Isaiah 62:1-9 (New International Version)

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Zion's New Name

1 For Zion's sake I will not keep silent,1 for Jerusalem's sake I will not remain quiet, till her righteousness2 shines out like the dawn,3 her salvation4 like a blazing torch. 2 The nations5 will see your righteousness, and all kings your glory; you will be called by a new name6 that the mouth of the LORD will bestow. 3 You will be a crown7 of splendor in the LORD's hand, a royal diadem in the hand of your God. 4 No longer will they call you Deserted,8 or name your land Desolate.9 But you will be called Hephzibah,a10 and your land Beulahb; for the LORD will take delight11 in you, and your land will be married.12 5 As a young man marries a maiden, so will your sonsc marry you; as a bridegroom13 rejoices over his bride, so will your God rejoice14 over you. 6 I have posted watchmen15 on your walls, O Jerusalem; they will never be silent day or night. You who call on the LORD, give yourselves no rest,16 7 and give him no rest17 till he establishes Jerusalem and makes her the praise18 of the earth. 8 The LORD has sworn19 by his right hand and by his mighty arm: "Never again will I give your grain20 as food for your enemies, and never again will foreigners drink the new wine for which you have toiled; 9 but those who harvest it will eat21 it and praise the LORD,22 and those who gather the grapes will drink it in the courts of my sanctuary."23
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