25:8 swallow up death. This event will be fulfilled in the promised resurrection. This verse is quoted in the classic resurrection passage (I Corinthians 15:54).
25:8 wipe away tears. Note Revelation 7:17; 21:4.
25:9 waited for Him. “Unto them that look for Him shall He appear the second time without sin unto salvation” (Hebrews 9:28). See also II Timothy 4:8.