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Zion’s New Name

62 For Zion’s sake I will not keep silent,o

for Jerusalem’s sake I will not remain quiet,

till her vindicationp shines out like the dawn,q

her salvationr like a blazing torch.

The nationss will see your vindication,

and all kings your glory;

you will be called by a new namet

that the mouth of the Lord will bestow.

You will be a crownu of splendor in the Lord’s hand,

a royal diadem in the hand of your God.

No longer will they call you Deserted,v

or name your land Desolate.w

But you will be called Hephzibah,a x

and your land Beulahb;

for the Lord will take delighty in you,

and your land will be married.z

As a young man marries a young woman,

so will your Builder marry you;

as a bridegrooma rejoices over his bride,

so will your God rejoiceb over you.

I have posted watchmenc on your walls, Jerusalem;

they will never be silent day or night.

You who call on the Lord,

give yourselves no rest,d

and give him no reste till he establishes Jerusalem

and makes her the praisef of the earth.

The Lord has sworng by his right hand

and by his mighty arm:

“Never again will I give your grainh

as food for your enemies,

and never again will foreigners drink the new wine

for which you have toiled;

but those who harvest it will eati it

and praise the Lord,j

and those who gather the grapes will drink it

in the courts of my sanctuary.”k

10 Pass through, pass through the gates!l

Prepare the way for the people.

Build up, build up the highway!m

Remove the stones.

Raise a bannern for the nations.

11 The Lord has made proclamation

to the ends of the earth:o

“Say to Daughter Zion,p

‘See, your Savior comes!q

See, his reward is with him,

and his recompense accompanies him.’ ”r

1They will be calleds the Holy People,t

the Redeemedu of the Lord;

and you will be called Sought After,

the City No Longer Deserted.v


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