The excerpt represents the core issue or deciding factor on which you must meditate, and is drawn from King James Bible:
the way of the sea, beyond Jordan, in Galilee of the nations.
ISA 9:2 The people that walked in darkness have seen a great light:
they that dwell in the land of the shadow of death, upon them hath the
ISA 9:3 Thou hast multiplied the nation, and not increased the joy:
they joy before thee according to the joy in harvest, and as men rejoice
when they divide the spoil.
ISA 9:4 For thou hast broken the yoke of his burden, and the staff of
his shoulder, the rod of his oppressor, as in the day of Midian.
ISA 9:5 For every battle of the warrior is with confused noise, and
garments rolled in blood; but this shall be with burning and fuel of
King James Bible