66:15 For look, the Lord comes with fire,
his chariots come like a windstorm, 1
to reveal his raging anger,
his battle cry, and his flaming arrows. 2
66:16 For the Lord judges all humanity 3
with fire and his sword;
the Lord will kill many. 4
66:17 “As for those who consecrate and ritually purify themselves so they can follow their leader and worship in the sacred orchards, 5 those who eat the flesh of pigs and other disgusting creatures, like mice 6 – they will all be destroyed together,” 7 says the Lord. 66:18 “I hate their deeds and thoughts! So I am coming 8 to gather all the nations and ethnic groups; 9 they will come and witness my splendor. 66:19 I will perform a mighty act among them 10 and then send some of those who remain to the nations – to Tarshish, Pul, 11 Lud 12 (known for its archers 13 ), Tubal, Javan, 14 and to the distant coastlands 15 that have not heard about me or seen my splendor. They will tell the nations of my splendor. 66:20 They will bring back all your countrymen 16 from all the nations as an offering to the Lord. They will bring them 17 on horses, in chariots, in wagons, on mules, and on camels 18 to my holy hill Jerusalem,” says the Lord, “just as the Israelites bring offerings to the Lord’s temple in ritually pure containers. 66:21 And I will choose some of them as priests and Levites,” says the Lord.