Behold, the nations are as a drop in
the bucket, and are counted as the small dust in the balance.
before Him are as nothing; they are counted to Him less than nothing, and
He bringeth the princes to nothing.
He maketh the judges of the earth as a vanity.
Hast thou not known? Hast thou not heard that the everlasting God, the
Lord, the Creator of the ends of the earth, fainteth not; neither is
And to them that have no strength, He increaseth might.
But they that wait upon the Lord shall renew their strength.
They shall mount up with wings, as eagles.
They shall run, and not be weary.
They shall walk, and not faint.
Quoted more and less directly from the King
James Version of the Bible, beginning with verse 15 and followed by
verses 17, 23, 28, 29, 31 in succession.
The words "strength" and "might' have been
switched in this version of the reading.