You who bring good tidings1 to Zion, go up on a high mountain. You who bring good tidings to Jerusalem,a2 lift up your voice with a shout, lift it up, do not be afraid; say to the towns of Judah, "Here is your God!"310
See, the Sovereign LORD comes4 with power,5 and his arm6 rules7 for him. See, his reward8 is with him, and his recompense accompanies him.
He tends his flock like a shepherd:9 He gathers the lambs in his arms10 and carries them close to his heart;11 he gently leads12 those that have young.1312
Who has measured the waters14 in the hollow of his hand,15 or with the breadth of his hand marked off the heavens?16 Who has held the dust of the earth in a basket, or weighed the mountains on the scales and the hills in a balance?17