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Isaiah 62

62
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1For Zion's sake I will not keep silence,
And for the sake of Jerusalem I will not rest,
Until her righteousness go forth as brightness;
And her salvation like a torch that burneth.
2And the nations shall see thy righteousness,
And all kings thy glory;
And thou shalt be called by a new name,
Which the mouth of Jehovah shall name.
3Thou shalt also be a beautiful crown in the hand of Jehovah,
And a royal diadem in the palm of the hand of thy God.
4Thou shalt no more be termed, Forsaken;
Neither shall thy land any more be termed, Desolate;
But thou shalt be called, The object of my delight;
And thy land, The wedded matron:
For Jehovah shall delight in thee,
And thy land shall be joined in marriage.
5For as a young man marrieth a virgin,
So shall thy sons marry thee,
And as the bridegroom rejoiceth over the bride,
So shall thy God rejoice over thee.
6I have set watchmen upon thy walls, O Jerusalem!
All the day and all the night long they shall not keep silence.
Ye that make mention of Jehovah, keep not silence,
7And give Him no rest,
Till He establish, and till He make Jerusalem a praise in the earth.
8 Jehovah hath sworn by his right hand, and by the arm of his strength:
Surely, I will no more give thy corn for food to thine enemies,
And the sons of the stranger shall not drink thy wine, for which thou hast laboured:
9But they that have gathered it shall eat it,
And shall praise Jehovah:
And they that have brought it together, shall drink it in the courts of my holiness.
10Pass ye, pass through the gates;
Prepare the way for the people;
Cast up, cast up the causeway; clear it of stones;
Lift up a standard for the people.
11Behold! Jehovah hath proclaimed unto the end of the earth:
Say ye to the daughter of Zion, Behold! thy salvation cometh;
Behold! his reward is with him, and his recompense before him.
12And they shall be called: The Holy People, The Redeemed of Jehovah;
And thou shalt be called: The Frequented, The City Unforsaken.

Isaiah 62

62
Zion’s New Identity
1For the sake of Zion I will not be silent,
and for the sake of Jerusalem I will not maintain a quiet attitude,
until her righteousness goes out like the bright light,
and her salvation burns like a torch.
2And the nations shall see your righteousness,
and all the kings your glory,
and you will be called#Literally “it shall be called to you” a new name
that the mouth of Yahweh will designate.
3And you shall be a crown of beauty in the hand of Yahweh,
and a headband of royalty in the hand of your God.
4It shall no longer be said of you, “Forsaken,”
and it shall no longer be said of your land, “Desolation!”
but you will#Literally “to you it shall” be called “My Delight Is In Her,”
and your land, “Married,”
for Yahweh delights in you,
and your land shall be married.
5For as a young man marries a virgin,
so shall your sons marry you,
and as is the joy of the bridegroom over the bride,
so shall your God rejoice over you.
6I have appointed watchmen upon your walls, Jerusalem;
all day and all night they shall never be silent.
You who profess Yahweh have no rest.
7And you must not give him rest until he establishes,
and until he makes#Literally “places” Jerusalem an object of praise#Literally “a praise” in the earth.
8Yahweh has sworn by his right hand,
and by his mighty arm,#Literally “the arm of his might”
“Surely I will never again give your grain as food to your enemies,#Literally “those who are hostile to you”
and surely foreigners#Literally “sons of a foreign country” shall not drink your new wine at which you have labored.”
9But those who gather it shall eat it, and they shall praise Yahweh,
and those who gather it shall drink it in my holy courts.#Literally “the courts of my holiness”
10Pass through, pass through the gates!
Make the way clear for#Literally “of” the people!
Pile up, pile up the highway; clear it of stones!#Hebrew “stone”
Lift up an ensign over the peoples!
11Look! Yahweh has proclaimed to the end of the earth:
Say to daughter Zion, “Look, your salvation is coming!
Look, his reward is with him,
and his reward before him.
12And they shall call them “The Holy People,#Literally “People of the Holiness” The Redeemed Of Yahweh,”
and you#Literally “to you it” shall be called “Sought After, A City Is Not Forsaken.”