Chapter 62

Zion’s Glory and New Name

1 For Zion’s sake I will not keep silent,

And for Jerusalem’s sake I will not keep quiet,

Until her arighteousness goes forth like brightness,

And her bsalvation like a torch that is burning.

2 The anations will see your righteousness,

And all kings your glory;

And you will be called by a new bname

Which the mouth of the Lord will designate.

3 You will also be a acrown of beauty in the hand of the Lord,

And a royal 1diadem in the hand of your God.

4 It will no longer be said to you, “1aForsaken,”

Nor to your land will it any longer be said, “2Desolate”;

But you will be called, “3My delight is in her,”

And your land, “4bMarried”;

For the cLord delights in you,

And to Him your land will be married.

5 For as a young man marries a virgin,

So your sons will marry you;

And as the 1bridegroom rejoices over the bride,

So your aGod will rejoice over you.

6 On your walls, O Jerusalem, I have appointed awatchmen;

All day and all night they will never keep silent.

You who bremind the Lord, take no rest for yourselves;

7 And agive Him no rest until He establishes

And makes bJerusalem a praise in the earth.

8 aThe Lord has sworn by His right hand and by His strong arm,

“I will bnever again give your grain as food for your enemies;

Nor will 1foreigners drink your new wine for which you have labored.”

9 But those who agarner it will eat it and praise the Lord;

And those who gather it will drink it in the courts of My sanctuary.

10 Go through, ago through the gates,

Clear the way 1for the people;

bBuild up, build up the chighway,

Remove the stones, lift up a dstandard over the peoples.

11 Behold, the Lord has proclaimed to the aend of the earth,

bSay to the daughter of Zion, “Lo, your csalvation comes;

dBehold His reward is with Him, and His recompense before Him.”

12 And they will call them, “aThe holy people,

The bredeemed of the Lord”;

And you will be called, “Sought out, a city cnot forsaken.”


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