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God promises abundance of spiritual graces to the faithful, that shall believe in Christ out of all nations, and sincerely serve him.

 1 All you that thirst, come to the waters: and you that have no money make haste, buy, and eat: come ye, buy wine and milk without money, and without any price.
Omnes sitientes, venite ad aquas; et qui non habetis argentum, properate, emite, et comedite : venite, emite absque argento et absque ulla commutatione vinum et lac.

 2 Why do you spend money for that which is not bread, and your labour for that which doth not satisfy you? Hearken diligently to me, and eat that which is good, and your soul shall be delighted in fatness.
Quare appenditis argentum non in panibus, et laborem vestrum non in saturitate? Audite, audientes me; et comedite bonum, et delectabitur in crassitudine anima vestra.

 3 Incline your ear and come to me: hear and your soul shall live, and I will make an everlasting covenant with you, the faithful mercies of David.
Inclinate aurem vestram, et venite ad me; audite, et vivet anima vestra; et feriam vobiscum pactum sempiternum, misericordias David fideles.

 4 Behold I have given him for a witness to the people, for a leader and a master to the Gentiles.
Ecce testem populis dedi eum, ducem ac praeceptorem gentibus.

 5 Behold thou shalt call a nation, which thou knewest not: and the nations that knew not thee shall run to thee, because of the Lord thy God, and for the Holy One of Israel, for he hath glorified thee.
Ecce gentem quam nesciebas vocabis; et gentes, quae te non cognoverunt ad te current, propter Dominum Deum tuum, et Sanctum Israel, quia glorificavit te.

 6 Seek ye the Lord, while he may be found: call upon him, while he is near.
Quaerite Dominum dum inveniri potest; invocate eum dum prope est.

 7 Let the wicked forsake his way, and the unjust man his thoughts, and let him return to the Lord, and he will have mercy on him, and to our God: for he is bountiful to forgive.
Derelinquat impius viam suam, et vir iniquus cogitationes suas, et revertatur ad Dominum, et miserebitur ejus; et ad Deum nostrum, quoniam multus est ad ignoscendum.

 8 For my thoughts are not your thoughts: nor your ways my ways, saith the Lord.
Non enim cogitationes meae, cogitationes vestrae; neque viae vestrae, viae meae, dicit Dominus.

 9 For as the heavens are exalted above the earth, so are my ways exalted above your ways, and my thoughts above your thoughts.
Quia sicut exaltantur caeli a terra, sic exaltatae sunt viae meae a viis vestris, et cogitationes meae a cogitationibus vestris.

 10 And as the rain and the snow come down from heaven, and return no more thither, but soak the earth, and water it, and make it to spring, and give seed to the sower, and bread to the eater:
Et quomodo descendit imber et nix de caelo, et illuc ultra non revertitur, sed inebriat terram, et infundit eam, et germinare eam facit, et dat semen serenti, et panem comedenti :

 11 So shall my word be, which shall go forth from my mouth: it shall not return to me void, but it shall do whatsoever I please, and shall prosper in the things for which I sent it.
sic erit verbum meum quod egredietur de ore meo; non revertetur ad me vacuum, sed faciet quaecumque volui, et prosperabitur in his ad quae misi illud.

 12 For you shall go out with joy, and be led forth with peace: the mountains and the hills shall sing praise before you, and all the trees of the country shall clap their hands.
Quia in laetitia egrediemini, et in pace deducemini; montes et colles cantabunt coram vobis laudem et omnia ligna regionis plaudent manu.

 13 Instead of the shrub, shall come up the fir tree, and instead of the nettle, shall come up the myrtle tree: and the Lord shall be named for an everlasting sign, that shall not be taken away.
Pro saliunca ascendet abies, et pro urtica crescet myrtus; et erit Dominus nominatus in signum aeternum quod non auferetur.

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