62 For Zion’s sake I will not 1hold My peace,
And for Jerusalem’s sake I will not rest,
Until her righteousness goes forth as brightness,
And her salvation as a lamp that burns.
2 aThe Gentiles shall see your righteousness,
And all bkings your glory.
cYou shall be called by a new name,
Which the mouth of the Lord will name.
3 You shall also be da crown of glory
In the hand of the Lord,
And a royal diadem
In the hand of your God.
For the Lord delights in you,
And your land shall be married.
So shall your sons marry you;
And as the bridegroom rejoices over the bride,
hSo shall your God rejoice over you.
6 iI have set watchmen on your walls, O Jerusalem;
They shall 6never hold their peace day or night.
You who 7make mention of the Lord, do not keep silent,
And till He makes Jerusalem ja praise in the earth.
And by the arm of His strength:
“Surely I will no longer kgive your grain
As food for your enemies;
And the sons of the foreigner shall not drink your new wine,
For which you have labored.
And praise the Lord;
Those who have brought it together shall drink it lin My holy courts.”
Go through the gates!
mPrepare the way for the people;
Build up the highway!
Take out the stones,
nLift up a banner for the peoples!
To the end of the world:
o“Say to the daughter of Zion,
‘Surely your salvation is coming;
Behold, His preward is with Him,
And His 8work before Him.’ ”
The Redeemed of the Lord;
And you shall be called Sought Out,
A City Not Forsaken.
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