and your effort not unto fullness? Hearken to me! and you shall eat good things
, and shall revel in good things to
Take heed with
your ears, and follow after my ways! Listen to me! and you shall live with good things
for your soul. And I shall ordain with you [2
an eternal] -- the sacred things
of David, the trustworthy ones.
a testimony 4
to nations 1
I made 2
him], a ruler and one assigning to nations.
Behold, nations which do not know you shall call upon you, and peoples which have no knowledge of you [2
shall take refuge], because of the LORD
your God, even the holy one of Israel -- for he glorified you.
Seek the LORD
! and in the finding [2
call upon]! whenever he should approach to you.
impious one] his ways, and [2
lawless] his plans! And let him return unto the LORD
! and he shall be shown mercy, even from our God, for [3
he will forgive 2
my] as your plans; nor as your ways are
my ways, says the LORD
But as the
distance the heaven is
from the earth, so [2is
at a distance 1
my way] from your ways, and your considerations from my mind.
For as whenever [5
should come down 1
snow] from heaven, and in no way shall it return until whenever it should saturate the earth, and the earth
should bring forth, and should sprout, and should give seed to the one sowing, and bread for food;
so shall it be with
my word, which ever shall come forth from out of my mouth -- in no way shall it return to me empty until whenever it should finish as much as I wanted; and I will prosper your ways and my precepts.
For with gladness you shall go forth, and in joy you shall be led. For the mountains and the hills shall leap out favorably receiving you in joy, and all the trees of the field shall clap with their
And instead of a pile, [2
shall ascend 1the
cypress]. And instead of the briar [2
shall ascend 1the
myrtle]. And the LORD
will be for a name and for [2
an eternal], and it shall not cease.