Isaiah 52:1-7 GNT

1 Jerusalem, be strong and great again! 1 Holy city of God, clothe yourself with splendor! The heathen will never enter your gates again.

References for Isaiah 52:1

    • 105 52:1 - 52.1 Rev 21.2, 27.
      2 Shake yourself free, Jerusalem! Rise from the dust and sit on your throne! Undo the chains that bind you, captive people of Zion!
      3 The Sovereign Lord says to his people, "When you became slaves, no money was paid for you; in the same way nothing will be paid to set you free.
      4 When you went to live in Egypt as foreigners, you did so of your own free will; Assyria, however, took you away by force and paid nothing for you.
      5 And now in Babylonia the same thing has happened: you are captives, and nothing was paid for you. Those who rule over you boast and brag and constantly show contempt for me. 2

      References for Isaiah 52:5

        • 106 52:5 - 52.5 Ro 2.24.
          6 In time to come you will acknowledge that I am God and that I have spoken to you."
          7 How wonderful it is to see 3 a messenger coming across the mountains, bringing good news, the news of peace! He announces victory and says to Zion, "Your God is king!"

          References for Isaiah 52:7

            • 107 52:7 - 52.7 Nh 1.15; Ro 10.15; Eph 6.15.