Isaiah 42:13-15 New Revised Standard Version, Anglicised Catholic Edition (NRSVACE)
13 The Lord goes forth like a soldier,
like a warrior he stirs up his fury;
he cries out, he shouts aloud,
he shows himself mighty against his foes.
14 For a long time I have held my peace,
I have kept still and restrained myself;
now I will cry out like a woman in labour,
I will gasp and pant.
15 I will lay waste mountains and hills,
and dry up all their herbage;
I will turn the rivers into islands,
and dry up the pools.
New Revised Standard Version, Anglicised Catholic Edition (NRSVACE)
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