The excerpt represents the core issue or deciding factor on which you must meditate, and is drawn from King James Bible:|
which have said to thy soul, Bow down, that we may go over: and thou
hast laid thy body as the ground, and as the street, to them that went
ISA 52:1 Awake, awake; put on thy strength, O Zion; put on thy
beautiful garments, O Jerusalem, the holy city: for henceforth there
shall no more come into thee the uncircumcised and the unclean.
ISA 52:2 Shake thyself from the dust; arise, and sit down, O Jerusalem:
loose thyself from the bands of thy neck, O captive daughter of Zion.
ISA 52:3 For thus saith the LORD, Ye have sold yourselves for nought;
and ye shall be redeemed without money.
ISA 52:4 For thus saith the Lord GOD, My people went down aforetime
King James Bible